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COVID-19 test locations
If you need a negative COVID-19 test result before departure, please check these overviews below of test locations.
Covid-19 information and test facilities for Greece
Since 1 May 2022, all passengers arriving in Greece regardless of their country of origin, will no longer be required to present any Covid related certificate as all relevant restrictions are lifted.
The use of face masks is mandatory for everyone above the age of 4, at all indoor areas, including airport areas, during boarding, as well as during any flight to/from and within Greece.
Passengers are required to comply with the instructions of airports, airlines and Hotel personnel related to crowd management.
Travelling to the Netherlands
Travelling to the Netherlands:
Passengers aged 12 years and older travelling from Athens and any point in Greece as well as from any high-risk area within the EU/Schengen area (“high-risk area within the EU/Schengen area” should redirect to: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/checklist-entry/from-the-eu ) must:
3. Test proof. (Test proof should redirect to: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/mandatory-negative-test-results-and-declaration/information-on-the-test-result ) The test proof must include either a negative NAAT test (PCR, mPOCT, NAAT, RT PCR, RT LAMP and TMA) result taken within 48 hours before departure, or a negative rapid test (Antigen, NAAT, TMA, RT-LAMP, ID-Now and PCR) result taken within 24 hours before departure.
This does not apply to passengers in transit if they do not leave the airport.
No self-quarantine required when entering the Netherlands from a country or region within the EU/Schengen area.
Athens International Airport in partnership with IATRIKON ATHINON have put in place PCR and Rapid test facility as follows:
PCR and Antigen Rapid Tests:
Location: Indoors at Arrivals level between entrance doors 2 and 3 of Arrivals Main Terminal Building.
Opening hours: 24/7
Antigen Rapid Test Results: Usually available in 15-30 minutes. IATRIKON will provide passengers with a test outcome certificate in English. Upon testing passengers will be advised on the available options to get this certificate well prior their check in process.
Cost: Antigen Rapid Test currently at 20€. PCR Test currently at 60€.
Forms of payment: Customers should pay for the service with a debit or credit card.
Recommendation: As there are no scheduled appointments, customers must be aware of potential flow sequence issues. Therefore, passengers who intent to take an Antigen Rapid Test just before their flight are advised to arrive at the airport 4 hours and no later than 3 hours prior to their planned departure in order to ensure smooth flow and to get the test certificate on time