Covid-19 information and test facilities for Greece
All passengers aged over 12 years old are required to: -Be fully vaccinated (depending on the doses required) at least 14 days prior to travel and to hold the appropriate vaccination certificate, or -Hold a RT-PCR test certificate obtained from an accredited laboratory within 72 hours prior to their time of arrival in Greece, or -Hold a Rapid Antigen test certificate obtained from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours prior to their time of arrival in Greece, or -Hold a certificate of recovery from Covid-19 that is issued at least 30 days after their first positive Covid-19 test result, and within 2-9 months before travelling, or -Hold an EU Digital Covid Certificate, either in digital or paper form. This should include information regarding vaccination, or the last result of Covid test or proof of recovery from Covid within the accepted time frame. The airline is not allowed to carry passengers who fail to comply with above requirements. Prior to travelling to Greece customers must hold: -A valid e-PLF receipt and a QR code confirming they, or someone they are travelling with (e.g. parent, tour guide), has submitted a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at least 24 hours before check in, or -An email from the Greek authorities confirming the PLF has been submitted. This can be done by registering at: https://travel.gov.gr/#/user/login
Information about Covid measures can be found at: https://travel.gov.gr/#/
Travelling to the Netherlands:
Passengers travelling to the Netherlands from Athens and any point in Greece as well as from any area that is included in the list of safe countries/regions found at: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/eu-list-of-safe-countries are only required to: Fill in a Health Declaration form. An example of the form can be found online here. A paper form is not required for passengers travelling to or from Amsterdam. Passengers can submit the form online. To find out which health and/or test requirements currently apply to your trip, please check, shortly before your departure, https://klm.traveldoc.aero/
Make sure to enter your entire route if your trip includes transfers. You need a test for entry at your destination airport ? Please check the overview of the worldwide test locations here.
Athens International Airport in partnership with IATRIKON ATHINON have put in place PCR and Rapid test facility as follows:
PCR Tests locations:
-From 07:00 till 23:00 indoors at Departures level opposite to check in counter 150, located close to entrance No 4 of the Departures Main Terminal Building. -From 23:00 till 07.00 indoors at Arrivals level between entrance doors 2 and 3.
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.