MEC

Access to MEC

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Location

The Mediterranean Exhibition Centre (MEC) is at 301, Lavriou Ave., Paiania, Attica.

It is directly accessible either via Lavriou Avenue (no 301) or Attiki Odos (Exit 17 – Kantza).

MEC is at a distance of:

  • 10 minutes drive from the Athens ʼEleftherios Venizelosʼ International Airport
  • 10 minutes drive via the Athens-Thessaloniki hignway, Metamorfosi
  • 25 minutes drive from downtown Athens

Parking

MEC provides 30,000 m2 of free parking space.

Access

By car

MEC is directly and easily accessible by car via all major Attica roadways:

Athens-Thessaloniki Highway, Ymittos Ring Road, Attiki Odos
Lavriou Avenue, Mesogeion Avenue, Vari-Koropi Avenue

Attiki Odos

MEC is close (1,5 km) to Exit 17-KANTZA.

...Travelling to MEC from Thessaloniki:

Driving on the Athens-Thessaloniki Highway directrion to Athens, take Exit 8 of the Attiki Odos (Metamorfosi) to MARKOPOULO. Then, take Exit 17-KANTZA to MEC.

 

...Travelling to MEC from Patras:

Driving on Attiki Odos to MARKOPOULO, take Exit 17-KANTZA to MEC.

...Driving from the Athens International Airport-Markopoulo to MEC:

Driving on Attiki Odos to ELEFSINA, take Exit 17-KANTZA to find yourself at MEC.

Ymittos Ring Road

...Driving on Ymittos Ring Road to MEC:

Take Exit Υ6 – GLYKA NERA to Lavriou Avenue to reach MEC (about 2km)

or

Take Exit Υ7Μ and drive on Attiki Odos to MARKOPOULO. Then take Exit 17-KANTZA of Attiki Odos to MEC (1,5 km).

Mesogeion Avenue

.....Driving on Mesogeion Avenue to Rafina, turn right into Lavriou Avenue (Stavros of Ag. Paraskevi Crossroads) to Paiania and then straight to MEC (4 km).

Driving on Mesogeion Avenue towards Athens, turn left to Lavriou Avenue (Stavros of Ag. Paraskevi Crossroads) towards Paiania and then straight to MEC (4 km).

By public transport

OASA (Buses)

Line 307 Doukissis Plakentias - Glyka Nera - Koropi Suburban
Line 308 Nomismatokopeio - Paiania - Koropi
Line 125 Nomismatokopeio - Paiania - Varkiza

Bus Stop: VYTHOULKA (Heading to Koropi)
Bus Stop: MICHOULI (heading to Athens)

Attica KTEL (Coaches)

Lines fron Pedio Areos (Downtown Athens, nearest metro station VICTORIA) to Porto Rafti, Lavrio, etc.

Bus Stop: VYTHOULKA (Heading to Koropi)
Bus Stop: MICHOULI (heading to Athens)

By rail

Suburban Railway

Line Airport-Ano Liosia
Station: DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS or KANTZA

Underground
Line 3 Airport – Agia Marina
Station: DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS or KANTZA

A SPECIAL BUS SERVICE PROVIDES TRANSFER TO mec

Arriving in Athens by plane

The "Eleftherios Venizelos" International Airport is at a 15 km distance from MEC. 

Using a TAXI or a PRIVATE CAR the journey lasts 10 minutes through Attiki Odos to ELEFSINA (Exit 17 – KANTZA).

 

Map

 


 
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