Venue



Megaron Athens International Conference Centre
Vas. Sofias & Kokkali,
115 21 Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30 210 72 82 333

The Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, completed in 1991, is one of the world’s finest conference venues.

Specialist companies and consultants from throughout Europe were brought together, as a team, to create a cultural centre to match the high standards of the world’s leading orchestras and to create a conference centre with technical abilities unrivalled by most other European venues. Its superb acoustics has been acclaimed both by the public and by renowned performers of the music and art world.

The Megaron Athens International Conference Centre offers a total capacity of 6,500 delegates and a total exhibition area of 4,800 square metres. The venue also offers state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and built-in simultaneous interpretation systems.

It is situated right in the heart of Athens at the junction of Vassilissis Sofias Avenue and Kokkali Street. The Athens Concert Hall also has a metro station named after it -'Megaron Mousikis'.

How to reach the 13th IACC Conference Venue

The venue is situated right in the heart of Athens and is easily accessible by metro, bus and trolley bus. It is also located at a walking distance from main hotels such as the Athens Hilton and Holiday Inn and many other smaller hotels. Commuting to and from the city center and the Athens International Airport or other locations is quite easy:

  • 30 min. from the Athens International Airport (www.aia.gr)
  • 3-5 min. from the city center.

By Metro: There is direct access from the airport and the city centre to the venue from the metro station “Megaron Moussikis” on metro line 3 (blue line). Please visit the Athens Metro website for detailed information at www.ametro.gr

By Bus: The following buses, express buses and trolley buses pass and stop near The International Conference Center of the Athens Concert Hall

  • Buses: 450, 550, 601, 603
  • Express Buses: X95 (direct airport line), A5, E6, E7, X14
  • Cable "Trolley" Buses: 3, 7, 8, 13

For more information about the public transportation network in Athens please visit: www.oasa.gr

From the airport:
Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is located in Spata, 33 km southeast of Athens and serves all international and domestic flights. The airport is easily accessible from the Congress Venue and the city centre via motorway, express bus or metro. An average journey by taxi from the airport to the city centre should take approximately 40-50 minutes, depending on traffic, costing around €25 –30. The express bus line X95 (direction Syntagma) serves Athens city centre. A ticket for the airport express line costs €3.20. It allows unlimited travel by all public transport means (incl. bus and metro) for 24 hours from the time of validation. The metro line 3 runs every 10 minutes from the airport and the trip to the city centre takes approximately 30 minutes and costs €6.


Venue Accessibility for the physically disabled: The 13th IACC Conference Venue has received the European Union's 'Helios' award in the public buildings category for accessibility to those with special needs. The entrance to the Venue and all the indoor areas inside are easily accessible, without forcing people with special needs to use a different route than other visitors. There are also restrooms for the physically disabled in all levels of the building.

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