This small Greek island is a great holiday destination for all those who enjoy spending time on amazing sandy beaches because there are so many of them here. It does not lack other beautiful places for sightseeing, as well as a vibrant nightlife. It is the second biggest Dodecanese island where you will enjoy every minute of your vacation.
Kos International Airport“Hippocrates"
This airport is the only airport that serves the island of Kos in Greece. The airport code is KGS, and it is located about a mile away from Andimachia village. KGS is also the second-closest airport to Bodrum, a Turkish city. It served more than 2,5 million passengers in 2018. The airport got its name after Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician also known as the father of western medicine.
Things to do
This island is a paradise for beach and water sports lovers, so visiting amazing beaches is the best thing to do when you arrive - Lambi Beach, Psalidi Beach, Therma Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach. Many of them have bars with nice coconut drinks, cocktails, and cappuccinos and stunning views. Apart from sandy shores, those who love nature and animals should go to Plaka Forest and see peacocks, tortoises, and many other animals roaming free.
If you’re looking for a place to try Greek food, you will have numerous options. Perhaps the most popular dish not only in Kos but in entire Greece is tasty gyros which you can get for only $3. It will be even more delicious if you add a Greek beer. There are, of course, more pricey restaurants with better service, but you can find great food even in those cheaper places. You can also try other popular dishes with olives, cheese, eggplant, or mouth-watering yogurt.
How to get from Kos Airport to Kos Town?
Kos is a very small island and does not offer many transportation options. When looking for Kos Airport transfers, you will find airport taxis, public transportation, rental cars, coach transfers, and a couple of private transfer companies. However, you don’t have to worry about anything since we are here to help you book the best deal. See below to find out all quality transfer options along with their rates.
Kos Airport Transfers
There are only a couple of transfer companies, but they can take you to your accommodation or other final destination safely and without delays. Check them out below.
KOSTRANSFERS by S.G. Executive Services provides high-end airport transfers to any place on this beautiful island. They have comfortable vehicles with complimentary WiFi, water, and newspapers so that they can take you to downtown Kos in no time.
If you’re looking for a ride from Kos Airport to Kos Town, you can get a private sedan for up to 4 passengers for 45€(~$50). So, if you’re traveling with a few friends, you can get a pretty reasonable price for a private transfer service.
Where to meet the driver at Kos Airport?
Your chauffeur will meet you in the arrivals hall holding a name-board. They offer a free 30-minute waiting time after your flight’s landing.
If you need any help or additional assistance, call 0030 6948537227 or send an e-mail at email@example.com.
Kos Airport Shuttle can take you from the airport to any hotel at any time of the day. They offer shared and reliable transfers for very affordable prices. Book your shuttle bus or mini bus ride online to get a travel voucher which you have to present to the driver. This is one of the best Kos Airport transfers to hotels.
Their rates from Kos Airport to Kos hotels are as low as €16(~$18).
Kos Airport Taxi Transfer
Private taxi cab service is a very efficient transportation option which is available 24/7 and very popular on the Kos island. You can find Kos taxi service outside the Hippocrates Airport terminal building. All vehicles are silver and have the distinctive yellow and black taxi sign on the roof of the vehicle.
Under normal traffic conditions, the taxi ride from Kos Airport to Kos Town will cost approximately 37€(~$42).
However, you should remember that the prices will be higher after midnight until 5 AM. Also, the trip to the city center takes around 30 minutes.
The cheapest Kos Airport transfers are public buses, and this local transport is very easy to find. The bus stop is conveniently located 50 meters from the terminal building, while tickets can be purchased onboard.
KTEL bus departs from the airport, stops in Mastichari, and then takes you straight to the town of Kos. So, if you’re trying to find the cheapest ride from KGS to the city center, look no further.
The bus ticket costs 3.20€ for a 40-minute ride to the town. However, note that these bus transfers aren’t always punctual, so they aren’t a good choice if you’re in a hurry.
KGS Car Rental
If you want to be able to get around easily, without delays or waiting, you should rent a car. This transportation service is more expensive but also a much more convenient option. There are 6 car rental service providers at Kos Airport, and you can find all of them at the Arrivals. See their contact information in our list below.
+30 22420 51313
Avis / Budget
+30 22420 51885
+30 22420 51400
+30 22420 51400
+30 22420 51915
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.