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Rhodes Diagoros International Airport

Rhodes Diagoros International Airport (RHO)

Overview

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is the fourth-busiest airport in Greece and it serves close to four million passengers annually. It's a great airport to use as an entry-point to many popular resorts on the Greek coast.

Summer is peak season for holidaymakers wishing to soak up the sun in a Greek island paradise and as such it is often much more difficult to book flights to Rhodes Diagros International Airport during the summer months as the flights sell out quickly. Rhodes Airport is well equipped to deal with the summer hordes making it a fast and efficient airport to use when holidaying in Greece.

Location

The airport is located just nine miles (14km) from Rodos on the island of Rhodes in Greece.

Getting to the city

A public bus runs from the airport into town. Tickets cost just €2 and the bus runs between 6.50am and 11.05pm. There are eleven buses each day. They leave from a bus station 300m from the terminal after Exit 1. The trip into town takes 40 minutes. Metered airport taxis are also available from outside the terminal.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3 between last Sunday in April and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +30 22 410 88 700.

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz all provide rental cars at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be caught from outside the terminal. They are generally metered but if no meter is available passengers should agree on a price before leaving the airport. General fares to various parts of the island range from about €15 to Kremasti to about €44 to Lardos, Pefkos or Vlycha and about €48 to get to Lindos. It costs about €22 for the 25-minute trip into Rhodes Town.

Facilities

ATMs, a bank, currency exchange facilities, left luggage lockers, duty free shops, souvenir stores, restaurants, snack kiosks and medical facilities are all available and the airport is accessible to disabled persons.

Parking

Short- and long-term parking is available at Rhodes Diagros Airport. It is located directly opposite the terminal.

Departure Tax

A departure tax of €12 is levied on all passengers.

Website

www.hcaa.gr/content/index.asp?tid=122&lang=2

Airlines

Aegean Airlines, Arkia, Belle Air, easyJet, Olympic Air and Ryanair all provide flights to Rhodes Diagros International Airport.

Business Lounges

Rhodes Diagros International Airport doesn't have formal conference and business facilities. Passengers can try the information desk for printing, faxing and photocopying, but this is a last resort option.


Rhodes Diagoros International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.