Kos Airport 'Ippocrates'

International Airport

IATA Code: KGS,  ICAO Code: LGKO

Kos Airport 'Ippocrates', location, map  Airport location

Kos International Airport is located 23 km (14.5 mi) southwest of the city center, near the village of Andimachia.

Distance from Kos Airport to:
Kos Port 23 km
Antimachia 2 km
Kardamaina 7 km
Mastihari 7 km
Marmari 12 km
Kefalos 16 km
Tingaki 16 km
Kamari 17 km
Zia 20 km
Agios Fokas 32 km

From and To Kos Airport

Kos Airport Ippokratis, CAR By car and motorbike

‘Hippocrates’ airport is connected with the city of Kos via the provincial road Kos - Kefalos. The journey time from Kos airport to the city center is approximately 30 minutes. GPS Address: Kos Airport, 853 02, Kos, Greece


FROM AND TO Kos AIRPORT Ippokratis, BUS By bus

Kos airport is linked by direct bus services to the city of Kos, Kardamena, Kefalos and Mastichari. Bus rides between the airport and Kos take 30 – 35 minutes. The bus station is located close to the Terminal Building.
Tickets are sold onboard. Bus fares – one way: €3,20 (Airport – Kos), €2,50 (Airport – Kefalos), €2,00 (Airport – Kardamena).
For further information, call on +30 22420 – 22292 or visit ktel-kos.gr/site_en/


FROM AND TO Kos airport Ippokratis, Taxi, booking, fares By Taxi

There is a taxi rank directly in front of the Arrivals Hall. Alternatively, you may choose to pre-book a taxi to pick you up at the airport. The driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it. Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off directly outside the main Terminal.




Kos Airport 'Ippocrates' rent a car  Car Hire

Kos Airport has six of the largest global car-hire firms with desks in the Arrivals area of the Terminal Building.
Contact details of the official car hire agencies:

Company Telephone Email
Avance +30 22420 51313 kos@avance.gr
Avis, Budget +30 22420 51885 kos.airport@avis.gr
Hertz
Thrifty
+30 22420 51400 reservations@hertz.gr
reservations@thrifty.com.gr
Sixt +30 22420 51915 KosAirport@sixt.gr

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Pre-booking your car ensures you will get a better price, a wider choice of cars and the guarantee that it will be waiting for you when you arrive at the airport.

Airport Contact Information

 Telephone +30 22420 56000
📠 Fax +30 22420 51833
📧 Feedback form Link
 Postal address Kos Airport,
P.C. 85302, Kos, Greece

Kos Airport 'Ippocrates', useful links  Useful Links

1. Arrivals / Departures
2. Airlines
3. Duty Free Shops
4. Cafes and Restaurants
5. Kos airport weather forecast
6. Accomodation

Kos airport info  General Info about Kos Airport

Kos Airport ‘Hippocrates’ is the fifth busiest airport in Greece. In 2020, it handled 779.770 passengers, a 70% decrease from 2019 as well as 7.708 aircraft movements, a decrease of 57% from 2019. It is used by over 25 airlines flying to more than 60 destinations in 20 countries. The airport has one runway (with a length of 2.375 m) along with one operational terminal, which covers 24.000 square meters.
Airport Facilities: ATMs (Eurobank, Euronet and Piraeus Bank), Cafes, Restaurants, Duty-Free shops, First Aid Station, free WiFi. ‘Hippocrates’ airport does not have air bridges, so boarding and disembarking require the use of buses.
Hotels: There are no hotels within the airport.
Parking: There is a parking lot free of charge very close to the terminal.
Airport name: Kos Airport is named after Hippocrates (460 - 370 BC), who is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is often referred to as the ‘Father of Medicine’ (wikipedia).
Alternative airports near Kos: Rhodes airport (RHO), Kalymnos airport (JKL).

Kos info  Facts and information about Kos

Kos is part of the Dodecanese island chain in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It is the third largest island of the Dodecanese after Rhodes and Karpathos. Kos counts 31.000 inhabitants, making it the second most populous of the Dodecanese. The name ‘Kos’ derives from the daughter of the mythical King Meropas. Rich history and sandy beaches are the two major attractions of Kos, along with vivid nightlife.
Best places to visit in Kos: Asklepieion, Ancient Gymnasium, Casa Romana, Roman Odeon, Ottoman Mosques, Kos Archaeological Museum, Agios Stefanos beach, Tigaki beach, Paradise beach, Cavo Paradiso, Therma Hot Springs.