Airport Info

Airport Location
"Diagoras" Airport is situated on Rhodes west coast, some 15km southwest from Rhodes town, almost adjacent to the village of Paradeisi.

To/from the airport
Bus*
RODA, island's one of two bus companies, connects the airport to Rhodes city with multiple daily trips all year round. The route starts from the central bus station at Rhodes city center (view map) and via west coast's main road artery stops within airport premises (view map). Please note that this is the only bus route from/to the airport so if your destination is other than west coast's resorts you have to change buses at the central bus station. For more info regarding time schedules and ticket prices, please click here.  
* Please note that since March 2013 ticket system for RODA routes has changed; tickets are not issued any more by bus drivers upon embarkment but instead have to be pre-purchased from designated outlets and presented to the driver upon embarkment. 
Buying a ticket while at city center isn't difficult, bus station kiosks as well minimarkets and kiosks sell tickets while the outdoor cafe and one of the mini markets located in airport ground floor serve the airport bus stop. Be careful though as in general it might be difficult to purchase tickets in rural or isolated areas so organize in advance and buy return or multiple tickets just in case.

Taxi
The island has plenty of taxis (colored in plain blue or blue with white roofs) that are available either at designated taxi ranks or via phone call. The airport taxi rank is situated exactly opposite the arrivals hall exits and operates with a first come first served system. Please note that taxis do not use a taximeter as prices are fixed depending on destination. You can see the prices both on the internet and on large boards at taxi ranks. For more info regarding taxis and prices, please click herehere and here.

Car
Many rent-a-car companies have branches at the airport, varying from well-known international brands to local firms. Of course, you can also book from another company and have the car delivered at the airport.
The airport is easily accessed through the west coast avenue (Rhodes-Airport-Kamiros Avenue) or the Tsairi-Airport National Road depending on your point of origin/destination. Even if you are not aware of local road network, don't be scared; it's limited and easy to learn. Moreover, it's well signposted for reaching main points of interest.

Airlines & Destinations
As an island airport, "Diagoras" is well connected year round to Greece's main urban centers as well as Crete. Moreover, as part and capital of the Dodecanese island cluster, its also connected to islands that have airports. For a list of domestic airlines and destinations please click here.
Rhodes is also a vey popular summer destination, mainly for Europeans, so between March and October numerous airlines fly here from all over Europe. For a list of international airlines and destinations please click here

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