Transfer Options from Kos International Airport to Kos Port

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How to get from Kos Airport to the Port of Kos

Kos International Airport, Hippocrates, offers two means of transportation to the Port of Kos. The most common choice is taxis, mainly due to the convenience of personal space and safety. Another way to get to the port of Kos is with a KTEL bus. The Kos airport taxi ride to the port of Kos should not cost more than 37€, while the total trip takes around 30 minutes. On the other hand, the journey from the airport to the port by bus costs 3.20€ with a trip duration of approximately 40 minutes.

Comparison of the options

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OPTION PRICE TIME AVAILABLE
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Taxi €37 30min 24/7 Details
Bus €3.20 40min 07:55–19:50 Details

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How to get from Kos airport to Port of Kos by taxi

Regardless of the taxi operator, all taxis at Kos airport are silver and carry the distinctive yellow and black rooftop taxi sign. Under normal traffic conditions, the Kos airport taxi ride to the Port of Kos will take around 30 minutes, while the total trip will cost approximately 37€. During high seasons travelers might need to wait 5 to 10 minutes for an available taxi vehicle, if they do not pre-book their ride with a private taxi operator.

How to get from Kos airport to Port of Kos by taxi

Regardless of the taxi operator, all taxis at Kos airport are silver and carry the distinctive yellow and black rooftop taxi sign. Under normal traffic conditions, the Kos airport taxi ride to the Port of Kos will take around 30 minutes, while the total trip will cost approximately 37€. During high seasons travelers might need to wait 5 to 10 minutes for an available taxi vehicle, if they do not pre-book their ride with a private taxi operator.

Taxi fare from Kos airport to Port of Kos

Under normal traffic conditions, normal taxi rides from the airport to the port of Kos will cost around 37€. However, many taxi service providers offer great deals especially for groups of travelers. Taxi fares could further be affected by the time of the day, type/size of vehicle as well as the amount of carried luggage.

Pre-booking a taxi

You can pre-book a taxi at the same price as a regular cab from the line with Welcome Pickups. In addition to a comfortable ride you also will get:

  • Personal attention by polite and professional local drivers.
  • No hidden fees. The taxi price includes absolutely everything.
  • Flight monitoring, so you do not have to inform or worry about flight delays.
  • Best price guarantee and full refund in case you have to cancel.
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Convenience

On the island of Kos taxis are available 24/7, operate with fixed prices and offer comfortable and safe rides. Thus, they are by far the most convenient travel method to get from the airport to the port of Kos.

Editor’s Note

When taking a regular town taxi, make sure that you either agree upon a fixed price before you enter the vehicle or that the taxi meter is properly zeroed before the trip.

Useful Tips

It is advised to pre-book a taxi before you start your trip. Finding the right taxi at the last moment can be quite tedious, due to the high demand especially in the summer season.
Feel free to ask the driver for instructions about places and popular destinations since they are very knowledgeable of the island.

How to get from Kos airport to Port of Kos by bus

There is only a single bus network from the airport to the port of Kos. Since the Port is located at a walking distance from the town centre of Kos, the KTEL bus operating from the airport is the same one for both destinations. Similarly, the bus ride costs 3.20€ and will take approximately 40 minutes for the total trip duration.

How to get from Kos airport to Port of Kos by bus

There is only a single bus network from the airport to the port of Kos. Since the Port is located at a walking distance from the town centre of Kos, the KTEL bus operating from the airport is the same one for both destinations. Similarly, the bus ride costs 3.20€ and will take approximately 40 minutes for the total trip duration.

How much is the bus from Kos airport to port of Kos?

The bus tickets from Kos International Airport cost 3.20€ and 1.60€ for students. The tickets must be purchased on the bus and cash is the only accepted payment method.

Cost

3.20€

Trip Duration

40 Min.

The waiting time ranges from 30 minutes to 3 hours.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Kos airport bus is available from 7:55 am to 7:50 pm.

Where do I get it from?

The bus from Kos airport is located about 50m from the arrival gate of the airport. Follow the signs that will guide you to the bus station. If you are having difficulty, ask a staff member of the airport.

Convenience

The bus is not the most convenient mean of transportation to get to the port of Kos when travelling with many pieces of luggage and children because of its unreliable schedule which can result in very long waiting times.

Editor’s Note

Bus drivers in Kos can usually speak sufficient English to answer any questions you may have about directions or the island in general.

Useful Tips

If you are a student, please carry your student ID on you, in case of an inspection.
The bus can sometimes be really crowded, therefore it is advised to keep an eye on your personal belongings.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Kos airport to Kos port?

The average taxi fare from Kos airport to the port of Kos is 37€. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How far is it from Kos airport to the port of Kos?

The total distance from Kos airport to the port of Kos is 23.7 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 30 minutes.

How much does the bus from Kos airport to city center cost?

The bus tickets cost 3.20€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased from the driver with cash.

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