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Transfer Options from Rhodes International Airport to Rhodes Town

Due to the small size of the island, Rhodes Airport offers just two transportation options to the Town of Rhodes. Taxis are generally considered the most popular and convenient travel choice from the airport, while buses are usually less favored since they take twice the travel time to any destination. Rhodes airport taxi rides to the city centre of Rhodes cost around 29.50€ with a travel time of 20 minutes under light traffic. On the other hand, one-way bus tickets to the Town of Rhodes cost 2.20€, with a trip duration of 40 minutes.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Rhodes at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €27 20min 24/7 Book
Taxi €29.50 20min 24/7
Bus €4.40 40min 06:30–23:00

How to get from Rhodes airport to city centre by taxi

The taxis at Rhodes Airport can be recognized by their dark blue body and white roof colors. Moreover, all taxis in the island are obliged to carry a distinctive white rooftop taxi sign. Regardless of the taxi provider to the town of Rhodes the common fare is around 29.50€ for a total trip of 20 minutes. Finally, travelers might experience 5-10 minute queues for an available Rhodes airport taxi, on periods with heavy traffic.

Taxi fare from Rhodes airport to city centre

Most taxi operators offer rides to the Town of Rhodes for around 29.50€. However, a surcharge of 25% is a common practice for taxis operating after midnight. The trip cost can further be affected by the size and type of vehicle.

Taxi prices
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Trip Duration

20 Min.

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxi vehicles are available 24/7

Where do I get it from?

Since Rhodes Airport is a relatively small airport, most taxis can be found in the official rank right outside the arrival terminal.


Taxis from Rhodes Airport are considered the fastest and most comfortable travel method to the Town of Rhodes because they offer travel safety, private space and personal drop off at your exact destination.

Editor’s Note

Passengers may request a waiting time up to 15 minutes, or more if there is a serious reason. The total price of the trip is not affected by the specified emergency waiting time.

Useful Tips

Most taxi drivers will gladly help you carry your luggage to the vehicle.
You should always get the first taxi in the rank, since he has been waiting the most.

How to get from Rhodes airport to city centre by bus

Rhodes airport offers a single bus route from the airport to the city centre of Rhodes Town. Depending on the time of the day, the availability for the next bus ranges from 10 minutes to 40 minutes. Buses stop multiple times along the way to the Town and depending on the traffic conditions the total trip can take up to 40 minutes. Lastly, bus tickets cost 2.20€.

How much is the bus from Rhodes airport to city centre?

Tickets for the Rhodes airport bus cost 2.20€ and can be purchased from the airport’s bus station tickets desk.
The only accepted payment method at the tickets office is cash.



Trip Duration

40 Min.

Waiting time is 10-40 minutes.

Value for Money

The Airport bus is available from 6:30am to 11:00pm.

Where do I get it from?

The bus station is located approximately 300 meters to the left of door 1 of the main terminal. In order to reach the station follow the signs or ask any service staff for directions.


There is only a single bus to the Town of Rhodes and unfortunately is not an express one. Although the distance to the Town is not that great, the frequent stops can become very exhausting especially after a long and tiring flight.

Editor’s Note

Remember to always carry cash on you, since there are plenty of services and stores in Rhodes accepting only cash.

Useful Tips

Despite the official timetables, the bus schedule is subject to alterations without notice.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Rhodes. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Rhodes airport to city centre?

The average taxi fare from Rhodes airport to the city centre is 29.50€. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How far is it from Rhodes airport to the city centre?

The total distance from Rhodes airport to the town of Rhodes is 13.5 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 20 minutes.

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

The bus tickets cost 2.20€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased from the driver or the ticket counter next to the bus station.

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