Rhodes Diagoras International Airport Guide (RHO)
Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is located near the north coast of Rhodes, about 14km (9 miles) to the southwest of Rhodes city, near the town of Paradisi.
Rhodes Diagoras International Airport, one of the busiest airports in Greece, is the only public airport on the Greek island of Rhodes. A useful resource for travellers, our Rhodes Diagoras International Airport guide contains information on many aspects of the facility, including terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.
The airport information desk is located centrally in the terminal building. Tourist information is available in Arrivals.
Driving between the city of Rhodes and Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is straightforward. Just take the main road (Lalisou later becoming Dimosia Rodou) along the northwest coast and follow the signs for the airport.
Bus:The bus stop at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is situated 300m (984ft) from the terminal building. Local buses (tel: +30 2241 026 300; www.ktelrodou.gr) connect to Rhodes city (journey time: 30 minutes; fare from €2) as well as several other destinations in the area. Departures to Rhodes are every half an hour, but are less frequent at the weekend.
Taxi:Taxis (tel: +30 2241 069 600) can be hailed from the taxi rank in front of the terminal. A fare to Rhodes city is around €16 to €20; and the journey time is about 25 minutes, depending on traffic.
In addition to the duty-free shop – which sells perfumes, tobacco, food and drink items, among other products – there is a kiosk selling newspapers, magazines and refreshments.
Luggage lockers are available within the terminal. A lost and found office (tel: +30 2241 088 700) is located in the baggage reclaim area.
There are no conference or business facilities at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport. Many hotels on the island do, however, offer these services, including the Sheraton Rhodes Resort (tel: +30 2241 075 000; www.sheratonrhodesresort.com), which is about 15 minutes away by car.
Situated opposite the terminal building, the airport's car park offers both long- and short-term parking.
Car hire companies currently operating at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Holiday Auto, National and Sixt.