Kos Island International Airport Guide (KGS)

Airport info
Code: KGS
Antimachia, Kos Island, Greece

Kos Island International Airport is located 26km (16 miles) to the west of the town of Kos.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +30
+30 22420 56000.

Kos Island International Airport, which is also known as Hippocrates Airport, links the Greek island of Kos to a number of international destinations. Our Kos Island International Airport guide includes airport contact details and information on terminal facilities, public transport options and nearby accommodation.


An information desk is available in the terminal building.

Driving directions

Kos is a small island with a relatively simple road network. To go to Kos Island International Airport from the town of Kos, choose the main road going west and follow signs for Antimachia and the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:KTEL local buses serve the towns of Kos, Kardamena, Kefalos and Mastihari from the bus stop just outside the airport. Olympic Airways shuttle buses correspond with the airline's arriving and departing flights.

Taxi:Taxis are available outside the terminal buildings. It is recommended to agree the price before the taxi journey. Expect to pay €35-45 each way.

Terminal facilities


There are no banking facilities at Kos Island International Airport.


There are currently no internet or postal facilities within the terminal.


There is a café selling hot and cold drinks, small dishes and snacks in the terminal building.


Duty-free shopping is available in the terminal building.


Queries about lost items of luggage should be directed to the information desk or to the airline concerned.


There is a medical centre at Kos Island International Airport. A police station is also located on-site.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no conference or business facilities on the airport site. Some of the island’s larger hotels can provide business facilities, such as the nearby Mastichari Bay Hotel (tel: +30 22420 59300;www.masticharibayhotel.com), which has conference space, projectors and high-speed internet connections.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled are basic. Those needing assistance at the airport should contact their airline before travel.

Car parking

The on-site car park has space for 100 cars. Long- and short-term rates are available.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at Kos Island International Airport include Alamo, Budget and Hertz.


There are no hotels at Kos Island International Airport. However, there are numerous options to suit all budgets all over the island. Our Kos Islands International Airport guide includes the following hotel:

Mitsis Summer Palace

+30 22420 92730.

Around 15km (9 miles) from the airport, Mitsis Summer Palace provides luxury accommodation in the form of rooms, suites and bungalows near the town of Kardamena. A range of leisure activities, including water sports, is available to guests, along with tasty cuisine in the on-site restaurant.

Kardamena 85302, Kos, Greece

Mastichari Bay Hotel

+30 22420 59300.

A good option for families, the Mastichari Bay Hotel is conveniently located just 6km (4 miles) from Kos Airport. As well as a large pool, the hotel features a range of places to eat and drink and conference facilities for those who can’t tear themselves away from work despite the stunning coastal scenery.

Mastichari 85302, Kos, Greece
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