Taxi and transfer from Chios Island National Airport “Omiros”
Do you plan to visit one of the beautiful Greek islands surrounded by the stunning Aegean Sea? Do you appreciate the original taste of local customs and ancient culture?
Probably, the island of Chios is the exact place you are looking for! It is a great place for a tourist to feel local hospitality, get acquainted with original local customs and values, pushed out by mass tourism in other places. After arrival into Chios Island National Airport, you can easily reach the island’s capital as well as other important cities by bus, taxi, or a quick transfer, booked in advance.
Airport “Omiros” («Homer»)
Chios Island National Airport bears the name of Homer, the author of poetic texts “Iliad” and “The Odyssey”. It is situated 4 kilometers to the south of the city of Chios.
The airport was opened in 1969 and made its first flight from Athens. Its total area is 74 000 square meters.
The airport terminal occupies the area of 800 square meters. The landing strip has the length of 1500 meters and 30 meters in width. At present, the question about expanding the landing strip till 1850 meters, adding new objects to existing buildings and enlargement of the terminal is under the consideration.
Contacts and Hours of Work
- Greek: Ο Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Χίου «Όμηρος»
- English: Chios Island National Airport «Omiros».
Codes of the airport:
- IATA: JKH,
- ICAO: LGHI
Tel: +30 22710 - 81400, 81402, 81422
Fax: +30 22710 - 21237, 81429, 44260
Address: Chios Island National Airport «Omiros» (ΚΡΑΤΙΚΟΣ ΑΕΡΟΛΙΜΕΝΑΣ ΧΙΟΥ "ΟΜΗΡΟΣ")
Post address: 13, prospect Enoseos (Association), 94, 82100 Kontari, Chios.
Hours of Work:
Mon, Wed: 6.15-22.00.
Tue: 6.15-12.30, 15.00-15.45, 20.00-21.15.
Fri: 6.15-16.15, 19.45-21.15.
Sun: 8.15-15.00, 19.45-21.15.
The cost of transfer from Airport Chios
The airport is serviced by the municipal bus lines of Chios. If you want to reach the city center or any other place, you must buy a ticket for the bus catering a desired route. However, you have to pay attention that these buses run in accordance with a defined timetable, which can be not always convenient.
Tel: +30 22710 22079
Website (information about the route, ticket price): http://chioscitybus.gr/gr/
In the area of the arrival of Airport Chios, you can find taxi service, which operates in the same hours as the airport does. The estimated cost of a trip from the airport to the heart of Chios is 6 euro.
You will certainly act correctly if choose transfer facilities, wishing to get from the airport till the desired spot with comfort and ease, without wasting your time for search of a proper taxi or waiting for a bus. Moreover, you will even save some money if compared with a usual taxi. Even if the price is a bit higher, you are guaranteed the highest level of comfort, a clean vehicle, and a polite Russian-speaking driver.
How to book a transfer online
If you wish to book transfer facilities on our website, it won’t take much efforts and time. Start booking with the choice of language at the top of the page. After that, all you have to do is to fill in the necessary details about the trip: the route (in English), time and date of arrival, the flight number, the number of passengers, the desired class of the car and personal data.
Advantages of transfer from Aktis.Taxi
After confirmation of booking at the website Aktis.Taxi you can take a flight and be sure that you will be met even if the time of arrival delayed. In the area of arrival you will see a Russian-speaking driver with a special board, where you can see your name and our logo. If you decide to come with a baby, Aktis.Taxi will provide a baby seat for free as well as help with luggage (if needed). Young drivers, absolutely new cars from different classes, and no extra charges – are among the benefits of our company.
When you book a transfer from Aktis.Taxi, you can be assured that your first acquaintance with Chios won’t be overshadowed by worries connected with transportation. You will have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the island, saturated with ancient Greek spirit that was so distinctly described by great Homer in his texts.