Transfer and taxi from Kos International Airport “Hippocrates”
A well-developed infrastructure of the island, which is the motherland of Hippocrates – the father of medicine – made it possible to build an airfield for the needs of both local inhabitants and tourists. If you wish to get into the city of Kos, the center of Western and Eastern cultures, you can catch a regular bus or use facilities provided by Kos airport taxi. The cost of a taxi ride to the city may depend on various factors. Actually, it is subjective and doesn’t reflect the given quality of service. The third way to reach the town of Kos is to book an airport transfer online. Sometimes, the cost of such a shuttle service can be lower if compared with city taxi providers, but the quality of comfort is definitely high above.
Kos International Airport is set 27 kilometers south-west from Kos city, not far from the village of Antimachia. It is named after Hippocrates, the Greek doctor of the golden period in Athens. He was given birth in 460 B.C. and is thought to be one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. “Hippocrates” is the fifth largest airport in size in Greece. It started to work in 1964.
There is one passenger terminal in Kos Airport. It was built in the 1980s, because of the rapid development as a tourist destination. In 1997 its area was renovated and expanded. At present, the airport terminal is able to main simultaneous service of 12 large vehicles, 6 smaller ones and 4 of the light category.
The airport’s current area is 3000 square meters. Its runaway is 2400 meters long and 45 meters in width.
Contacts and hours of work
- Greek: Ο Διεθνής Αερολιμένας Κω, «Ιπποκράτης»
- English: Kos International Airport “Hippocrates”
Codes of the airport:
Tel: +30 22420 - 56000
Fax: +30 22420 - 51833
Contact form: www.kgs-airport.gr/el/kgs/feedback
Official website of the airport: www.kgs-airport.gr/el
Postal address: Kos International Airport “Hippocrates”, Т.К. 85302, ANTIMACHIA, KOS.
Hours of work: 24/7 all year long.
The Cost of Transfer from Kos International Airport
The airport is serviced by KTEL Ko S.A. Bus Company and features regular connection with the city of Kos and many other ones. The ticket may be purchased from the bus driver. The trip will cost you 3.20 euro. The buses usually leave from the stop, set in 50 meters from the exit out of the hall of Arrivals. In the area of arrivals, travelers can also find around-the-clock taxi service or book a transfer beforehand.
The approximate taxi fare for a trip from Kos Airport to the city center is 30-35 euro. The final payment depends on many factors and may greatly vary from the sum set at the very beginning. In addition, if you take a taxi and suddenly get into a traffic jam, get ready to pay extra charges. Taxi car fleet is rather old. There are a few cars, which may provide a half of the desired comfort.
When the customers book a transfer, they do not have to worry about traffic matters or anything else. They get to know the final payment right after booking a car. There are no hidden costs or prepayments applied. Moreover, extra facilities are provided for free: you should not worry about a baby seat or help with luggage. While making a booking, you can choose not only the car you like but also a driver, who speaks your language.
How to book a transfer online
If you wish to make a booking, scroll the page up. At the top of the page, you will see two fields, where you have to enter the route in English – the point of departure and the destination. Enter the date and the time of a trip. Keep on following the instructions and proceed on the page with vehicles. Choose a class of the vehicle, the number of passengers and the luggage. If there are no cars of necessary parameters available at the moment, you can leave a request that will be reviewed within 24 hours. Finally, leave your contact details and confirm booking.
Here are the benefits of transfer from Aktis.Taxi
Our hosting and the undeniable advantage is extra services provided for free. The city taxis provide amenities for fees, but of poor quality. Aktis. Taxi does the opposite: it offers lower prices and comfort of the highest level. The car fleet boasts of having totally new vehicles, multilingual drivers and necessary help with luggage if needed.
All the vehicles are air-conditioned and equipped with Wi-Fi. Upon arrival customers do not have to search for a booked car – the driver will wait for you in the Arrivals hall with a name tag. The costs indicated earlier won’t change in spite of any traffic jam or mood of a driver. Our company tracks the flights. Do not forget to mark the flight number while making a booking. In addition, you can choose our shuttle facilities not only for transportation from the airport to the city center, but also to get into any place within the island.
If you appreciate convenience and economy, do not put off a transfer booking for tomorrow – request for it today and we will show what high service of transportation actually is!