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Kos Island Airport Guide

kos island airport guide

In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Kos Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

when the airline actually admitted they owed us a meal  the security wouldn't let us out of the departures lounge to claim it! -Katherine

Airport Overview

kos airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Kos Island Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, single-terminal airport, served mainly by seasonal flights. Shopping and dining options are very basic.
  • Disorganized and inefficient airport procedures.
  • Reviewers reported waiting in long lines to enter the airport, check-in for flights, check bags and go through airport security. Flight display boards were often delayed in displaying information, or not available for viewing.
  • Lack of seating and long lines for dirty restrooms, particularly during the busy summer months.
  • Free WiFi is is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Kos Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Kos Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is avilable at Kos Airport. (submitted by a reader)

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Kos Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Kos Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty-free shopping is available.
  • Food & Drinks - The airport has a cafe, open 24 hours during high season (April-Oct), and four bars.
  • Information Desk - Yes
  • Medical Services - Yes

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Local buses link the airport with the city of Kos, in a journey that takes about 40 minutes one way. Bus fare is € 3.20. The bus stop is 20 meters from the terminal Arrivals exit.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. At the time of this update, a one-way fare between the airport and Kos costs about € 30 - € 35.

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Last Updated: 12 February 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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