Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kavala Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
KAV Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kavala International Airport “Alexander the Great”.
What to Expect
The small terminal at Kavala Airport (code: KAV) sees the vast majority of its traffic in the summer months with a number of seasonal routes. Facilities are limited to three cafes and a duty-free shop. Free WiFi helps pass the time.
Sleeping in Kavala Airport
Spending the night here is not possible as the airport has a limited operating schedule and closes nightly. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located 20-30 minutes away. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.
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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. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
There are no hotels at Kavala Airport. The closest hotels are in the village of Nea Karvali, a 15 minute drive from the airport. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Nea Karvali, search deals and read traveller reviews.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in Kavala Airport.
Free WiFi is available at Kavala Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Eurobank and Euronet. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside and Airside.
Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available at the airport.
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available.
First Aid Station – Seek assistance from the Airport Information Counters.
Food & Drinks – There are no 24 hour concessions available at the airport.
Information Desks – If you have any questions, there is an information desk to help passengers.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Mobile Charging – Charge your mobile devices at a charging station. Location: Airside, Intra Schengen, Gate 3.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open 7:30AM – 10:30PM (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun) • 8:30AM – 11:30PM (Tue, Sat).
Kavala airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Austrian Airlines • Buzz • Condor • Eurowings • Finnair • Jet Time • Olympic Air • SAS • Smart Wings • TUI • Trade Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
KVA airport is connected to the public bus system. The bus stop is located in front of the terminal building. Tickets can be purchased from the driver. For fares, routes and more, visit the Kavala Airport web site.
The following car rental agencies offer services onsite: Avance • Avis/Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz/Thrifty • Sixt.
See also Airport Hotels above.
Taxis are available to adjacent towns. At the time of this update, a ride to Kavala City Centre takes about 40 minutes and costs approximately 38€.
Last updated: 2022-10-28
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. 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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.