Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kos Island 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.
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
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.
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.
If sleeping in Kos Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Robinson Club Daidalos – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Eleni Hotel – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
- Atlantica Porto Bello Royal – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available upon request for 35,00€ each way. » Check Rates
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.
Free, unlimited WiFi is available at Kos Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Euronet and Piraeus, are available. 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 throughout the airport.
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available.
Food & Drinks – Everest Snack and Coffee has 4 locations: Landside (Ground Level) • Airside (Ground Level, intra Schengen) • Airside (Ground Level, extra Schengen) • Airside (Mezzanine Level, extra Schengen). Flocafe Espresso Room can be found Landside.
Information Desk – Yes
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Medical Services – First Aid is available. Ask for assistance at the Information Desk.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
The airport is open 24 hours.
As of February 2018, Kos Island airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Alitalia • Austrian Airlines • British Airlines • Brussels Airlines • Condor • Corendon Airlines • EasyJet • Eurowings • Finnair • Germania • Luxair • Meridiana • Mistral Air • Norwegian • Novair • Olympic Air • Ryanair • S7 Airlines • SAS • Small Planet Airlines • Smart Wings • Swiss • Thomas Cook Airlines • Transavia • TUIfly • Volotea • Vueling.
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. The bus stop is 20 meters from the terminal Arrivals exit. For routes, schedules and fare, visit the KTEL-KOS website.
The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Advance • Avis/Budget • Hertz/Thrifty • Sixt.
Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. At the time of this December 2017 update, a one-way fare between the airport and Kos costs about € 35.
Last updated: 2018-10-23
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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.