Rhodes Diagoras International Airport Guide (RHO)

Airport info
Code: RHO
Address:
Diagoras, Rhodes, 85106, Greece
Location:

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is located near the north coast of Rhodes, about 15km (9 miles) to the southwest of Rhodes city, near the village of Paradisi.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +30
Telephone:
+30 2241 088 700
Timezone: GMT ++02:00

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport, one of the busiest airports in Greece, is the only public airport on the Greek island of Rhodes. A useful resource for travellers, our Rhodes Diagoras International Airport guide contains information on many aspects of the facility, including terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Information

The airport information desk is located centrally in the terminal building. Tourist information is available in Arrivals.

Email address: 
info@rhodes-airport.org
Driving directions

Driving between the city of Rhodes and Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is straightforward. Just take the main road (Lalisou later becoming Dimosia Rodou) along the northwest coast and follow the signs for the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: The bus stop at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is situated 300m (984ft) from the terminal building. Local buses (tel: +30 2241 027 706; www.ktelrodou.gr) connect to Rhodes’ central bus station on Averof St (approx. journey time: 35 minutes) as well as several other destinations in the area. Departures to Rhodes are every half an hour, but are less frequent at the weekend. 

Taxi: Taxis (tel: +30 2241 069 600/064 778) can be hailed from the taxi rank in front of the terminal. To Rhodes city the journey time is about 25 minutes, depending on traffic.

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs, a bank and a bureau de change are available at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport.

Communication

Public telephones are located within the terminal building.

Food

There is a bar, café and restaurant at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport.

Shopping

In addition to the duty-free shop – which sells perfumes, tobacco, food and drink items, among other products – there is a kiosk selling newspapers, magazines and refreshments, and a pharmacy.

Luggage

Luggage lockers are available within the terminal. A lost and found office (tel: +30 2241 088 700) is located in the baggage reclaim area.

Other

Staff at the on-site medical centre (tel: +30 2241 088 766) are on hand to deal with medical emergencies. There is also a small pharmacy at the airport (tel: +30 2241 081 700), located in the departures area.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no conference or business facilities at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport. Many hotels on the island do, however, offer these services, including the Sheraton Rhodes Resort (tel: +30 2241 075 000; www.sheratonrhodesresort.com), which is about 15 minutes away by car.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for disabled travellers are basic. There are toilets for wheelchair users. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.

Car parking

Situated opposite the terminal building, the airport's car park offers both long- and short-term parking.

Car rental

Car hire companies currently operating at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Holiday Auto and Sixt.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport, but a number of hotels are located in nearby Kremasti. Rhodes city has a greater selection of accommodation options, some of which offer airport shuttle services.


Sheraton Rhodes Resort

+30 2241 075 000

Just to the west of Rhodes town, the Sheraton is a full-service international standard hotel complete with four restaurants, two bars, meeting facilities, private beach and five outdoor and indoor swimming pools.

Ialyssos Avenue, 85100, Rhodes, Greece

Emerald Hotel

+30 2241 094 352

A larger hotel about 5km (3 miles) from the airport, the Emerald is very much aimed at the leisure visitor. It offers a range of rooms, apartments and studios, all equipped with self-catering facilities; an on-site snack bar is also available, with a nearby supermarket.

Kerkiras 10, 85101, Kremasti, Greece

Esmeralda Hotel

+30 2241 094 469

The small, family-run Esmeralda Hotel, in the village of Kremasti near Rhodes Diagoras International Airport, houses studios and apartments, a swimming pool, bar and a restaurant. Wi-Fi internet access is available free for guests, and it is about ten minutes’ walk to the beach.

30 Eleftherias Avenue, Kremasti, 85104, Kremasti, Greece
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