Kos is merely one flight away, the «Hippocrates» International Airport being on the top list of European airports. Sea lovers, however, will enjoy spending time gazing at the sea while travelling to Kos either from Athens or a neighbouring island on a luxurious liner or on one of the fast hydrofoils.
Several agencies on the island can provide you with detailed travel information and can further on arrange for you excursions or transportation within Kos or to nearby islands such as Nisyros, Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos and Rhodes.
To tour around the island on your own, you can rent a car, a motorcycle, or even a bicycle from one of the numerous rental agencies. Those bearing the Safe Operation & Management Certificate
abide by regulations concerning proper service to their customers and are guaranteed to provide services as if carrying the ISO 9002
bus service (KTEL) is regular, reliable, another practical and easy way to discover the beauties of the island. For small distances within Kos town the inner-city
bus service (DEAS) is a reliable mode of transportation.
For a relaxing and amusing tour of Kos town, catch the Mini Trains
. Two options are available: The City Tour
(green train) departing from the Town Hall downtown, and the Asklepieion Tour
(blue train) departing from the "Aktaion" building, both offering the riders a 20 minutes historical tour throughout the city.
If you are sailing the Aegean, Kos Marina
, being one of the most modern of its kind in the entire Mediterranean, is a perfect base for excursions, for skippers wanting to get to know Kos by sea. The Marina of Kos provides a capacity of 230 boats and a full range of facilities and services, ranging from standard to extremely specialised.