Rhodes International Airport is also known as Diagoras International Airport. It is situated about 14km from the city of Rodos, the capital of the island of Rhodes. The airport is the 4th busiest airport in Greece, Athens being the busiest. It caters predominantly for tourists coming to the island for sun and fun, so it makes sense that the flights to Rhodes come from all the major Greek and European cities. In summer time here are many charter flights and package holiday tours, but also many tourists who come and book their own trip, looking to explore the island and see it at their own pace. The airport is easy to reach by road as it is connected the coastal dual carriageway that runs right round the island of Rhodes.
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Rhodes is easy to drive around and there is lots to see with small little fishing villages, great beaches and much more on offer, so car hire is very popular. When people rent a car in Rhodes airport they have the flexibility to explore and sight see to their own schedule. There is a good choice of car hire providers operating from Rhodes airport and they include Alamo, Auto Union, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Olympic Car Hires and Sixt. Car Booker works with all these providers, comparing their latest prices, their car hire discounts, deals and offers, and then we select the best deals, and you can pick the hire car that suits you best on your trip. So always pre-book in Rhodes and book early if you can and Car Booker will do all the hard work for you, saving you up to 30% on car hire in Rhodes Airport.
If you have a package tour or rented a car in Rhodes airport, then you can be quickly on your way. If you have opted for public transport then you can get a bus or a taxi, or a resort shuttle. The bus stop is located outside the terminal and buses run frequently to Rodos and to other small towns, but beware, if you are travelling at the weekend buses run less frequently, so you may be waiting a little bit. Taxis are located in the Taxi Station. They can be pre-booked and if you are travelling in any peak summer months, booking in advance is advised as you could be queuing for quite a while if you haven’t organized your taxi in advance. Shuttles should be researched as there seem to be a number of providers and prices vary by town/resort.
The star attraction from the old town within Rodos is the to walk along to Moat and to visit the Lindos Acropolis which will satisfy a craving for some real Greek history and then you also get to savor the amazing view along almost 40kms of coastline. Also in the city, you can visit the Marine Aquarium located in the basement of the Hydro Biological Station. And then when explore outside of the city, check out Seven Springs which is a 30kms drive but well worth it when you see this real oasis which is luscious and green even at the height of summer. For watersports, especially windsurfing, or just great views continue to Pressonisi where you can see the Mediterranean and the Aegean separated by a sand spit. And keep an eye out wherever you are driving as Rhodes has lots of beautifully painted old churches.