Getting around in Kos – details and distances

Getting around in Kos

Getting around in Kos Island is relatively easy, as the island is pretty small, with easy-to follow routes and adequate street signage that help you find your way. To begin with, you can arrange for a private pick-up from the port or airport and a transfer to Diamond Deluxe Hotel. Alternately, you can take a taxi-cab from the airport’s piazza or have a pre-arranged rental car delivered for you upon arrival. There are several rent-a-car agencies in Kos town, as well as all major villages on the island, and some even have offices in the airport’s lobby.

The town of Kos is flat, making it ideal for cycling, and you can easily rent a bicycle for leisurely rides sightseeing across town or for the sportier of you, even for getting around. The Kos bus service is adequate, with routes designed to cover most of the island’s popular destinations. The bus schedules for 2016 can be viewed at or you can contact the bus terminal for further information by dialing +30 22 420 22292. The central taxi station of Kos is available on a 24 hour basis and you can book a taxi through +30 22420 22777 & 23333.

The concierge of the Kos Diamond Deluxe Hotel is always at your disposal; you can request private transfers, car rental reservations, taxi cab appointments through the reception. In addition, our concierge can provide assistance in organizing private guided tours in all of the island’s sites, beaches or any other point of interest. Finally, if you are interested in visiting some of the neighbouring islands, leave it to the capable hands of the Kos Diamond Deluxe Hotel concierge to make all the arrangements for your island hopping excursion as well as luxurious cruises around the island.

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Getting around in Kos