Kos Island International Airport Hippocrates (KGS)
Car Hire / Rental
Kos Ippokratis Airport (KGS) is located at Hippocrates, about 26 km / 16 miles from Kos Town. Many visitors arriving at the airport opt to rent a car to make travelling during their stay more comfortable and convenient.
If you are interested in renting a car for the duration of your stay or just for a short period, we recommend that you book a vehicle ahead of your arrival in Kos. This makes sure that you get the right make and model for your requirements, and that you aren't left disappointed in the event of unavailability.
Speed limits in Kos, Greece
Urban areas: 50 kph / 30 mph
Open roads: 110 kph / 70 mph
Motorways / highways: 120 kph / 75 mph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Kos
Kos Town is fairly easy to drive around, although it can get busy during the summer months. There are numerous places to park alongside the roads in Kos Town and throughout the island, including a number of open-air car parks next to the most popular beaches and resort areas.
Hiring a car at Kos Airport is usually surprisingly cheap and offers good value for money. Much of the island is accessed from one main road, making it simple to reach your destination, with the mountain village of Zia being especially popular. However, do keep an eye out for locals on motorbikes, who enjoy overtaking at the most inappropriate of times. There is a cycle lane of the main road, which most bicycles tend to use safely.
Kos Ippokratis Airport (KGS) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental companies have representatives at Kos Ippokratis Airport (KGS) and are situated in the Arrivals sections of the two terminal buildings.
- Argus Rent-a-Car
- Auto Europe
- Car Hire 3000
- Car Rentals
- Easy Autos
Kos Ippokratis Airport (KGS) Car Rental