Car Hire Rhodes Airport
Whether you’re flying into Rhodes Airport for the long stretches of beaches, the history of Rhodes Town or the night life of Faliraki, the island of Rhodes has something for everyone. Skyscanner can help you get the best deal on your car hire from Rhodes Airport so you can make a stress free transfer to your destination.
Where to hire a car at Rhodes Airport
In the arrivals hall at Rhodes Airport you will find Avis, Budget, Sixt and Hertz. Europcar also operates from the airport but is located in a separate building which is across the road from the airport terminal.
Petrol Stations near Rhodes Airport
If you hire a car from Rhodes Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before returning the car to avoid additional charges.
The closest petrol station to Rhodes Airport is a BP station a 10 minute, 4km drive away in the town of Kremasti located to the north of the airport.
Driving around Rhodes Airport
After picking up your hire car and leaving the airport you will be on the Epar. Od. Ialisou-Katavias and from here you can head north to Rhodes Town, east to Faliraki or to the south. This road is quite narrow and as it connects the rest of the island with the airport it can become congested during busy periods.
Roads between Rhodes Town and the south of the island along the east coast are well maintained and easy to drive on. The 95 road runs down the coast through the popular holiday destinations such as Lindos, Afandou and Faliraki.
When heading inland or driving on the west coast you are more likely to be driving on narrow, steep and bumpy roads. Petrol stations in the south and west are sparse so ensure you have enough fuel for your journey.
Getting to your destination
Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to Rhodes Island which can be easily reached from Rhodes Airport after collecting a hire car.
At the north of the island, Rhodes Town combines the medieval old town which is a maze of cobbled streets surrounded by medieval walls ruins and temples with the new city, resorts and beaches.
Rhodes Airport to Rhodes Town is a 20 minute, 13k drive along the Leof. Eleftherias road through the small towns of Kremasti and Ialyssos.
The Rhodes Old Town has driving restrictions in place and you must be a resident to enter the area by car so you will need to park on the outskirts and walk in.
Popular with both families and the 18-30 scene thanks to the selection of Blue Flag beaches, night life, water parks and a host of activities to suit all.
Rhodes Airport to Faliraki is a 20 minute, 18km drive travelling inland on the Epar. Od. Pastidas until you reach the main 95 main road.
Parking is plentiful throughout the Falirkai hotels and attractions.
At the south of the island is the preserved old village of Lindos offering an authentic Greek experience with the ruins of Acropolis, a choice of beaches and bustling evenings.
Rhodes Airport to Lindos is a one hour, 50km scenic drive through the island. After leaving the airport follow the signs for Faliraki until you reach the 95 road where you will head south.
Streets in Lindos are narrow and weren’t built for cars, donkeys walking along the roads are also a common occurrence in Lindos. With the main city area being restricted when it comes to cars there are a number of free car park spaces on the outskirts.