Travelling to Kos island


Fly to Kos
Kos Island International Airport "Hippocrates" (KGS) is the airport serving the island of Kos in Greece. The Kos Island Airport Hippocrates is based in the centre of the island, 26 km south-west of the island capital, Kos Town and only 4 km from the Conference Hotel. It is situated adjacent to the Antimachia area of the island, which is in turn close to Agios Stefanos, a popular beach resort close to Helona Resort – PSMR 2014 Conference Place.

The main airlines serving Kos Airport are EasyJet and Ryanair along with Greek local carriers Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines

  • Both Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines offer daily flights from Athens International Airport ‘’Eleftherios Venizelos’’ to Kos Airport.
  • From United Kingdom, Ryanair flies to Kos from London (Stansted), Liverpool and Leeds. Easyjet offers flights from London (Gatwick) and Glasgow.
  • From Italy, Ryanair flies from Rome (Malpensa) to Kos Airport. 
  • From Lithuania, Ryanair connects Kaunas to Kos. 
  • From Poland, Ryanair lands on Kos from Krakow. 
  • From Norway, Ryanair offers direct flight from Oslo to Kos.
  • From Russia there is a direct flight from Moscow to Kos by Aegean Airlines.

After landing to Kos International Airport, local taxi or bus can drive you to your residence.  PSMR14 will provide a  shuttle service for conference attendants.

The trip between the airport and Kos Town takes about 30 minutes (25km). 

Ships and Ferries to Kos

Kos is directly connected to the port of Piraeus. Ferries from Piraeus to Kos run all year round on a daily basis. On April, trip to Kos can be with a conventional ferry of Blue Star Ferries shipping company. The trip lasts 12hours and the ferry calls on the way the port of Santorini island.

Kos is also connected with numerous neighbouring islands. For further information, you can visit Blue Star Ferries website