Car hire at Rhodes Airport
Car hire at Rhodes Airport
Rhodes Airport (RHO), also known as Diagoras Airport, is located on the west side of the Greek island of Rhodes. It's situated 14km south-west of the capital city Rodos (Rhodes City), but is also well-connected with almost everywhere else on the island via the dual carriageway coastal road.
What I need to know
You'll probably want to compare car hire before you jet off to Rhodes Airport, so take a look at our dedicated site in advance of leaving home. There are no credit card fees and we can offer vehicles from 1,500 providers, so we're sure to have something suitable for your holiday.
Where to pick up my car
Rhodes Airport car hire isn't tricky for holidaymakers at all, as all passenger flights arrive and depart from one terminal building. You'll find service desks for all the big-name brands in the arrivals hall, so you'll be in your vehicle in no time.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Rhodes is one of the most visited islands in Greece - and for good reason. Its beaches are unrivalled and the weather is typically very warm and sunny. There are numerous archaeological sites to wander around and lively nightlife available for those who want it, or tranquil resorts for families that don't.
Nearby Rhodes Airport
There's so much to see in Rhodes, including the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in Rodos. This ancient city is less than half an hour's drive from the international hub. Even closer is the charming village of Paradisi, where you can walk around exotic gardens once brought to the island by the Arabs. A little further afield is Faliraki, which is perfect for party animals.
Much of Rhodes is reachable in less than an hour by road, but you can venture a little further for even more tourist offerings. The fishing village Pefkos has an award-winning beach and lots of bars and restaurants, while Lindos is simply stunning and watched over by a fantastic ruined hilltop acropolis.
Eating and drinking
You'll be spoilt for choice for eateries in Rhodes, whether you want taverns by the sea or elegant gourmet restaurants. Don't miss the delicious fresh fish and local wine, whichever you select. For drinking, there's Hippocrates Square in Rodos, romantic bars in Lindos or vibrant clubs in Faliraki.
Things to do
Once you've had your fill of sunbathing, definitely try some outdoor pursuits in Rhodes, whether it's snorkelling, diving, climbing Mount Attavyros or walking in the gorgeous Valley of the Butterflies. You can also shop for locally-produced ceramics, olive oil, wine and umbrellas.
Rhodes's archaeological attractions are plentiful and unmissable. Check out the Castle of Monolithos, the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes and the acropolis in Lindos, to name but a few. Take the chance to wander some of the many cobbled streets for typical Greek views and photo opportunities too.