Kos travel guide

Kos Tourism | Kos Guide

You're Going to Love Kos

With a population of 19,244, Kos is a must-see destination in South Aegean, Greece. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Kos has to offer.

When to visit Kos

Kos in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 69
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kos in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 69
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kos in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as 7 °C, with an average temperature of 10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 169 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Kos, with an average rainfall of 2 mm.

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How to Get to Kos

Plane

When flying to Kos, you’ll arrive at Kos Airport (KGS), which is located 13 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Kos from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 17h.

Car

Another option to get to Kos is to pick up a car rental from Heraklion, which is about 161 miles from Kos. You’ll find branches of SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and CarWiz, among others, in Heraklion.

Plane

When flying to Kos, you’ll arrive at Kos Airport (KGS), which is located 13 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Kos from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 17h.

Car

Another option to get to Kos is to pick up a car rental from Heraklion, which is about 161 miles from Kos. You’ll find branches of SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and CarWiz, among others, in Heraklion.

Airports near Kos

KGSKos

Airlines serving Kos

Lufthansa
Good (4,691 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (488 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (230 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (767 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,441 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (194 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,428 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (237 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (495 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (40 reviews)
Smartwings
Excellent (12 reviews)
Transavia
Good (77 reviews)
Condor
Good (255 reviews)
Sky Express
Good (78 reviews)
Czech Airlines
Okay (8 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (97 reviews)
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Where to stay in Kos

From 5-star hotels such as the Diamond Deluxe Hotel Wellness & Spa - Adults only to great affordable options like the Philippion Citi Hotel, Kos offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 142 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 256 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Sonia Hotel & Suites and Veroniki Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kos

Most booked hotels in Kos

Oku Kos
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 450+
Mitsis Ramira Beach Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 251+
Mitsis Blue Domes Resort & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 435+
Alexandra Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 115+
Mitsis Family Village Beach Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 171+
Grand Blue Beach Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 142+

Renting a car in Kos

Expect to pay C$ 2.87 per litre in Kos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 34.44 and C$ 45.91.

Expect to pay C$ 2.87 per litre in Kos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 34.44 and C$ 45.91.