Flying from Rhodes
Flights from Rhodes depart from Diagoras International Airport, sometimes called Rhodes International Airport (RHO). The airport lies approximately 14 kilometers southwest of Rhodes near Paradisi. Travelers should keep in mind that this airport also serves as a military airport. Photography within in the airport is generally prohibited.
Diagoras International Airport Information
All flights from Diagoras International Airport leave from one terminal. Within the terminal money changing and ATM services are available as well as a café and restaurant, a few retail stores, and luggage lockers should you have a long wait before your flight.
Getting to the Airport in Rhodes
Although there is currently no train to Diagoras International Airport, travelers have other options. A taxi to Diagoras International Airport will take approximately 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. Taxi companies generally advise travelers to book their taxis ahead of time to ensure car availability and on-time arrival at the airport. A public bus to Diagoras International Airport makes frequent pickups in downtown Rhodes. Ask at your hotel to obtain up-to-date timetables, fare information, and pickup locations. Be aware that there are fewer bus services at the weekends so plan your departure accordingly to avoid missing your flight.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.