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 Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.