Flying from Basel
Local and international flights from Basel are handled through EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg (BSL), which is located a very convenient 6 kilometers from the city. A bit of a geographical oddity, EuroAirport Basel is one of only a handful of airports that is jointly operated by two countries, with its international status requiring the unusual assignment of 3 different airport codes. Located entirely on French soil, the airport nevertheless contains a Swiss customs area, and it is possible to pass between the two countries through the airport with valid ID.
Basel Airport Information
A modern facility both in design and amenities, EuroAirport Basel contains all the conveniences passengers require for a relaxing and comfortable journey. The airport features a wide variety of restaurants, bars, stores and duty-free establishments, and is equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the facility. An international currency exchange and ATM machines are also located within the airport, as well as convenient parking structures on both sides of the border.
Getting to the Airport in Basel
The number 50 bus to EuroAirport Basel takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive from the city. A taxi to EuroAirport Basel is also available and more convenient, but is more expensive.
Arriving in Kos
Booking tickets to Kos, one of the top contenders in terms of size and popularity amongst all the Greek islands, will be your key to a relaxing vacation fit for the gods. Explore mythological sites of interest and historical villages steeped in remnants of a glorious past. Pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters make for tranquil days, while local festivities will pack a punch at night.
First Time in Kos
The island’s population is just over 30,000, with most inhabitants living in the principal city of Kos. Travel to Kos and explore one of the numerous natural reserves and parks located outside the city, and the smaller villages found in these rural areas that have retained their traditional way of life.
Flights to Kos will enable you to visit the serene pined Plaka Forest, the perfect place for any nature lover. Fine handmade crafts, particularly ceramics and weavings, can be easily found throughout the island.
Making the Most of Your Kos Holiday
Flight deals to Kos can easily be found outside of the winter months. Temperatures are mild and sunshine is common year-round, making spring and summer an ideal time to find cheap hotels in Kos. Book your next trip to Kos with airberlin and enjoy our hassle-free services, including Quick or Web Check-In and more.