British Airways fly to Rhodes International Airport (RHO) from London Heathrow (LHR). Boasting 300 days of sunshine each year and a short flight time from the UK, it’s no wonder that Rhodes has such holiday appeal. See which airports we fly from.
The most visited of the Greek Islands - it’s clear to see why so many people are charmed. A beach lover’s paradise - the island is fringed with glorious sands and bright blue waters, which are superb for diving. One of the best-preserved Old Town’s in Europe, its medieval past is still very present in the architecture and character of the older areas. While the buzzing nocturnal scene of Falariki, peaceful allure of Ixia and impressive hot springs of Kallithea provide a wonderful contrast, which can been seen across the island.
Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rhodes International Airport (RHO) with British Airways and arrive at Greece’s most popular island in just four hours. It’s impossible to resist the appeal of Rhodes with its year-round sunshine, spectacular beaches and alluring history – our regular departures and short flights mean getting away couldn’t be easier.
When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly.
Rhodes International Airport is located 14km south west of the capital city of Rhodes. Hail a taxi from the rank at the front of the terminal or travel to Rhodes by bus. Buses connecting the airport and Rhodes Town operate several times a day – with a journey time of approximately 40 minutes. If you’re staying in one of the popular holiday resorts that neighbour Rhodes, we recommend pre-booking a transfer to save money and avoid waiting around.
Take the worry out of getting to accommodation in Rhodes by pre-booking your airport transfer or car hire before you go. Our standard taxi transfers provide door-to-door service – so getting your holiday started couldn’t be easier. You’ll be given the option to add these to your booking once you’ve selected your Rhodes flight or holiday. Book car hire, in partnership with Avis, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. Earn Avios on every rental or join Avis Preferred and beat the queues with faster pick up.
Wander around a honeycomb of cobbled streets hugged by a protective medieval wall in Rhodes Old Town. Journey through centuries of history as you take in its buildings, bastions and mosques. Visit the museum of the Old Town’s crowning glory – the Palace of the Grand Master. Then stop for meze at a traditional taverna. Admire the Venetian and Neo-Gothic architecture while strolling around the New Town, where shops and restaurants abound. A visit to historic Mandraki harbour is a must.
Soak up the laidback ambience of charming Kallithea. Unwind on the sands of a secluded bay, or go snorkelling in an underwater cave. In the evening, enjoy a quiet meal at a friendly local taverna. Not to be missed is a visit to the historical spring water spa, with its beautifully restored mosaics. See the brightly painted doors that adorn the white-washed houses of nearby Koskinou. Or immerse yourself in the bustle of vibrant Faliraki.
Faliraki is perfect for fun family days or lively nights out. Bask in the Mediterranean sun on miles of soft golden sands. Then cool off in crystal clear waters. If action is on your agenda, choose from a plentiful array of water sports. After building up an appetite for lunch, feast on meze at a beachside taverna. By night, order a fishbowl-sized cocktail at a buzzing bar or head to one of the throbbing clubs that line Faliraki’s famous strip.
Easy-going but with a distinct pulse, Ixia is ideal for Rhodes family holidays. Wrapped around its long pebble beach are abundant hotels, shops and eateries. Cool off on scorching summer days with a dip in Ixia’s crystalline waters. Or take advantage of this area’s gusty climate and try wind or kite surfing. As night falls, Ixia awakens with a wide variety of excellent dining options and lively nightspots.
Stroll through the cobbled, pedestrian-only streets of medieval Lindos. Admire the 15th-century carving work that adorns the village’s white-washed villas huddled on a hill. Take in breath-taking views of the twinkling Mediterranean. Then make your way to Lindos’ awe-inspiring backdrop – an ancient acropolis and world-renowned archaeological site dating back to the 4th century BC.