Getting Around

Pythagorio, Karlosvassi and Vathy are the island's three major ferry ports. Most ferry connections to Samos are via Turkey. Local KTEL buses provide transport for visitors, stopping at most villages and cities on the island. Taxis are also available. Car and moped rental offices are in Samos town. Many of the large hotels also arrange motorcycle and car rentals for guests. On a cautionary note, Samos' steep, winding roads can be stressful and accident rates are quite high. The island is renowned for its natural beauty and there are many lovely walking trails to enjoy.

Airports

Samos Airport

The airport is two miles (3km) west of Pythagorio.

Samos Airport (SMI)

Overview

There is a public bus stop in front of the terminal building. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Location

The airport is two miles (3km) west of Pythagorio.

Getting to the city

There is a public bus stop in front of the terminal building. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Car hire companies at Samos Airport include Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, and Avis.

Airport Taxis

A taxi service runs all day, all week from the airport, and is available outside the terminal building. The fare to Samos is approximately €25.

Facilities

The terminal contains two restaurants, duty-free shopping, baby-changing facilities, a Greek tourism office, and tourist information services.

Parking

There are parking facilities adjacent to the terminal.

www.smi-airport.gr/en

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