Samos Airport is an international airport in eastern Greece close to the mainland of Turkey. The airport is mainly used in the sunny summer months. The capital of the island is Samos Town, consisting of Kato Vathy (lower town) and Ano Vathy (upper town). Near the airport there are places of historical interest such as Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos and Tunnel of Eupalinos (aqueduct).
Where is Samos Airport situated?
The airport is situated in the southeast of the island near Pythagoreio and southwest of Samos Town. Samos Airport is easily accessible by car from the east and west of the island.
How many terminals does Samos Airport have?
The airport has a modern and well-arranged terminal consisting of two floors. The renovated and expanded terminal of Samos Airport was put into operation in 2019. A good supermarket called Sklavenitis (closed on Sundays) is a 15-minute walk from the terminal.
A good alternative for flying to or from Samos Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Greece.
|Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (Turkey)||70km|
|Milas-Bodrum Airport (Turkey)||82km|
|Lesvos Mytilene Airport||155km|
|Dalaman Airport (Turkey)||198km|
The distance from Samos Airport to the centre of Samos Town is 16 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Samos Town.
From SMI Airport to Samos Town City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Samos Airport by public transport. Visit the Samos Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Samos Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Samos Town is about € 35.-. Book your taxi at Samos Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From SMI Airport to Samos Town City centre by Taxi
At Samos Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
Samos Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!
At the airport
Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Samos Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Samos Airport.
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Samos Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Samos Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Sky Express
- Olympic Air
- Scandinavian Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Samos Town
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Things to do
It is possible to book activities in the city and near Samos Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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