You can get to Rhodes Island by plane or by ferry. Many people choose to Rhodes Island by plane due to the long mile distance by ferry. There are daily routes from Athens airport starting early in the morning until late at night and last approximately 1 hour. Also many charter flights from many European countries are served in Diagoras Rhodes airport. If you preferred to get to the Island by ferry, there are almost daily routes from Piraeus port. The trip duration is roughly sixteen hours! Holidaymakers can also use ferries and get to Rhodes Island via nearby islands such as Kos, Crete, Kastelorizo, Leros, Kalymnos, Symi, Syros and Santorini. You can use bus, taxi and car to get around to Rhodes Greek Island. There are buses (the Roda transportation company tel. 0030-2241026300) making routes in the city center as well as in the suburbs of Kastri, Ialysos, Maritsa, Paradeisi, Theologos, Eleousa and Platania. There are also buses (Ktel tel 0030-2241027706) making routes to Faliraki, Afantoy, Archangelos, Lindos and Kallithea. You can buy tickets from the bus driver or from the bus station. It is recommended to rent a car to get around as Rhodes is one of the largest Greek Islands. Rhodes Car renting (rent a car) gives you the chance to explore places you could not see by bus. You can always bring your own car by boat but it could be an expensive solution. There are a lot of stations where you can find a taxi. You can easily recognise taxis from the blue coloured and white roof tops. Taxi meters start from a minimal charge and there is double charge during the night. You can always call for a radio taxi in a higher charge (tel 003022410 69800 & 003022410 69600).