How to get from Rhodes to Lindos

Rhodes is a wonderful island of the Dodecanese, full of sights and beautiful beaches to visit. Among these sights is Lindos, a stunning town that used to host the ancient Acropolis of Lindos, imposingly built upon a hill. You can see many monuments there, including the Temple of Athena Lindia. At lower levels, you can also find Byzantine remains and medieval castles such as the Castle of the Knights of St. John, built in the 14th century.

Modern Lindos is a picturesque town with white-washed dwellings, pebble-paved alleys, and lots of mysteries to unravel. If you wish to visit it and discover its hidden gems, here’s how to get from Rhodes to Lindos.

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The Best Ways to Get From Rhodes to Lindos

Rhodes Airport to Lindos with Private Transfer (Welcome Pickups)

To get to Lindos village, you can choose a private transfer from Rhodes Airport, if you go to Rhodes by plane. The airport is approximately 51 km and about 54 minutes by car.

In Rhodes, you can book your private transfer via Welcome Pickups to avoid delays, overcrowded buses, and uncertainty. They offer excellent airport pick-up services, including English-speaking drivers, a flat fee but pre-paid, and flight monitoring to arrive on time and avoid delays. The total price for this transport is about 81 Euros.

Keep in mind that this option is also Covid-safe, as they provide contactless payments & services, frequent airing and disinfection, and all the required safety measures by the book!

Click here for more information and to book your private transfer.

Rhodes Airport to Lindos by Public Bus

You can get from the Airport of Rhodes to Lindos by taking the public bus. The bus fare is €9.20 per person, so it is surely a more affordable option; however, it makes a lot of stops and will last for about 2 hours and 20 minutes. You will also need to change busses in Rhodes town.

You can find the detailed timetable here. Alternatively, contact them at tel: +302241027706 or  +302241075134

Rhodes Airport to Lindos by taxi

You can also go to Lindos by taxi. The price is usually the same as with Welcome Pickups private transfer at 81 Euros. You can find many taxis near the airport at the taxi hub or simply use Rodos Taxi services by clicking here.

Extra info: They also offer a 3% discount for a round trip at 157 Euros, so keep that in mind if you wish to return by taxi.

Rhodes Airport to Lindos by rental car

Rhodes is a big island so renting a car is a good option if you want to discover more of it. It might be one of the most convenient and affordable solutions, depending on the duration of your stay and the type of vehicle.

I recommend booking a car through Discover Cars, where you can compare all rental car agencies’ prices, and you can cancel or modify your booking for free. They also guarantee the best price. Click here for more information and to check the latest prices.

Rhodes Town to Lindos on a boat trip

You can also explore Lindos by going on a boat trip from Rhodes. The day trip gets you to Lindos village and offers you great views of the coasts, 3 hours to explore the ancient Acropolis of Lindos village, and a swim at wonderful beaches.

You begin from Mandraki port and reach Lindos in less than two hours. After exploring the village and sightseeing, you sail to Tasambika beach and the Blue Lagoon for a swim and snorkeling. You will also stop at Anthony Quinn Bay, the setting of “The Guns of Navarone” film.

Click here for more information and to book this boat trip.

Rhodes Town to Lindos by private bus

If you want to be carefree and enjoy Lindos with luxury and affordability, you can always get on a private bus tour from Rhodes town to Lindos village.

Starting from Rhodes, it’s just an hour by bus, where you can enjoy the landscape. It also stops along the way to allow you to take beautiful panoramic photos of the village of Lindos.

You can explore Lindos for about 4 hours. You can choose what you wish to see there, whether for sightseeing, simply strolling, or relaxing at a beach. The return is at 3 pm, where you meet the bus and drive back to Rhodes town. All these with just 27 Euros per person and no worries about transportation.

The private bus tour offers hotel pick-up and drop-off services from Ialissos, Ixia, Rhodes town, or Kallithea.

Click here for more information and to book this bus tour to Lindos.

Rhodes Town to Lindos by public bus

You can take the public bus (ktel) from Rhodes Town to Lindos. The journey takes a little less than 2 hours. There are more frequent buses during the summer months. The ticket costs around 5.50 euros one way. You can check the timetable here.

Rhodes Town to Lindos by taxi

If you’re already in Rhodes Town and wish to get to Lindos, you can also find taxis there.

How to find a taxi in Rhodes town:

You can find a taxi at or by calling the Rhodes Town telephone number: 22410 69800. Alternatively, call Diagoras Radio Taxi at22410 65555.

There are various taxi hubs in Rhodes Town. The central one is in the Mantraki area, but you can find others at the Grand Hotel, Therme Park, St. Francis Church, Port of Kolona, St. Nicholas Square, and Rodini Park.

Rhodes Town to Lindos by rental car

The distance from Rhodes town to Lindos is 47 km, and the drive lasts about an hour. You can find rental cars or other vehicles in Rhodes down, whether from local agencies or by booking it from Discover Cars online.

Planning a trip to Rhodes? You might want to check my guides:

Things to do in Rhodes

Best beaches in Rhodes

Things to do in Lindos

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Where to stay in Rhodes.

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