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London to Kos flights

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Flight Duration Flights between London and Kos take, on average, 4 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Kos found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Stansted is the departure airport operating flights between London and Kos
Arriving Airport Flights departing London with Kos as destination arrives at Ippokratis

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Flight route information
Find out further information on London and Kos to help you prepare for your trip.
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
Kos airports
  • ( Ippokratis (KGS)
    How far from city centre: 0 miles
K Distance: 1673 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Kos

How long is the flight from London to Kos?

The flight time from London to Kos is just under six hours, usually with one connection stop.

What are the most common stopovers?

Athens is the most common stopping point for flights between London and Kos. Aegean and Olympic tend to offer the most connections here.

Is there a time change from London to Kos?

Kos (GMT+2) is two hours ahead of London.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Kos?

Kos is synonymous with sunny holidays throughout the year, with mild winters and warm summers. Be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen and seasonally appropriate clothing, with at least a light jacket for cooler evenings. You'll want to bring your swimwear to make the most of the island's fabulous beaches.

Which airlines fly from London to Kos

Greece's own airlines generally provide the easiest transfers between London and Kos, although there are alternatives depending on when you'd like to fly. No matter what time of year you're going, Opodo always makes it easy to find the cheapest route:

How to find cheap flights from London to Kos

The simplest way to find cheap flights between London and Kos is to use Opodo's powerful search engine. Just enter your cities and travel dates, and you'll see the cheapest airfares at the top of your screen within seconds. Scroll down for alternative departures, and you can even filter by airlines and other parameters if you wish. It's easy to see last-minute offers, as well as a range of superb airfares with each carrier.

When are the best times to fly from London to Kos

  • January sees mild weather in Kos, and is a quieter, cheaper time to visit. This can be ideal for exploring the sights of the island, including Neratzia Castle and other historic highlights.
  • August is beautiful and warm in Kos, with temperatures frequently in the 30s°C, great for swimming in the pool or at the beaches.
  • September still has gorgeous weather in Kos, slightly cooler and usually quieter than the main summer months.

Airports in London

Most flights terminating in Kos will depart from Heathrow Airport (LHR). There are also flights available from Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London City Airport (LCY).

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Located about 15 miles west of Central London, Heathrow is served by a wide selection of fast and cost-effective transport options.

How to get to the airport:

  • By tube – Piccadilly line westbound from Central London, around 45 minutes. Three stops: Heathrow Terminal 2, Heathrow Terminals 3 & 4, or Heathrow Terminal 5.
  • By train – from London Paddington station on the Heathrow Express, 15 to 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – at least 40 minutes, preferably longer to be sure you catch your flight.
  • By coach – from Victoria Coach Station in as little as 35 minutes, always leave plenty of time for traffic.

Services: open 24/7, unlimited free Wi-Fi, large range of places to eat and shop at each terminal, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is London's second-busiest airport, with many transport links to choose from.

  • By train – Gatwick Express from London Victoria Station, around 30 minutes.
  • By coach – around 90 minutes from Victoria Coach Station.
  • By taxi – allow approximately two hours for traffic from the centre of London.
  • Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi for 90 minutes, many shops and eateries, baby changing, outdoor smoking areas.

Useful information about London City Airport

London City Airport is the closest major airport to the heart of London, with quick transport links.

  • By Tube – take the DLR from Liverpool Street station in just 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – approximately 40 minutes from Central London.

Services: generally open from 6:30am to 10:30pm, free unlimited Wi-Fi, a choice of restaurants and shops, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking.

Airports in Kos

Kos International Airport (KGS), the only airport on the island, is where you'll land for your Greek holiday.

Useful information about Kos International Airport

Kos International Airport is centrally located on Kos, near the village of Andimachia about 15 miles west of Kos Port.

How to get to Kos Port from the airport:

  • By taxi – about 30 minutes.
  • By bus – airport bus services to Kos Port, approximately 40 minutes. It generally runs from 7:55am to 7:50pm daily.

What to do and visit in Kos

  • Neratzia Castle is a remnant of medieval Kos, with great views of the port below.
  • Head to the popular Paradise Beach for golden sands and turquoise waters.
  • Visit the historic Tree of Hippocrates, a possible descendant of the tree under which the iconic doctor was said to give his lessons.
  • Take the family for a day out at Lido Water Park in Iraklidis.
  • Marvel at the incredible second-century ruins of the ancient Odeon.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Kos

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Kos during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Greece may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Kos at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Kos is 82£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Kos?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Kos are September, July and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Kos?
The best time of the year to go to Kos when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Kos from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Kos.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Kos?
The total flight time between London and Kos is of around 04:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,709 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Kos compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Kos's temperatures can go up to 31.96 ºC during the hot season, with 0.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 6.33 ºC in Kos, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Kos have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Kos?
The main airport route flying between London and Kos is: Stansted (STN) to Ippokratis (KGS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jet2.Com.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Kos flights between Gatwick (LGW) to Ippokratis (KGS) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Easyjet.
  • Thomson Airways Ltd.
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Airlines with indirect flights from London to Kos are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Kos are:
  • Aegean Airlines, stoping in Athens for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, with 740 minutes scale in Athens.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, with 740 minutes scale in Athens.
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