Ios travel guide

Ios Tourism | Ios Guide

You're Going to Love Ios

Ios is a must-see destination in South Aegean, Greece. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Ios has to offer.

When to visit Ios

Ios in February
Estimated hotel price
$40
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ios in February
Estimated hotel price
$40
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ios

Plane

Although Ios doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Parikia Paros (PAS), which is located 23 miles from Ios. The shortest flight to Ios from the United States departs from New York and takes around 13h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Ios is to pick up a car rental from Athens, which is about 122 miles from Ios. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Centauro, among others, in Athens.

Plane

Although Ios doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Parikia Paros (PAS), which is located 23 miles from Ios. The shortest flight to Ios from the United States departs from New York and takes around 13h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Ios is to pick up a car rental from Athens, which is about 122 miles from Ios. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Centauro, among others, in Athens.

Airports near Ios

Airlines serving Ios

Lufthansa
Good (4,556 reviews)
SWISS
Good (906 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,347 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,569 reviews)
Air France
Good (967 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,534 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,610 reviews)
Finnair
Good (879 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (821 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (825 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (765 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,425 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (196 reviews)
Norwegian
Good (145 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (234 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,443 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,718 reviews)
Vueling
Good (809 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ios

Average rates range from around $76 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $191 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hotel Helena and Ios Plage.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ios

Most booked hotels in Ios

Liostasi
5 stars
Excellent (9.4, 303 reviews)
$191+
Levantes Ios Boutique Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, 402 reviews)
$110+
Dionysos Sea Side Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.2, 451 reviews)
$106+
Ios Palace Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, 382 reviews)
$107+
Far Out Hotel & Spa
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 541 reviews)
$57+
Far Out Village Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8, 383 reviews)
$60+

Renting a car in Ios

Renting a car in Ios costs $38 per day, on average, or $113 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 10% more expensive than at Thera Santorini.

Expect to pay $7.91 per gallon in Ios (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $94.94 and $126.58. Mini (Citroen C1 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Ios, while also 14% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Ios costs $38 per day, on average, or $113 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 10% more expensive than at Thera Santorini.

Expect to pay $7.91 per gallon in Ios (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $94.94 and $126.58. Mini (Citroen C1 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Ios, while also 14% cheaper than other types, on average.