Kalymnos
Leros
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Ferry from Kalymnos to Leros

Typically 1 daily ferry sailing run between Kalymnos to Leros. 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Kalymnos Leros ferries.

Ferry times from Kalymnos to Leros

The earliest Kalymnos Leros ferry sailings typically depart Kalymnos at around 11:05. The average sailing time is approximately 50m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 45m.

Ferry prices from Kalymnos to Leros

Kalymnos Leros ferry prices typically range between $18* and $150*. The average price is typically $71*. The cheapest Kalymnos Leros ferry prices start from $9*. The average price for a foot passenger is $64*. The average price for a car is $133*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Kalymnos to Leros?

The distance between Kalymnos to Leros is approximately 14.2 miles (22.9km) or 12.4 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Kalymnos Leros ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways allow cars on board for ferries between Kalymnos and Leros. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Kalymnos and Leros.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Leros?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways between Kalymnos and Leros.

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Kalymnos - Leros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price $71*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 50m
Fastest Sailing Duration 45m
First Ferry 11:05
Last Ferry 22:00
Distance 12 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Kalymnos to Leros?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kalymnos to Leros is approximately 50m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Kalymnos to Leros?

The average price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Leros is approximately $47. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Leros can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Leros?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Kalymnos to Leros. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Leros?

Ferries from Kalymnos to Leros are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kalymnos to Leros?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Kalymnos to Leros with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

Can you take your car on the ferry from Kalymnos to Leros?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kalymnos to Leros with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kalymnos to Leros?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How far is Leros from Kalymnos?

Kalymnos to Leros is approximately 12 nautical miles distance apart.

Kalymnos Guide

Forming part of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea, to the west of the Bodrum Peninsular between the Greek islands of Kos and Leros. Kos is around 12 km to the south of Kalymnos and Leros is around 2 km to the north. After the islands of Kos and Rhodes, Kalymnos is the third most populous island in the Dodecanese and is known for its affluent population.

The island's terrain is characterised by many mountains and a coastline littered with sheltered coves which make it the perfect destination for a sailing holiday. The island has also been referred to as the "Sponge divers island" because sponge diving has taken place in the islands crystal clear waters for many years. The trade in sponges has brought a significant amount of wealth to the island and has made it famous throughout the Mediterranean.

The island's capital is called Pothia and is also home to the island's port. It is a colourful town that is spread out over the foot and slopes of two hills and the valley between them. There are regular ferry services to Piraeus, Rhodes, Samos and to the other islands in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades.


Leros Guide

Leros is a Greek island and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the islands of Patmos and Kalymnos. Legend has it that Leros is where the goddess Artemis would go hunt as it was home to a large population of deer. The island's long history can easily be observed in the many ancient monuments that are spread around the island. Popular attractions include the Medieval Castle and the island's interesting museums. The most visited places on the island are Alinda and Agia Marina but for the more adventurous, a drive around the island will not disappoint as there are a number of lovely beaches with crystal clear waters waiting to be discovered. The island is also popular with scuba divers who visit to explore the many ancient shipwrecks that lie on the seabed around the island.

From the island's port there are daily ferry connections to the port of Piraeus and by conventional ferry and hydrofoil to most of the Greek islands of the Dodecanese like Patmos, Lipsi, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros. There are also weekly connection to some of the islands of the Cyclades like Syros and Amorgos.


Kalymnos to Leros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:05 11:50 45 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:10 12:00 50 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:20 12:10 50 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:20 13:05 45 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:35 14:20 45 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:35 16:20 45 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:35 17:20 45 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 21:35 22:30 55 minutes Mon, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 22:00 23:10 1 hour 10 minutes Thu

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