Kos to Leros Ferry

The Kos Leros ferry route connects two popular tourist destinations in the Dodecanese Islands and is available to book with 2 ferry operators throughout the year. Blue Star Ferries provide 4 weekly sailings and Dodekanisos Seaways provide 7 weekly sailings. The distance between Kos ferry port and Leros ferry port is approximately 25 nautical miles (47km), with Dodekanisos Seaways offering the fastest crossing time in around 1 hour and 25 minutes, making this a quick and convenient ferry route to travel around the islands of Greece.

Unfortunately, there is no high speed ferry from Kos to Leros. However, the conventional ferries operating this service still trasnport passengers to Leros in the fastest time.

Direct Ferries help you compare between 11 ferries from Kos to Leros each week, with up to 2 sailings departing per day. Passengers can currently bring their cars onboard this ferry route. However, please be advised that only 1 vehicle is allowed per booking.

Prices for the ferry to Leros from Kos might change depending on the season you want to travel. The cheapest ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry discounts.

Kos - Leros Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 4 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 35 min
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  • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 25 min
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Kos Leros Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Kos Leros route is a car and 2 passengers.

Kos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kos is around 4km from the coast of Bodrum in Turkey. The island is around 40 km long and 8 km wide and has a number of towns and villages. The main town and port is also called Kos, but the island's other villages include Kefalos, Tingaki, Kardamena, Mastihari, Antimachia, Marmari and Pyli. Kos Town is usually quite and there is lots to do there. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs in the town which have led to the island as a whole becoming very popular with tourists. For those visitors looking for a bargain, practically everything is available in the island's shops from ceramics to fur, shoes to books and clothes and jewellery to leather products. The most popular tourist centres on the island often also have many small shops offering handmade goods such as ceramics and embroideries along with more traditional local products such as honey, herbs, wine, sweets and spices.

There are daily services between Kos and Piraeus along with services between Kos and the rest of the Dodecanese, the islands of the north eastern Aegean and Turkey. The trip by conventional ferry can take up to 13 hours, depending on the intermediate stopovers, and the trip with a high speed boat can take between 5 and 8 hours.

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.