Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Kos to Leros Ferry

The Kos to Leros ferry route is provided by 2 operators and is available for booking during the high season. The ferry crossing from Kos to Leros takes approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Kos to Leros ferry duration can range between 1 hour 25 minutes and 1 hour 35 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.

Ferry Timetable Kos to Leros

There are around 16 ferry weekly sailings from Kos to Leros. Blue Star Ferries provide up to 5 weekly sailings and Dodekanisos Seaways provide up to 11 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Kos to Leros Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves at approximately 10:10 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 23:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Kos Leros

The fastest ferry from Kos to Leros is with Dodekanisos Seaways.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

There are no cabins on ferries from Kos to Leros.

Kos to Leros Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Kos - Leros can vary between $25 and $123 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $587, prices can range from $157 and $1,235. The average price with a car is $164. Car prices can range from $113 and $356. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Kos to Leros

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability.

With 3 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

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Kos - Leros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price $66*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 15
Average Sailing Duration 1h 44m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 28 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Kos to Leros is approximately 1h 30m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    The average price of a ferry from Kos to Leros is approximately $54. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kos to Leros can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Leros?

    There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Kos to Leros. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Kos to Leros?

    Ferries from Kos 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 [Portfrom] to Leros?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Kos to Leros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kos to Leros with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kos 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 Kos?

    Kos to Leros is approximately 28 nautical miles distance apart.

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.

Kos to Leros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 9/18/2023 and 9/24/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 07:00 09:35 2 hours 35 minutes Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 09:00 11:35 2 hours 35 minutes Tue, Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 11:50 1 hour 25 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 12:00 1 hour 35 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:35 12:10 1 hour 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:40 13:05 1 hour 25 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:55 14:20 1 hour 25 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:55 16:20 1 hour 25 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:40 17:05 1 hour 25 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 22:30 2 hours Mon, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 22:30 00:50 2 hours 20 minutes Thu

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