Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Kos to Patmos Ferry

The Kos Patmos ferry route connects two popular holiday destinations in the Dodecanese Islands and is currently available for booking with 2 ferry companies throughout the year. Blue Star Ferries provide 5 weekly sailings and Dodekanisos Seaways provide 7 weekly sailings. The distance between Kos ferry port and Patmos ferry port is approximately 43 nautical miles (80km), with Dodekanisos Seaways offering the fastest crossing time in around 2 hours and 15 minutes. This is an essential transport link in Greece and is incredibly popular among tourists exploring the Dodecanese archipelago.

Unfortunately, there is currently no high speed ferry from Kos to Patmos. However, the Kos Patmos fast ferry does take passengers to their destination in the quickest possible time.

Direct Ferries help you choose between 12 ferries from Kos to Patmos every week, with up to 2 sailings available per day. Passengers can bring their cars onboard with both ferry companies operating this service. However, please be advised that only 1 vehicle is allowed per booking.

Prices for the ferry to Rhodes from Patmos might vary depending on the season you wish to travel. The cheapest ferry tickets are typically available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to keep updated with all the latest ferry discounts.

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Kos - Patmos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price $89*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 16
Average Sailing Duration 2h 56m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 10m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 50 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 Patmos?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Kos to Patmos is approximately 2h 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 Patmos?

    The average price of a ferry from Kos to Patmos is approximately $94. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kos to Patmos can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Patmos?

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

    Ferries from Kos to Patmos 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 Patmos?

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

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

    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 Patmos from Kos?

    Kos to Patmos is approximately 50 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.

Patmos Guide

The Greek island of Patmos is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, just off the west coast of Turkey. Skala is the port town on the island and is also the location of many of the most popular attractions. To the north of Skala is Meloi Beach with is picturesque and is shaded by trees. In the village of Hora there is the Monastery of St. John which is a popular site as is the Cave of Apocalypse which is thought to have been the sacred cave where Saint Ioannis heard the voice of God and wrote the Apocalypse. In the cave visitors are able to see the cross that was engraved by Saint Ioannis along with three small cracks in the rock through which the voice of God came, symbolising the Holy Trinity. The island is also mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the Bible where it states that its author, John, was on Patmos when he was given (and recorded) a vision from Jesus.

Kos to Patmos Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 04:05 07:20 3 hours 15 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 04:05 07:25 3 hours 20 minutes Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 07:00 11:40 4 hours 40 minutes Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 09:00 13:40 4 hours 40 minutes Tue, Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 12:45 2 hours 20 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 13:00 2 hours 35 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:35 13:10 2 hours 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:40 13:50 2 hours 10 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:55 15:15 2 hours 20 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:55 17:10 2 hours 15 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:40 17:55 2 hours 15 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 23:45 3 hours 15 minutes Mon, Fri

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