Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Patmos to Kos Ferry

The Patmos Kos ferry route connects two popular tourist destinations in the Dodecanese Islands and is available for booking with 2 ferry companies throughout the year. Blue Star Ferries provide 4 weekly sailings and Dodekanisos Seaways provide 6 weekly sailings. The total distance between Patmos ferry port and Kos ferry port is approximately 43 nautical miles (80.2km), with Dodekanisos Seaways offering the fastest crossing time in around 2 hours and 15 minutes, making it an ideal transport link between these two beautiful islands in Greece.

There is a high speed ferry from Patmos to Kos via the Dodekanisos Pride and the Dodekanisos Express, both available with Dodekanisos Seaways. This fast ferry ensures that passengers reach their destination in the quickest time possible.

Direct Ferries help you choose between 10 ferries from Patmos to Kos every 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 Kos from Patmos might change 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 stay updated with all the latest ferry discounts.

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Patmos - Kos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price $60*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 15
Average Sailing Duration 2h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 02:30
Last Ferry 22:45
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 Patmos to Kos?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Patmos to Kos 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 Patmos to Kos?

    The average price of a ferry from Patmos to Kos is approximately $52. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Patmos to Kos can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Patmos to Kos?

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

    Ferries from Patmos to Kos 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 Kos?

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

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

    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 Kos from Patmos?

    Patmos to Kos is approximately 50 nautical miles distance apart.

Patmos Guide

Located in the Aegean Sea, the Greek island of Patmos is part of the Dodecanese group of islands. It is one of the most northerly islands in the Dodecanese and lies just off the west coast of Turkey. Patmos' capital is the town of Chora and its port is in the town of Skala. The island, which is also known as the "island of the Apocalypse" is popular with tourists from around the world. However, there is more to the island than this. It is a pretty island with traditional whitewashed houses, crystal clear waters, excellent food and a thriving nightlife.

The Cave of the Apocalypse, a major visitor attraction, is reputedly to have been the cave where Saint Ioannis heard the voice of God and wrote the Apocalypse. In the cave, visitors can see the cross engraved by Saint Ioannis along with three small cracks on the rock through which the voice of God came, symbolising the Holy Trinity.

Patmos is connected by ferry to Piraeus, the other islands of the Dodecanese, and also with other islands of the Aegean Sea, like Samos and Ikaria. The ferry from Piraeus takes about 7 hours to reach the port of Patmos. The journey to the nearby islands of the Dodecanese take about 1-1.5 hours, while the trips from Ikaria or Samos take a little longer.

Kos Guide

Kos is a Greek island that lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is situated to the south of the island of Kalymnos and to the north of the island of Nisyros. The island, which is only around 3 miles off the Turkish coast and sits in the Keramiko Gulf, or the Kos Gulf, is the third largest of the Dodecanese islands. Kos is a well known and popular holiday destination where visitors go to enjoy the island's beaches. Kos was also one of the first Greek islands to recognise the benefits of tourism to its economy and as a result many hotels were built along the island's long and sandy coastline in the east and south. Cycling is a popular activity on Kos as the island's terrain is quite flat and because there are many bicycle hire outlets throughout the island along with some dedicated cycle paths between some of the larger hotels.

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 to Kos Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 02:30 06:00 3 hours 30 minutes Fri, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 06:00 09:15 3 hours 15 minutes Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 09:40 11:55 2 hours 15 minutes Tue, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:30 12:50 2 hours 20 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:20 17:00 4 hours 40 minutes Wed, Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:50 16:10 3 hours 20 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:05 15:40 2 hours 35 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:15 15:40 2 hours 25 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:55 16:05 2 hours 10 minutes Wed

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