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Athens to Kalymnos Ferry

The Athens to Kalymnos ferry route is provided by 1 operator and runs during the high season. The ferry crossing from Athens to Kalymnos is approximately 8 hours and 30 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Athens to Kalymnos ferry duration can range between 8 hours 30 minutes and 8 hours 40 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Athens to Kalymnos Ferry Schedule

On average there are 5 ferry sailings weekly from Athens to Kalymnos.
Blue Star Ferries provide up to 5 sailings per week. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.

Ferry from Athens to Kalymnos Times

The first ferry departs around 13:00 and the last ferry departs at around 18:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Athens to Kalymnos

The fastest ferry from Athens to Kalymnos is with Blue Star Ferries.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Athens to Kalymnos?

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Athens to Kalymnos with Blue Star Ferries.

Can I pets on the Athens Kalymnos ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries welcome pets onboard their ferries from Athens to Kalymnos. Please be advised that pets must be on a leash and muzzled when walking on the open deck. They are also not allowed in public areas like the restaurant and cabins. Those travelling with a pet need a valid EU Pet Passport. There is a small fee for bringing a pet on board, which can change depending on the size of the pet.For example, small pets cost up to $11 per pet, $15 per medium-sized, and $22 for large pets.

How much luggage can I bring on the Piraeus to Kalymnos ferry?

Those travelling with Blue Star Ferries can take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per passenger.

Athens to Kalymnos Ferry Price

Ferry price from Piraeus – Kalymnos can range between $64 and $425 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $129, prices can range between $64 and $260. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

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

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With 1 sailing per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is an alternative Athens ferry if you require additional flexibility.

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Athens (Piraeus) - Kalymnos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price $277*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 10h 49m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 30m
First Ferry 12:00
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 208 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Kalymnos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately 8h 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 Piraeus to Kalymnos?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately $277. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Piraeus to Kalymnos can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Kalymnos?

There is 1 ferry operator for Piraeus to Kalymnos and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Kalymnos?

Ferries from Piraeus to Kalymnos 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 Piraeus to Kalymnos?

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

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

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

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

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

How far is Kalymnos from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately 208 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.

Kalymnos Guide

The Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea and is located between the islands of Kos and Leros, and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island is quite small with a land area of just over 100 sq. km but despite this it is the fourth largest of all the Dodecanese islands. The island's name has changed over its history. It was first named Kalynda, then Kalymna and then finally, Kalymnos. The island's capital is Pothis, although the most of the island's residents live in Chora, and is the island's second largest town.

Kalymnos is known for its sponge divers and sponge fisheries and it's inland terrain is steep and rocky and is popular with climbers. There are over 1,300 different climbing routes on the island that range in difficulty and terrain. Some routes are on slabs, some on big walls or on overhangs. The landscape used to be a curse for the island's residents but as it attracts visitors to the island it is now a blessing, certainly in terms of tourism.

There is a frequent ferry service to Piraeus, Rhodes and to the other Dodecanese islands. There are also ferry routes operating to the Cyclades islands, Samos and, during the summer season, to Chios, Mytilini, and Thessaloniki.

Piraeus to Kalymnos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 5/13/2024 and 5/19/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 12:00 22:45 10 hours 45 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 15:00 01:20 10 hours 20 minutes Fri
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 05:05 11 hours 5 minutes Thu, Sat

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