All of The Ferry Routes and Domestic Flights of the Dodecanese

Island hopping in the Dodecanese is a dream vacation for many. Here is all the ferry and airline information you need to start planning your trip.


Fly from Athens (with Olympic Air, Sky Express & Ellinair)

  • Rhodes 50min-1h
  • Kos 50-55min,
  • Karpathos 1:05-1:10
  • Astypalea 1h
  • Kalymnos 1h
  • Leros 1h

Fly between the islands (with Olympic Air, Sky Express)

From Rhodes to:

  • Kastelorizo 40min, Kos 30min & Karpathos 40min

From Kos to:

  • Kalymnos 25min, Rhodes 35min & Astypalea 1:55

From Astypalea to:

  • Rhodes 2:50, Kos 1:55 & Leros 25min

From Karpathos to:

  • Rhodes 40min & Kasos 20min

From Leros to:

  • Rhodes 2:10, Kalymnos 25min & Astypalea 25min 

From Kalymnos to:

  • Kos 25min, Leros 25min, Kastelorizo, Rhodes 40 min

Ferries from the Port of Pireaus

Blue Star 1 & Blue Star 2

11/6 to 30/9

  • Tue: Piraeus-Santorini-Kos-Rhodes
  • Thu: Piraeus-Samos-Kos-Rhodes
  • Sun: Piraeus-Santorini-Kos-Symi-Rhodes

1/10 to 31/10

  • Tue & Thu: Piraeus-Santorini-Kos-Rhodes
  • Sun: Piraeus-Santorini-Kos-Symi-Rhodes

Blue Star 1 & Blue Star 2

11/6 to 4/9

  • Mon & Wed: Piraeus-Syros-Patmos-Leros-Kos-Rhodes
  • Thu: Piraeus-Kos-Rhodes
  • Fri: Piraeus-Syros-Kalymnos-Kos-Rhodes
  • Sat: Piraeus-Amorgos-Patmos-Leros-Kos-Rhodes

5/9 to 31/10 Blue Star 1

  • Mon & Wed: Piraeus-Syros-Patmos-Leros-Kos-Rhodes
  • Fri: -Piraeus-Syros-Patmos-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos-Rhodes

Nissos Chios

21/6 to 10/9

  • Tue: Piraeus-Paros-Naxos-Patmos-Leipsi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos-Symi-Rhodes-Karpathos
  • Thu: Piraeus-Ikaria-Fournoi-Patmos-Leipsi-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Symi-Rhodes-Kastelorizo
  • Sun: Piraeus-Paros-Naxos-Astypalea-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Rhodes-Kastelorizo

Blue Star Patmos

11/9 to 30/9

  • Tue: Piraeus-Patmos-Leipsi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos-Symi-Rhodes-Karpathos
  • Thu: Piraeus-Ikaria-Fournoi-Patmos-Leipsi-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Symi-Rhodes-Kastelorizo
  • Sat: Piraeus-Astypalea-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Rhodes-Kastelorizo

1/10 to 31-10

  • Tue: Piraeus-Patmos-Leipsi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos-Symi-Rhodes-Karpathos
  • Thu: Piraeus-Leipsi-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Symi-Rhodes-Kastellorizo
  • Sat: Piraeus-Astypalea-Kalymnos-Kos-Nisyros-Tilos-Rhodes-Kastelorizo

ΑΝΕΚ LINES – Prevelis

  • Mon: Pireaus-Santorini-Anafi-Kasos-Karpathos-Diafani-Chalki-Rhodes-Chalki-Diafani-Karpathos-Kasos-Siteia-Irakleion
  • Fri: Piraeus-Milos-Santorini-Anafi-Irakleion-Siteia-Kasos-Karpathos-Diafani-Chalki-Rhodes

Local Ferry Lines

Kateros NE – Panaghia Spiliani:

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat: Nisyros-Kos & back
  • Wed, Sat, Sun: Tilos-Rhodes & back

ANE Kalymnou – Nisos Kalymnos

10/7-31/10:

  • Mon, Fri: Kalymnos-Leros-Lipsoi-Patmos-Arkoi-Agathonisi-(Samos)-(Farmakonisi 2 times monthly) & back
  • Tue, Thu: Kalymnos-Astypalea & back
  • Wed, Sun: Kalymnos-Leros-Lipsoi-Patmos-Arkoi-Agathonisi-(Samos) & back

ANE Kalymnou – Kalymnos Star

11/6-9/9:

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: Kalymnos-Kos & back
  • Wed, Sat, Sun: Kalymnos-Pserimou (once in the day)-Kos

ANE Kalymnou – Kalymnos Dolphin

11/6-9/9:

  • Wed, Sat, Sun: Kalymnos-Pserimos-Kos & back

Lafasi NE – Ilias T

11/6-9/9:

(Sometimes takes the place of Kalymnos Star or Kalymnos Dolphin)

  • Kalymnos-Pserimos-Kos & back

ANEK Lines – Prevelis

  • Thu: Rhodes-Chalki-Diafani-Karpathos-Kasos
  • Sun: Rhodes-Chalki-Diafani-Karpathos-Kasos

Dodekanisos Seaways – Dodekanisos Express

May-September:

  • Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun: Rhodes-Symi-Kos-Kalymnos-Leros-Lipsoi-Patmos & back
  • Tue & Thu: Rhodes-Chalki-Tilos-Nisyros-Kos-Kalymnos & back
  • Wed: Rhodes-Symi-Kos-Kalymnos-Leros-Lipsoi-Agathonisi & back

Dodekanisos Seaways – Pride Dodekanisos

May-September:

  • Mon, Wed: Patmos-Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos & back
  • Tue: Agathonisi-Patmos-Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos-Symi-Rhodes
  • Wed: Rhodes-Kastelorizo & back + Rhodes-Symi-Kos-Leros-Patmos
  • Fri & Sun: Fourni-(Ikaria)-Patmos-Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos & back
  • Sat: Agathonisi-Arkoi-Patmos-Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos-Kos & back

Dodekanisos Seaways – Panagia Skiadeni

May-September:

  • Mon-Sun: Rhodes-Symi & back

Anna Express Local Lines – Anna Express N.X

June-September:

  • Mon: Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos & back
  • Tue & Fri: Lipsoi-Leros-Kalymnos-Mastihari & back
  • Wed: Lipsoi-Leros-Myrties-Leros -Myrties & back
  • Thu & Sat: Lipsoi-Patmos-Arkoi-Lipsoi-Leros-Agathonisi-(Samos)-Agathonisi-Leros-Lipsoi- Arkoi-Patmos-Lipsoi

Manousos George – Kasos Princess

21/5-16/9:

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: Kasos-Karpathos & back

Athina

High-season

  • On demand: Kasos-Armathia & back

Patmos Star – Patmos Star

1/6-31/10:

  • Mon, Wed, Fri: Patmos-Leros-Lipsoi & back

10/7-15/9 also:

  • Tue, Thur, Sat, Sun: Patmos-Lipsoi & back

Additional routes are added as needed to accomodate travelers arriving with large ferry boats to Patmos.

A.N.E.M – Olympios Zeus

Year round

  • Mon-Sun: Kalymnos-Kos & back

 

*More boats, covering short distances on demand, can often be found in the harbours. Ask the locals for tips and directions.


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