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Kalymnos to Lipsi Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Kalymnos and Lipsi. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Kalymnos to Lipsi, Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry Times

The earliest Kalymnos Lipsi ferry typically departs Kalymnos at about 01:35. The average sailing time of a ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 1h 22m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 10m.

Kalymnos to Lipsi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi typically range between $26* and $172*. On average the Kalymnos Lipsi ferry is $80*. The cheapest Kalymnos Lipsi ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $80*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Lipsi from Kalymnos?

The distance between Kalymnos and Lipsi is approximately 26.4 miles (42.5km), or 22.9 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Lipsi ferry?

Yes, Kalymnos Lipsi ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Lipsi with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways.

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Kalymnos - Lipsi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price A$78*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 1h 22m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 10m
First Ferry 01:35
Last Ferry 22:50
Distance 22 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 Kalymnos to Lipsi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 1h 17m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

The average price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 49 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Kalymnos to Lipsi is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Ferries from Kalymnos to Lipsi are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Lipsi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kalymnos to Lipsi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Lipsi from Kalymnos?

The distance between Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 22 nautical miles.

Kalymnos Guide

Forming part of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea, to the west of the Bodrum Peninsular between the Greek islands of Kos and Leros. Kos is around 12 km to the south of Kalymnos and Leros is around 2 km to the north. After the islands of Kos and Rhodes, Kalymnos is the third most populous island in the Dodecanese and is known for its affluent population.

The island's terrain is characterised by many mountains and a coastline littered with sheltered coves which make it the perfect destination for a sailing holiday. The island has also been referred to as the "Sponge divers island" because sponge diving has taken place in the islands crystal clear waters for many years. The trade in sponges has brought a significant amount of wealth to the island and has made it famous throughout the Mediterranean.

The island's capital is called Pothia and is also home to the island's port. It is a colourful town that is spread out over the foot and slopes of two hills and the valley between them. There are regular ferry services to Piraeus, Rhodes, Samos and to the other islands in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades.


Lipsi Guide

Lipsi is a Greek island that is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the island of Patmos and the island of Leros. The island, which can trace its history back to prehistoric times, is the largest island among a complex of smaller islands and islets and collectively form part of the Natura network. The island as we know it today was founded in 1669 by a Cretan named Illias and was later officially united with Greece in 1948. Popular attractions on the island include the Church of Aghios Ioannis, Theologos which is located next to the Town Hall and Museum. Contained within the church you can see the icon of Panaghia the Mavri (the Black Madonna) which dates back to around 1500. Also of interest to visitors is the Ecclesiastical Folklore Museum which contains some ecclesiastical relics and a small archaeological collection. Also of interest is the Panaghia of Haros, which dates back to 1600, which is situated around 1.5 km from Lipsi Town and is where you can see the only icon in Greece depicting the Virgin Mary holding the Crucified Jesus in her arms instead of the infant Jesus.


Kalymnos to Lipsi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/6/2024 and 16/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:05 12:15 1 hour 10 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:10 12:30 1 hour 20 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:20 12:40 1 hour 20 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:35 14:45 1 hour 10 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:35 16:45 1 hour 10 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:20 17:30 1 hour 10 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 22:00 00:15 2 hours 15 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 22:50 00:15 1 hour 25 minutes Sat
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