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Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

Typically ferries from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) run 4 times a week. The Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Kalymnos at around 01:35. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kalymnos is approximately 10h 50m.

Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $99* and $1137*. On average the Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $417*. The cheapest Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $95*. The average price for a foot passenger is $242*. The average price for a Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $988*.

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

How far is Athens (Piraeus) from Kalymnos?

The distance between Kalymnos and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 239.4 miles (385.3km), or 208.0 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) provided by Blue Star Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Kalymnos and Athens (Piraeus).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry?

Yes, Kalymnos Athens (Piraeus) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) with Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Athens page.
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Kalymnos - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$418*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 10h 50m
Fastest Sailing Duration 10h 10m
First Ferry 01:35
Last Ferry 22:55
Distance 208 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Kalymnos to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kalymnos to Piraeus is approximately 10h 10m. 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 Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Piraeus is approximately 165 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Piraeus?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Piraeus?

Ferries from Kalymnos to Piraeus 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 Piraeus?

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

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

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

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Kalymnos to Piraeus. 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
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Piraeus from Kalymnos?

The distance between Kalymnos to Piraeus is approximately 208 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.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Kalymnos to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 21:35 08:25 10 hours 50 minutes Mon, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 22:00 09:35 11 hours 35 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 22:50 09:45 10 hours 55 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 22:55 09:05 10 hours 10 minutes Tue

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