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Kos to Astypalea Ferry

Typically ferries from Kos to Astypalea run 2 times a week. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Kos to Astypalea, Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kos Astypalea Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kos Astypalea Ferry Times

Kos Astypalea ferries typically depart from Kos at around 11:45. The average sailing time of the ferry from Astypalea to Kos is approximately 2h 41m.

Kos to Astypalea Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kos to Astypalea typically range between $42* and $192*. On average the Kos Astypalea ferry is $99*. The cheapest Kos Astypalea ferry prices start from $23*. The average price for a foot passenger is $95*. The average price for a Kos Astypalea car ferry is $253*.

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

How far is Astypalea from Kos?

The distance between Kos and Astypalea is approximately 68.2 miles (109.7km), or 59.2 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kos to Astypalea?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Kos to Astypalea provided by Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Kos and Astypalea.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kos Astypalea ferry?

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

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Kos - Astypalea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price A$99*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 2h 41m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 11:45
Last Ferry 21:30
Distance 59 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 Kos to Astypalea?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kos to Astypalea is approximately 2h 47m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Kos to Astypalea?

The average price of a ferry from Kos to Astypalea is approximately 54 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Astypalea?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kos to Astypalea?

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

How far is Astypalea from Kos?

The distance between Kos to Astypalea is approximately 59 nautical miles.

Kos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kos is around 4km from the coast of Bodrum in Turkey. The island is around 40 km long and 8 km wide and has a number of towns and villages. The main town and port is also called Kos, but the island's other villages include Kefalos, Tingaki, Kardamena, Mastihari, Antimachia, Marmari and Pyli. Kos Town is usually quite and there is lots to do there. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs in the town which have led to the island as a whole becoming very popular with tourists. For those visitors looking for a bargain, practically everything is available in the island's shops from ceramics to fur, shoes to books and clothes and jewellery to leather products. The most popular tourist centres on the island often also have many small shops offering handmade goods such as ceramics and embroideries along with more traditional local products such as honey, herbs, wine, sweets and spices.

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.


Astypalea Guide

The Greek island of Astypalea lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is one of the 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese group of islands. The island, which sits at the point where the Dodecanese meet the Cyclades islands, has a long history and is characterised by typically Greek whitewashed villages and lovely beaches. Astypalaia is also the westernmost island of the Dodecanese and is naturally separated into Mesa Nisi (the inner island, western part) and Exo Nisi (the outer island, eastern part) by a thin strip of land less than 100 m wide.

The island's capital, and home to its port, is Chora and is regarded as one of the most picturesque towns in the Aegean. The town sits atop a rock that protrudes into the sea, forming two bays. Towering above Chora is a castle with the white domes of Evangelistria and Agios Georgios churches visible above its walls. Around the castle lie Chora’s houses with whitewashed walls, blue doors and windows, and wooden balconies.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete.


Kos to Astypalea Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:45 13:40 1 hour 55 minutes Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:00 13:50 1 hour 50 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 21:30 01:15 3 hours 45 minutes Tue

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