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Kos Leros Ferry

The ferry from Kos to Leros typically sails 2 times daily and up to 16 times weekly. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Kos to Leros, Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kos Leros Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kos Leros Ferry Times

The earliest Kos Leros ferry typically departs Kos at about 09:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Kos to Leros is approximately 1h 44m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 25m.

Kos to Leros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kos to Leros typically range between $38* and $158*. On average the Kos Leros ferry is $92*. The cheapest Kos Leros ferry prices start from $19*. The average price for a foot passenger is $90*. The average price for a Kos Leros car ferry is $278*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Leros from Kos?

The distance between Kos and Leros is approximately 32.9 miles (53.0km), or 28.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kos to Leros?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kos Leros ferry?

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

Kos Leros Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Dodekanisos Seaways - 10 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Blue Star Ferries - 4 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Kos - Leros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price A$99*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 15
Average Sailing Duration 1h 44m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 28 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Kos to Leros is approximately 1h 30m. 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 Leros?

    The average price of a ferry from Kos to Leros is approximately 55 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Leros?

    Kos to Leros 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 Leros?

    Ferries from Kos to Leros 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 Kos to Leros?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Kos to Leros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kos to Leros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Kos to Leros. 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
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • How far is Leros from Kos?

    The distance between Kos to Leros is approximately 28 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.


Leros Guide

Leros is a Greek island and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the islands of Patmos and Kalymnos. Legend has it that Leros is where the goddess Artemis would go hunt as it was home to a large population of deer. The island's long history can easily be observed in the many ancient monuments that are spread around the island. Popular attractions include the Medieval Castle and the island's interesting museums. The most visited places on the island are Alinda and Agia Marina but for the more adventurous, a drive around the island will not disappoint as there are a number of lovely beaches with crystal clear waters waiting to be discovered. The island is also popular with scuba divers who visit to explore the many ancient shipwrecks that lie on the seabed around the island.

From the island's port there are daily ferry connections to the port of Piraeus and by conventional ferry and hydrofoil to most of the Greek islands of the Dodecanese like Patmos, Lipsi, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros. There are also weekly connection to some of the islands of the Cyclades like Syros and Amorgos.


Kos to Leros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/2/2024 and 3/3/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 11:50 1 hour 25 minutes Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 22:15 1 hour 45 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 22:30 2 hours Mon, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 20:35 23:10 2 hours 35 minutes Thu

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