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Athens (Piraeus) to Kalymnos Ferry

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

Athens (Piraeus) Kalymnos Ferry Times

Athens (Piraeus) Kalymnos ferries typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 12:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Kalymnos to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 10h 46m.

Athens (Piraeus) to Kalymnos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kalymnos typically range between $200* and $1082*. On average the Athens (Piraeus) Kalymnos ferry is $532*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Kalymnos ferry prices start from $95*. The average price for a foot passenger is $394*. The average price for a Athens (Piraeus) Kalymnos car ferry is $1034*.

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

How far is Kalymnos from Athens (Piraeus)?

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

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

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Kalymnos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$534*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 10h 46m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 30m
First Ferry 12:00
Last Ferry 18:00
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 Piraeus to Kalymnos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately 8h 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 Piraeus to Kalymnos?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately 255 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Kalymnos?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Kalymnos?

Ferries from Piraeus to Kalymnos 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 Piraeus to Kalymnos?

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

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

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

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Piraeus to Kalymnos. 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 Kalymnos from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Kalymnos is approximately 208 nautical miles.

Piraeus (Athens) Guide

Steeped in maritime history, the bustling Piraeus ferry port is your gateway to the Saronic Gulf and the wider Aegean Sea. As the port city of Athens, Piraeus is a hub of activity, offering visitors a blend of ancient history and modern Greek culture. The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus and the Hellenic Maritime Museum are popular attractions, providing insights into the city's rich past. For those interested in religious history, the Church of Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors, is a must-visit. The annual Piraeus Maritime Festival celebrates the city's seafaring heritage and is a highlight for locals and tourists alike. From Piraeus ferry port, travellers can easily reach the enchanting Greek islands or explore the Peloponnese peninsula. Convenient access to Athens is provided by the electric railway (metro Line 1) and buses, connecting passengers to the heart of the capital and its famous landmarks such as the Acropolis and Plaka district. Whether beginning or ending your journey, Piraeus serves as a memorable stop in the land of myths and legends.

Kalymnos Guide

With its rugged landscapes and sapphire waters, the Kalymnos ferry port serves as your gateway to a climber's paradise. Renowned for its world-class rock climbing spots, the island also offers a wealth of history and culture. Visitors should not miss the opportunity to explore the Castle of Chora and the Monastery of Agios Savvas for a glimpse into the island's past. Seafood enthusiasts can indulge in the local cuisine at the island's tavernas, where fresh catches are a daily staple. While Kalymnos does not have a fixed yearly festival in the middle of the year, it is celebrated for its vibrant Easter celebrations. From the port, the island of Kos is easily accessible, offering additional travel opportunities by ferry. Upon arrival, the most convenient route to Pothia, the island's main town and port area, is by local buses or taxis, which can transport visitors to the heart of Kalymnos's charming capital in just a few minutes. With its authentic Greek island atmosphere, Kalymnos ferry port is more than just a stopover; it's the start of an unforgettable Aegean adventure.

Piraeus to Kalymnos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/7/2024 and 28/7/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 12:00 23:05 11 hours 5 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 14:00 00:50 10 hours 50 minutes Fri
Blue Star Ferries 15:00 02:45 11 hours 45 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 02:30 8 hours 30 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 05:05 11 hours 5 minutes Thu

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