Agathonisi to Kalymnos Ferry

The Agathonisi Kalymnos ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Dodecanese Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Dodekanisos Seaways. The crossing operates up to 3 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 55 minutes.

Agathonisi Kalymnos sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Agathonisi - Kalymnos Ferry Operators

  • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 55 min
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Agathonisi Guide

Forming part of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Agathonisi is the most northerly of the Dodecanese islands. It is surrounded by a number of smaller islands and is around 16 miles from the islands of Samos and 23 miles from Patmos. There are three main settlements on the island which are Megálo Chorió ("Big Village"), and Mikró Chorió ("Small Village") and the island's only port is the settlement of Agios Georgios (Saint George). The island is sometimes referred to by its ancient name, Tragea or as Gaidaro.

The crossing to the island can be by either conventional ferry of by high speed ferry depending on the time and day of the crossing and by the ferry operator chosen. Crossing times are around 8-11 hours by high speed ferry and 6.5 - 8.5 hours by conventional ferry depending on route and operator.

Kalymnos Guide

The Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea and is located between the islands of Kos and Leros, and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island is quite small with a land area of just over 100 sq. km but despite this it is the fourth largest of all the Dodecanese islands. The island's name has changed over its history. It was first named Kalynda, then Kalymna and then finally, Kalymnos. The island's capital is Pothis, although the most of the island's residents live in Chora, and is the island's second largest town.

Kalymnos is known for its sponge divers and sponge fisheries and it's inland terrain is steep and rocky and is popular with climbers. There are over 1,300 different climbing routes on the island that range in difficulty and terrain. Some routes are on slabs, some on big walls or on overhangs. The landscape used to be a curse for the island's residents but as it attracts visitors to the island it is now a blessing, certainly in terms of tourism.

There is a frequent ferry service to Piraeus, Rhodes and to the other Dodecanese islands. There are also ferry routes operating to the Cyclades islands, Samos and, during the summer season, to Chios, Mytilini, and Thessaloniki.