Kalymnos
Astypalea
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Ferry from Kalymnos to Astypalea

2 ferry operators sail between Kalymnos to Astypalea, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kalymnos Astypalea Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Kalymnos to Astypalea Ferry Times

Ferries from Kalymnos to Astypalea typically depart from Kalymnos at around 01:10. The average sailing time of a Astypalea Kalymnos ferry is approximately 2h 21m.

Kalymnos Astypalea Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kalymnos Astypalea ferries typically range between €9* and €37*. The average price is around €21*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kalymnos to Astypalea start from €10*. The average price for a foot passenger is €21*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Kalymnos and Astypalea?

The distance between Kalymnos to Astypalea is approximately 50.1 miles (80.6km), or 43.5 nautical miles.

Is there a Kalymnos Astypalea car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Kalymnos and Astypalea

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Astypalea ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Kalymnos to Astypalea with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways.

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Kalymnos - Astypalea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 26 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 2h 21m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 20m
First Ferry 01:10
Last Ferry 23:40
Distance 43 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Kalymnos to Astypalea?

The approximate duration for ferries from Kalymnos to Astypalea is 2h 22m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Astypalea?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Kalymnos to Astypalea. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Astypalea?

Book Kalymnos to Astypalea tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kalymnos to Astypalea?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Kalymnos to Astypalea with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Kalymnos to Astypalea with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Blue Star Ferries

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.


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.


Kalymnos to Astypalea Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/04/2024 and 28/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:20 13:45 2 hours 25 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 23:40 02:00 2 hours 20 minutes Tue

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