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Kalymnos Nisyros Ferries

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

Kalymnos to Nisyros Ferry Times

Ferries from Kalymnos to Nisyros typically depart from Kalymnos at around 01:20. The average sailing time of a Nisyros Kalymnos ferry is approximately 2h 0m.

Kalymnos Nisyros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kalymnos Nisyros ferries typically range between €14* and €40*. The average price is around €28*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kalymnos to Nisyros start from €8*. The average price for a foot passenger is €26*. The average price for a car ferry is €63*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Kalymnos and Nisyros?

The distance between Kalymnos to Nisyros is approximately 23.9 miles (38.5km), or 20.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Kalymnos Nisyros car ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways offer a car ferry from Kalymnos to Nisyros. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Kalymnos and Nisyros.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Nisyros ferry?

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

Kalymnos Nisyros Ferry Operator Schedules

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

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Kalymnos - Nisyros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 28 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 2h 6m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 01:20
Last Ferry 23:35
Distance 20 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 Kalymnos to Nisyros?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Kalymnos to Nisyros is 1h 50m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Nisyros?

    2 popular ferry companies travel from Kalymnos to Nisyros. These ferry companies are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Nisyros?

    Book Kalymnos to Nisyros 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 [Portfrom] to Nisyros?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Kalymnos to Nisyros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Kalymnos to Nisyros?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Kalymnos to Nisyros with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kalymnos to Nisyros?

    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
    • Dodekanisos Seaways

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.

Nisyros Guide

The Greek island of Nisyros is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, between the island of Kos and the island of Tilos. Nisyros is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the region and is largely untouched by tourism. The island, which has a coastline of around 28 km, was created, according to mythology, during the war between Gods and Giants where Poseidon chased the Giant Polyvotis down to Kos, cut a part of it and threw it to his enemy, sinking him forever in to the bottom of the Aegean Sea. This rock is Nisyros and the volcano's eruptions are said to be the angry breathing of the defeated Giant.

The island's capital, and home to the island's port, is Mandraki and is one of the largest villages on Nisyros. Mandraki is characterised by charming cobblestoned streets and squares and typical Greek whitewashed two storeyed houses complete with wooden balconies. The nightlife is not very intense but you will surely have a good time in the village where there are little tavernas and some bars to enjoy.

It can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Kos and Rhodes.

Kalymnos to Nisyros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 04/12/2023 and 10/12/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:40 04:15 2 hours 35 minutes Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:15 13:45 1 hour 30 minutes Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 23:05 01:35 2 hours 30 minutes Mon

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