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Ferry from Kalymnos to Rhodes

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Kalymnos and Rhodes. 2 ferry operators sail between Kalymnos to Rhodes, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kalymnos Rhodes Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Kalymnos to Rhodes Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Kalymnos to Rhodes typically departs Kalymnos at about 01:20. The average sailing time of a Kalymnos Rhodes ferry is approximately 4h 5m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 45m.

Kalymnos Rhodes Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kalymnos Rhodes ferries typically range between €16* and €131*. The average price is around €63*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kalymnos to Rhodes start from €17*. The average price for a foot passenger is €62*. The average price for a car ferry is €137*.

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

What is the distance between Kalymnos and Rhodes?

The distance between Kalymnos to Rhodes is approximately 91.3 miles (147.0km), or 79.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Kalymnos Rhodes car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Rhodes ferry?

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

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Kalymnos - Rhodes Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 80 €*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 4h 5m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 01:20
Last Ferry 23:35
Distance 79 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 Rhodes?

The approximate duration for ferries from Kalymnos to Rhodes is 3h 27m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Kalymnos to Rhodes?

Kalymnos to Rhodes is approximately 75 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Rhodes?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Rhodes?

Book Kalymnos to Rhodes 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 Rhodes?

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

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

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

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

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

How far is Rhodes from Kalymnos?

Kalymnos to Rhodes is approximately 79 nautical miles distance apart.

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.

Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese group of islands and is a popular destination for tourists, especially as it has around 300 days of sunshine every year. The island lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is to the north of the island of Crete and to the south east of Athens. The island has all the facilities to make it the popular tourist destination that it has become and includes a beautiful coastline and has plenty of culture and a lively nightlife.

The island's main town, Rhodes Town, is very charming and visitors will see enormous medieval fortifications and narrow alleys that are simply full of character. However, the island's beaches are perhaps the biggest attraction and is what makes it so popular. many of the island's beaches are located on the eastern shore and Lindos stands out as offering the best stretch of sand and pebbles and is close to the Megali Paralia.

Rhodes is connected by ferry with daily services to Piraeus, by conventional and high speed boats. During the summer months Rhodes is also connected with the rest of the Dodecanese islands, along with Crete and Cyclades.

Kalymnos to Rhodes Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:20 07:35 6 hours 15 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 02:50 06:50 4 hours Sun
Blue Star Ferries 03:15 08:45 5 hours 30 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 05:25 09:40 4 hours 15 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:20 14:05 2 hours 45 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:00 18:00 3 hours Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:00 18:10 3 hours 10 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:30 19:45 4 hours 15 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:35 18:30 2 hours 55 minutes Fri, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 23:35 06:00 6 hours 25 minutes Mon

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