Kalymnos
Tilos
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Ferry from Kalymnos to Tilos

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

Kalymnos to Tilos Ferry Times

Ferries from Kalymnos to Tilos typically depart from Kalymnos at around 01:20. The average sailing time of a Tilos Kalymnos ferry is approximately 3h 6m.

Kalymnos Tilos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kalymnos Tilos ferries typically range between €12* and €54*. The average price is around €38*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kalymnos to Tilos start from €11*. The average price for a foot passenger is €32*. The average price for a car ferry is €115*.

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

What is the distance between Kalymnos and Tilos?

The distance between Kalymnos to Tilos is approximately 42.9 miles (69.1km), or 37.3 nautical miles.

Is there a Kalymnos Tilos car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kalymnos Tilos ferry?

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

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Kalymnos - Tilos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 48 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 6m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 15m
First Ferry 01:20
Last Ferry 23:35
Distance 37 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 Tilos?

The approximate duration for ferries from Kalymnos to Tilos is 2h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Kalymnos to Tilos?

Kalymnos to Tilos is approximately 45 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Tilos?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Tilos?

Book Kalymnos to Tilos 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 Tilos?

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

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

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

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

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 Tilos from Kalymnos?

Kalymnos to Tilos is approximately 37 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.


Tilos Guide

The Greek island of Tilos is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea. Unlike some of its neighbours, Tilos is a quiet island with few residents which as a result has managed to retain its original Greek atmosphere and charm. Those that do live on the island largely live off fishing, some agriculture and the little tourism that does exist. A popular site on the island is the beautiful but abandoned 15th century monastery of Agios Panteleimon, which contains some interesting icons. Also of interest is the Castle of the Knights, where the Knights of St. John were based in the 15th century. Also on the island are a number of other churches including perhaps the best known Church of the Archangel Michael which is in Megalo Chorio. Other popular sites on the island are the Park of Tilos, with its many species of flora and fauna, and the Cave of Charkadio where visitors can see the remains of the dwarf elephants that lived on the island some 45,000 years ago. The fossilised bones where first discovered in the 1970's.


Kalymnos to Tilos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 00:25 03:55 3 hours 30 minutes Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:30 17:45 2 hours 15 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 23:05 02:50 3 hours 45 minutes Mon

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