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Ferry from Kos to Leros

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

Kos to Leros Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Kos to Leros typically departs Kos at about 10:10. The average sailing time of a Kos Leros ferry is approximately 1h 41m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 25m.

Kos Leros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kos Leros ferries typically range between €24* and €101*. The average price is around €61*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kos to Leros start from €8*. The average price for a foot passenger is €60*. The average price for a car ferry is €129*.

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

What is the distance between Kos and Leros?

The distance between Kos to Leros is approximately 32.9 miles (53.0km), or 28.6 nautical miles.

Is there a Kos Leros car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kos Leros ferry?

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

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Kos - Leros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 78 €*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 1h 41m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 10:10
Last Ferry 20:55
Distance 28 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 Kos to Leros?

The approximate duration for ferries from Kos to Leros is 1h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Kos to Leros?

Kos to Leros is approximately 72 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Leros?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kos to Leros?

Book Kos to Leros 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 Kos to Leros?

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

Can you take your car on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

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

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kos to Leros?

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 Leros from Kos?

Kos to Leros is approximately 28 nautical miles distance apart.

Kos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kos is around 4km from the coast of Bodrum in Turkey. The island is around 40 km long and 8 km wide and has a number of towns and villages. The main town and port is also called Kos, but the island's other villages include Kefalos, Tingaki, Kardamena, Mastihari, Antimachia, Marmari and Pyli. Kos Town is usually quite and there is lots to do there. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs in the town which have led to the island as a whole becoming very popular with tourists. For those visitors looking for a bargain, practically everything is available in the island's shops from ceramics to fur, shoes to books and clothes and jewellery to leather products. The most popular tourist centres on the island often also have many small shops offering handmade goods such as ceramics and embroideries along with more traditional local products such as honey, herbs, wine, sweets and spices.

There are daily services between Kos and Piraeus along with services between Kos and the rest of the Dodecanese, the islands of the north eastern Aegean and Turkey. The trip by conventional ferry can take up to 13 hours, depending on the intermediate stopovers, and the trip with a high speed boat can take between 5 and 8 hours.

Leros Guide

Leros is a Greek island and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the islands of Patmos and Kalymnos. Legend has it that Leros is where the goddess Artemis would go hunt as it was home to a large population of deer. The island's long history can easily be observed in the many ancient monuments that are spread around the island. Popular attractions include the Medieval Castle and the island's interesting museums. The most visited places on the island are Alinda and Agia Marina but for the more adventurous, a drive around the island will not disappoint as there are a number of lovely beaches with crystal clear waters waiting to be discovered. The island is also popular with scuba divers who visit to explore the many ancient shipwrecks that lie on the seabed around the island.

From the island's port there are daily ferry connections to the port of Piraeus and by conventional ferry and hydrofoil to most of the Greek islands of the Dodecanese like Patmos, Lipsi, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros. There are also weekly connection to some of the islands of the Cyclades like Syros and Amorgos.

Kos to Leros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 13/05/2024 and 19/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 11:50 1 hour 25 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:25 12:00 1 hour 35 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:35 12:10 1 hour 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:40 13:05 1 hour 25 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:55 14:20 1 hour 25 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:55 16:20 1 hour 25 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:55 17:20 1 hour 25 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 22:30 2 hours Mon, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 20:35 23:10 2 hours 35 minutes Thu

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