Kos to Patmos Ferry

The Kos Patmos ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Dodecanese Islands and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 5 times per week with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 50 minutes while the Dodekanisos Seaways service runs up to 10 times per week with a duration from 2 hr 15 min.

So that’s a combined 15 sailings on offer per week on the Kos Patmos route between Dodecanese Islands and Dodecanese Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Kos - Patmos Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 5 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 50 min
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  • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • 10 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 15 min
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Kos Patmos Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Kos Patmos route is a car and 2 passengers.

Kos Patmos Ferry reviews

  • "highly recommended transporter"

    The ship was almost on time, boarding very fast, no unnecessary delay. This time I appreciated that the staff handled my luggage gently, unlike my experience two years ago. All staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. The journey was smooth and pleasant. Thank you :-)

    'Petra' travelled Kos Patmos with Dodekanisos Seaways on Dodekanisos Express

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  • "Return Kos/Patmos"

    I ordered my return ticket online Kos/Patmos with directferries.co.uk and received the documentation promptly via email. Ticket you collect at the Kos port ticket office on presentation of passport. Ferries are generally punctual - give/take 5-15 mins. It is recommended one should be at the port one hour before departure. Perhaps in the high season it would be advisable to arrive at port earlier to collect ticket but this is not necessary beg. of Sept. Comfortable cabin seats and on upper deck. I would definitely book with direct ferries again.

    'Nicola' travelled Kos Patmos with Dodekanisos Seaways

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  • "Amazing staff!!! Very helpful"

    Amazing staff!!! Very helpful

    'Ali Yigit' travelled Kos Patmos with Dodekanisos Seaways

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  • "Excellent service as always from Dodekanisos Seaways"

    This was our third return trip from Kos to Patmos since 2015 and invariably the service is excellent - on time, clean ships with good catering and helpful staff.

    'James' travelled Kos Patmos with Dodekanisos Seaways

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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.

Patmos Guide

The Greek island of Patmos is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, just off the west coast of Turkey. Skala is the port town on the island and is also the location of many of the most popular attractions. To the north of Skala is Meloi Beach with is picturesque and is shaded by trees. In the village of Hora there is the Monastery of St. John which is a popular site as is the Cave of Apocalypse which is thought to have been the sacred cave where Saint Ioannis heard the voice of God and wrote the Apocalypse. In the cave visitors are able to see the cross that was engraved by Saint Ioannis along with three small cracks in the rock through which the voice of God came, symbolising the Holy Trinity. The island is also mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the Bible where it states that its author, John, was on Patmos when he was given (and recorded) a vision from Jesus.