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Ferry from Kos to Rhodes

Depending on the season their are usually 2 daily and 16 weekly sailings between Kos and Rhodes. 2 ferry operators sail between Kos to Rhodes, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Kos Rhodes Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Kos to Rhodes Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Kos to Rhodes typically departs Kos at about 00:20. The average sailing time of a Kos Rhodes ferry is approximately 3h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 5m.

Kos Rhodes Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Kos Rhodes ferries typically range between €25* and €136*. The average price is around €77*. The cheapest ferry prices from Kos to Rhodes start from €13*. The average price for a foot passenger is €74*. The average price for a car ferry is €170*.

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

What is the distance between Kos and Rhodes?

The distance between Kos to Rhodes is approximately 70.6 miles (113.7km), or 61.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Kos Rhodes car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kos Rhodes ferry?

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

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Kos - Rhodes Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 98 €*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 16
Average Sailing Duration 3h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 5m
First Ferry 00:20
Last Ferry 16:15
Distance 61 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 Rhodes?

The approximate duration for ferries from Kos to Rhodes is 2h 27m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Kos to Rhodes?

Kos to Rhodes is approximately 90 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Rhodes?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kos to Rhodes?

Book Kos 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 Kos to Rhodes?

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

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

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

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kos 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 Kos?

Kos to Rhodes is approximately 61 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.

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.

Kos to Rhodes Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 03:00 08:55 5 hours 55 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 04:40 08:45 4 hours 5 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 06:40 09:40 3 hours Fri, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 11:25 14:15 2 hours 50 minutes Mon
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:00 14:05 2 hours 5 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:40 18:10 2 hours 30 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:45 18:00 2 hours 15 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:45 19:25 3 hours 40 minutes Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:10 19:45 3 hours 35 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:15 18:30 2 hours 15 minutes Fri, Sat
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