Nisyros
Kalymnos
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Nisyros Kalymnos Ferries

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

Nisyros to Kalymnos Ferry Times

Ferries from Nisyros to Kalymnos typically depart from Nisyros at around 10:45. The average sailing time of a Kalymnos Nisyros ferry is approximately 2h 4m.

Nisyros Kalymnos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Nisyros Kalymnos ferries typically range between €7* and €49*. The average price is around €24*. The cheapest ferry prices from Nisyros to Kalymnos start from €8*. The average price for a foot passenger is €20*. The average price for a car ferry is €218*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Nisyros and Kalymnos?

The distance between Nisyros to Kalymnos is approximately 23.9 miles (38.5km), or 20.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Nisyros Kalymnos car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Nisyros and Kalymnos

Are foot passengers allowed on the Nisyros Kalymnos ferry?

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

Nisyros Kalymnos Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Dodekanisos Seaways - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Blue Star Ferries - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Nisyros - Kalymnos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 59 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 2h 8m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 10:45
Last Ferry 22:45
Distance 20 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Nisyros to Kalymnos is 1h 50m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    Nisyros to Kalymnos is approximately 27 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    2 popular ferry companies travel from Nisyros to Kalymnos. These ferry companies are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    Book Nisyros to Kalymnos 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 Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Nisyros to Kalymnos with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Nisyros to Kalymnos with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Nisyros to Kalymnos?

    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 Kalymnos from Nisyros?

    Nisyros to Kalymnos is approximately 20 nautical miles distance apart.

Nisyros Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands in the Aegean Sea, the island of Nisyros lies between the neighbouring islands of Kos and Tilos. The island's coast has a few sandy beaches, which are generally located in the north east part of the island, but generally the Nisyros coastline is characterised by rocky or pebbled beaches. The island's volcano is active but luckily for tourists it is not erupting and Fumaroles can be found at the craters. According to Greek mythology, the island was formed when Poseidon cut off a part of Kos and threw it onto the giant Polybotes to stop him from escaping. Fifth century ancient walls, which were originally part of the acropolis on the island, can be found near Mandraki and the island's ancient name was Porphyris.

From the island's port there are conventional and high speed ferry services that generally depart to the other islands of the Dodecanese. There are also services to the Cycladic islands and also to Crete, but usually via another island.


Kalymnos Guide

The Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea and is located between the islands of Kos and Leros, and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island is quite small with a land area of just over 100 sq. km but despite this it is the fourth largest of all the Dodecanese islands. The island's name has changed over its history. It was first named Kalynda, then Kalymna and then finally, Kalymnos. The island's capital is Pothis, although the most of the island's residents live in Chora, and is the island's second largest town.

Kalymnos is known for its sponge divers and sponge fisheries and it's inland terrain is steep and rocky and is popular with climbers. There are over 1,300 different climbing routes on the island that range in difficulty and terrain. Some routes are on slabs, some on big walls or on overhangs. The landscape used to be a curse for the island's residents but as it attracts visitors to the island it is now a blessing, certainly in terms of tourism.

There is a frequent ferry service to Piraeus, Rhodes and to the other Dodecanese islands. There are also ferry routes operating to the Cyclades islands, Samos and, during the summer season, to Chios, Mytilini, and Thessaloniki.


Nisyros to Kalymnos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:40 12:10 1 hour 30 minutes Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 20:35 23:10 2 hours 35 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 22:45 01:10 2 hours 25 minutes Sat

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