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Ferry from Tilos to Kos

There are around 3 weekly sailings from Tilos to Kos. 2 ferry operators sail between Tilos to Kos, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Tilos Kos Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Tilos to Kos Ferry Times

Ferries from Tilos to Kos typically depart from Tilos at around 09:55. The average sailing time of a Kos Tilos ferry is approximately 1h 58m.

Tilos Kos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Tilos Kos ferries typically range between €14* and €38*. The average price is around €27*. The cheapest ferry prices from Tilos to Kos start from €10*. The average price for a foot passenger is €27*.

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

What is the distance between Tilos and Kos?

The distance between Tilos to Kos is approximately 30.4 miles (49.0km), or 26.5 nautical miles.

Is there a Tilos Kos car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Tilos and Kos

Are foot passengers allowed on the Tilos Kos ferry?

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

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Tilos - Kos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 34 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 1h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 35m
First Ferry 09:55
Last Ferry 21:30
Distance 26 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 Tilos to Kos?

The approximate duration for ferries from Tilos to Kos is 1h 55m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Tilos to Kos?

Tilos to Kos is approximately 32 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Tilos to Kos?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Tilos to Kos?

Book Tilos to Kos 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 Tilos to Kos?

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

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

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

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

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 Kos from Tilos?

Tilos to Kos is approximately 26 nautical miles distance apart.

Tilos Guide

The Greek island of Tilos is one of the Dodecanese group of islands in the Aegean Sea and is located halfway between the island of Kos and the island of Rhodes. The island's landscape is characterised by mountains, hills and plains where visitors can see around 400 varieties of herbs and flowers growing. The island also has a number of species of rare birds nesting there including Nightingales, Goldfinches, Bonelli's Eagle, Hawks, Herons and Bee-eaters, to name just a few. The whole island is a vast ecological park and is protected by international treaties.

The island's main town and port is Livadia where visitors will find the remains of a castle, deserted stone houses, Byzantine churches and paved streets. Although Livadia is the largest town, the island's capital is actually Megalo Chorio which is about 2 km from Livadia. A popular attraction on the island is the beautiful abandoned 15th century monastery of Agios Panteleimon which has some interesting icons. Also worth visiting is the Castle of the Knights which is where the Knight of St. John were based during the 15th century.

Ferries from the island's port depart to Piraeus, Rhodes and to other islands in the Dodecanese.


Kos Guide

Kos is a Greek island that lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is situated to the south of the island of Kalymnos and to the north of the island of Nisyros. The island, which is only around 3 miles off the Turkish coast and sits in the Keramiko Gulf, or the Kos Gulf, is the third largest of the Dodecanese islands. Kos is a well known and popular holiday destination where visitors go to enjoy the island's beaches. Kos was also one of the first Greek islands to recognise the benefits of tourism to its economy and as a result many hotels were built along the island's long and sandy coastline in the east and south. Cycling is a popular activity on Kos as the island's terrain is quite flat and because there are many bicycle hire outlets throughout the island along with some dedicated cycle paths between some of the larger hotels.

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.


Tilos to Kos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:00 11:35 1 hour 35 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:05 11:40 1 hour 35 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 19:00 21:15 2 hours 15 minutes Sat

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