Piraeus to Kos Ferry

The Piraeus Kos ferry route connects Athens with Dodecanese Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Blue Star Ferries. The crossing operates up to 11 times each week with sailing durations from around 9 hours 40 minutes.

Piraeus Kos sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Piraeus - Kos Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 11 Sailings Weekly 9 hr 40 min
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Average Piraeus Kos Prices

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

Piraeus Kos Ferry reviews

  • "Piraeus Kos"

    Piraeus was a challenge, insufficient signs and information about getting to the right gate; the dock bus doesn't have announcements or a board with info. Directions are sometimes contradictory, and hard to follow. The ferry itself was great - smooth crossing, lovely blue sea, well appointed cabin, reasonably good food and drink, and an experience in itself. I had a cabin, which made the journey even more comfortable,

    'Pragna' travelled Piraeus Kos with Blue Star Ferries

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  • "journey"

    it was the best ferry i have been on i couldnt fault it.

    'David' travelled Piraeus Kos with Blue Star Ferries on Diagoras

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  • "Great way to travel to islands and start holiday"

    we had a wonderful trip from Piraeus to Kos overnight in a delux cabin. Great accommodation and wonderful meal in restaurant with a memorable view of the sunset over the Aegean. all good :)

    'Anonymous' travelled Piraeus Kos with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star 2

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  • "The best most rememberable time of our holiday trip to Greece"

    We went to Greece for my my daughter`s wedding, at a Mitsis all inclusive resort, yet the most memorable part of the start of the holiday was the dinner on the Blue Star Ferry. Although the wedding on the beach was a memory to remember, the most looked forward part of the trip was the return dinner on the Blue star ferry. If you are traveling to the eastern Mediterranean make sure you plan a most enjoyable beginning or break in your holiday and enjoy dinner on the Blue Star Ferry, as then like us you can look forward to finishing your trip with your memorable return dinner on the Star of the holiday ferry dinner. (photo`s available on request).

    'Arthur Leslie Jefford' travelled Piraeus Kos with Blue Star Ferries on Diagoras

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Piraeus Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.

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.