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Ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi

There are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Kalymnos and Lipsi. 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways and runs throughout the year. Kalymnos Lipsi ferries cost between £13 and £89, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Kalymnos Lipsi ferries.

Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry Times

The earliest Kalymnos Lipsi ferry sailings typically depart Kalymnos at around 01:35. The last ferry usually departs at 22:50.

How long is the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1h 22m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 10m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 8 weekly ferry sailings from Kalymnos to Lipsi. These sailings are provided by Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Kalymnos Lipsi Ferry Prices

Kalymnos Lipsi ferry prices typically range between £13* and £89*. The average price is typically £41*. The cheapest Kalymnos Lipsi ferry prices start from £7*. The average price for a foot passenger is £41*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

The distance between Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 26.4 miles (42.5km) or 22.9 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Kalymnos Lipsi ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Kalymnos and Lipsi

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways between Kalymnos and Lipsi.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Kalymnos to Lipsi with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Kalymnos - Lipsi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price £41*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 1h 22m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 10m
First Ferry 01:35
Last Ferry 22:50
Distance 22 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 Kalymnos to Lipsi?

The ferry crossing time from Kalymnos to Lipsi is approximately 1h 17m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Lipsi?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Kalymnos to Lipsi. These are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Book ferries from Kalymnos to Lipsi through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Lipsi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kalymnos to Lipsi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kalymnos to Lipsi?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

Kalymnos Guide

Forming part of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea, to the west of the Bodrum Peninsular between the Greek islands of Kos and Leros. Kos is around 12 km to the south of Kalymnos and Leros is around 2 km to the north. After the islands of Kos and Rhodes, Kalymnos is the third most populous island in the Dodecanese and is known for its affluent population.

The island's terrain is characterised by many mountains and a coastline littered with sheltered coves which make it the perfect destination for a sailing holiday. The island has also been referred to as the "Sponge divers island" because sponge diving has taken place in the islands crystal clear waters for many years. The trade in sponges has brought a significant amount of wealth to the island and has made it famous throughout the Mediterranean.

The island's capital is called Pothia and is also home to the island's port. It is a colourful town that is spread out over the foot and slopes of two hills and the valley between them. There are regular ferry services to Piraeus, Rhodes, Samos and to the other islands in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades.

Lipsi Guide

Lipsi is a Greek island that is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the island of Patmos and the island of Leros. The island, which can trace its history back to prehistoric times, is the largest island among a complex of smaller islands and islets and collectively form part of the Natura network. The island as we know it today was founded in 1669 by a Cretan named Illias and was later officially united with Greece in 1948. Popular attractions on the island include the Church of Aghios Ioannis, Theologos which is located next to the Town Hall and Museum. Contained within the church you can see the icon of Panaghia the Mavri (the Black Madonna) which dates back to around 1500. Also of interest to visitors is the Ecclesiastical Folklore Museum which contains some ecclesiastical relics and a small archaeological collection. Also of interest is the Panaghia of Haros, which dates back to 1600, which is situated around 1.5 km from Lipsi Town and is where you can see the only icon in Greece depicting the Virgin Mary holding the Crucified Jesus in her arms instead of the infant Jesus.

Kalymnos to Lipsi Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:35 03:05 1 hour 30 minutes Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:50 12:00 1 hour 10 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:05 12:15 1 hour 10 minutes Sat, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:10 12:30 1 hour 20 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 11:20 12:40 1 hour 20 minutes Mon, Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:30 14:40 1 hour 10 minutes Mon, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:20 17:30 1 hour 10 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 22:00 00:15 2 hours 15 minutes Thu
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