Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Rhodes to Kos Ferry

The Rhodes Kos ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Dodecanese Islands and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 10 times per week with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 40 minutes while the Dodekanisos Seaways service runs up to 8 times per week with a duration from 2 hours 5 minutes.

So that’s a combined 18 sailings on offer per week on the Rhodes Kos route between Dodecanese Islands and Dodecanese Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Rhodes Kos Ferry reviews

  • "Overnight trip to Kos"

    My husband and I travelled from Rhodes town to Kos on the catamaran. We were only staying one night to see a friend. We went on the 11am ferry, returning on the 16.05 the following day. Both ferries ran to time and it was a comfortable trip, the weather was kind to us and no wind. The seating was comfortable, reclining seats or up on deck on benches in the sunshine. There was a small cafe on board, but we did not use it as I think it would of been spilt drinks due to the bumpy ride. The toilets were clean, I would use this route again, maybe on the ferry rather than the catamaran.

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  • "Comfortable way of travelling "

    We flew in to rhodes from london but had decided to take a 5 night break in kos in the middle of our two week holiday We booked cabins and the taxi journey on both sides from and to hotel went smoothly Cabins were de lux but worth extra money We had drinks and light snacks in al la carte cafe reasonably priced and good quality but on both journeys half items were not available On journey back a few weeks before times were changed by about two hours but in our favour as it would have been an early 615 start retimed to 830 but arrived an hour late no apology given

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  • "Excellent trip!"

    The ferry was quite comfortable, punctual, left on time and arrived on time.

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  • "Very comfortable ride from Rhodes to Kos "

    The ship was so smooth we didn't even feel as though we were at sea. Super comfortable with a lot of amenities on board. Would highly recommend.

    'Blue Star 2' travelled on Blue Star 2

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Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, to the north east of the island of Crete and south east of Athens. The island is also a short distance off the coast of Turkey. Rhodes Town is the island's capital and main town and its Old Town is a rich tapestry made up of different civilisations and cultures. The city's medieval walls, its fortress like buildings, the gates, bastions, narrow alleys, old houses, fountains and busy squares combine to make all visitors feel as though they have stepped back thousands of years. Outside of Rhodes Town the island has a number of small villages and beach resorts that are popular with tourists. The main ones are Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti, Pefkos, Archangelos, Haraki, Koskinou, Afantou, Paradisi, Trianta and Embona.

From the island's port, ferry services depart to Piraeus by both conventional and high speed ferry. The island is also connected to the rest of the Dodecanese Islands, the Cyclades Islands and to Crete during the summer months.

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.

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