Ferry from Astypalea to Kos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Are you planning an island-hopping trip to the Dodecanese in Greece? The Astypalea - Kos route is a great way to explore the archipelago throughout the year. Learn all about the ferry connections to Kos on Ferryhopper and plan your trip hassle-free.

Ferry schedules from Astypalea to Kos

Astypalea Kos Trip frequency: 5 days per week First trip: 02:20 Last trip: 20:45 Average duration: 3h 25m Price range: 13.00 € - 30.00 €
Kos Astypalea Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 08:30 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 3h 20m Price range: 13.00 € - 30.00 €

Is there a ferry from Astypalea to Kos?

Yes, you can take the ferry to Kos from Astypalea all year round, as there are direct weekly connections. The companies that mainly serve this route are Dodekanisos Seaways, Kalymnos Maritime Co (ANE Kalymnou) and Saos Ferries.

What's the ferry schedule from Astypalea to Kos?

Depending on the season and the companies in operation, you can find up to 5-6 weekly ferries from Astypalea to Kos. Most of them are scheduled early in the afternoon, while you can also find some overnight ferries.

As ferry availability and frequency are subject to change, you can find all available departures in real time on Ferryhopper and plan your trip easily and quickly.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Astypalea to Kos?

The price of a one-way Astypalea - Kos ferry ticket normally ranges from €13 to €30. The final cost may vary depending on the available offers and discounts, as well as vehicle selection and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry ride to Kos from Astypalea and the rest of the Dodecanese. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the one you’re interested in and the best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with confidence.


There are plenty of discounts to take advantage of for your Astypalea - Kos ferry ride. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to reduced fares are the following:

  • Toddlers and children
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: some of the above passenger categories may vary depending on the ferry operator.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Astypalea to Kos?

The ferry duration of the trip to Kos from Astypalea varies between 1 hr 45 min and 4 hr 15 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Astypalea to Kos?

Yes, some crossings between Astypalea and Kos are operated by high-speed vessels. The fastest ferry crossing to Kos lasts less than 2 hr.

What's the distance between Astypalea and Kos?

The distance between the Greek islands of Astypalea and Kos is 59 nautical miles (approximately 109 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Astypalea to Kos

Below, you can find some useful tips for your ferry trip to the island of Kos:

  • Make sure to be at the port of Astypalea well before your departure, especially in the high season and on the weekends.
  • You can easily reach Astypalea from the famous island of Rhodes. Check out the Rhode - Astypalea ferry route here.
  • The forward-thinking island of Kos is also a fantastic starting point for sustainable holidays in the Dodecanese. Learn more about going green during your holidays in Greece in our complete guide!

Where to take the ferry from Astypalea to Kos

Ferries to Kos depart from the main port of Astypalea, located in Agios Georgios, just 2 km from the island’s main settlement. There, you can find all essential amenities as you wait for your ferry to Kos.

Good to know: there is one more port in Astypalea, which is also close to the main settlement and mostly accommodates sailing boats.

Can I travel on the ferry from Astypalea to Kos with a car?

Yes, it is possible to bring your vehicle to Kos, depending on the type of vessel you’ve chosen for your trip. High-speed catamarans, for example, have no garage spaces for vehicles.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Dodekanisos Seaways, Saos Ferries and Kalymnos Maritime Co (ANE Kalymnou) are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the ferry’s designated luggage area.

Good to know: keep in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend carrying up to 50 kg of luggage to avoid any potential delays.


Most ferries traveling to Kos from Astypalea do not have cabins, though there are exceptions for longer ferry crossings. In any case, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

Pets are more than welcome on the ferries to Kos! Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets and bring with you any necessary pet documents and supplies for a pleasant ride.

For more information regarding pet amenities and policies, make sure to contact the company you’re traveling with to Kos.

Book ferry tickets from Astypalea to Kos

Ready to sail to the Dodecanese? On our Map of ferries, you can find all available connections regarding this beautiful archipelago and book your Astypalea - Kos ferry tickets with ease!