Ferry from Kos to Bodrum

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Kos and Bodrum are operated all year round with up to 6 daily ferry connections during the high season. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Kos to Bodrum

Kos Bodrum Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:00 Last trip: 18:15 Average duration: 25m Price range: 17.00 € - 25.00 €
Bodrum Kos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:30 Last trip: 17:30 Average duration: 25m Price range: 17.00 € - 25.00 €

Is there a ferry from Kos to Bodrum?

There are usually up to 7 daily ferry crossings to Bodrum in Turkey from Kos, mainly during the high season. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Makri Travel and Exas Shipping.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Kos - Bodrum crossing online on Ferryhopper. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Kos to Bodrum? 

The ferry connection between Kos and Bodrum is operated all year round. During the high season (from June to September), there are up to 6 daily ferry crossings on the Kos - Bodrum route. 

The earliest ferry to Bodrum usually departs from Kos at 09:30 and arrives in Bodrum at 10:00, while the latest scheduled trip to Bodrum from Kos is at 18:45.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kos to Bodrum? 

The ferry ticket price for the Kos - Bodrum route is usually €22. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, or the ferry company.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Bodrum from Kos. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper. 


Traveling from Kos to Bodrum by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Kos to Bodrum? 

The Kos to Bodrum ferry duration can last between 20 to 30 min, depending on the ferry company, type of vessel and weather conditions.

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

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Kos to Bodrum. The fastest ferry to Bodrum makes the trip in 20 min.

What’s the distance between Kos and Bodrum? 

The distance between Kos and the port of Bodrum is approximately 10 nautical miles (around 19 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Bodrum from Kos

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Kos to Bodrum: 

  • As the port of Kos gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hour before boarding to avoid delays
  • In order to travel from Kos to Bodrum, you are advised to carry with you a valid passport
  • There are many daily ferry crossings from Kos to Bodrum, so you can easily organize a day trip.
  • Usually, the ferries on this route do not have a car deck for vehicle transfer. So we recommend renting a vehicle in Bodrum.
  • Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Turkey and Greece.
  • If you are looking for extra tips on ferries from the Greek islands to Turkey check our detailed blog post.
  • You can also hop on the ferry to Bodrum from Rhodes, Symi or Patmos.

Where to take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum

There are 3 ports in Kos: Chora, Kardamaina, and Mastichari.

The port of Chora, the main port of Kos, located on the northeast part of the island, is the one that serves the majority of ferry routes from Kos to Bodrum. You will find plenty of cafes, taverns, restaurants, and shops at the port. 

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

You cannot bring your car on the ferry to Bodrum from Kos. Instead, you can rent one there. 

Ferry luggage

The ferry companies of Makri Travel and Exas Shipping are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Kos to Bodrum.

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

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Bodrum is quite short so there are no cabins. However, onboard seating is available and included in the ticket price.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Bodrum from Kos, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets, and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Kos to Bodrum 

You can easily book Bodrum ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Bodrum from Kos hassle-free.