Ferry from Kos to Kastellorizo

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the islands of Kos and Kastellorizo (officially named “Megisti”) in the Dodecanese are active all year round with weekly crossings. Find updated info on timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Kos to Kastellorizo

Kos Kastellorizo Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 00:50 Last trip: 09:35 Average duration: 9h 22m Price range: 27.00 € - 83.00 €
Kastellorizo Kos Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 11:00 Last trip: 18:50 Average duration: 9h 52m Price range: 27.00 € - 98.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Kos to Kastellorizo?

Yes, there are normally year-round ferry crossings to Kastellorizo from Kos. You can usually find 1-2 direct crossings per week from Kos to Kastellorizo, operated by Blue Star Ferries.

There is also an indirect Kos - Kastellorizo ferry connection served weekly by Dodekanisos Seaways, that includes a short stopover (around 5 min) in Rhodes. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Kos to Kastellorizo?

Blue Star Ferries vessels serving the Kos - Kastellorizo route normally depart after midnight, usually between 01:00 and 03:00. There are also some morning crossings, at around 09:30.

Dodekanisos Seaways ferries usually depart around noon.

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

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kos to Kastellorizo?

Kos - Kastellorizo ferry tickets usually start at around €27.

The final ticket cost depends on available discounts and offers, seat type, as well as vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all the latest offers for ferries to Kastellorizo. Take a look at available ferry routes in the Dodecanese, find the lowest prices, and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.

For more info, take a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.

Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.


Take advantage of available ferry discounts and travel between Kos and Kastellorizo with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to some passenger categories, such as:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities
  • Island residents (holders of Unique Islander Number)

Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old normally travel free of charge. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry operator to another.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Kos to Kastellorizo?

The Kos - Kastellorizo trip duration ranges from around 5.5 hr to 10 hr 20 min. Ferry time may vary depending on the ferry company, the type of vessel, the ferry itinerary, and the weather conditions.

Tip: worried that weather conditions might affect your time of departure? You can see any changes and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App.

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

Yes, there are fast ferries traveling from Kos to Kastellorizo. The fastest ferry reaches the island in around 5.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Kos and Kastellorizo?

The distance between the port of Kos (port of Chora) and the port of Kastellorizo is around 127 nautical miles (about 235 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Kos to Kastellorizo

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Kos to Kastellorizo (Megisti):

  • The port of Kos can get busy in the summer months. Make sure to reach the port at least 1 hr prior to your departure, especially if you bring along your vehicle on the ferry.
  • Off the coast of Turkey, the small Kastellorizo is the easternmost island in Greece, combining beautiful nature, a charming village and a rich cultural heritage. Check our complete Kastellorizo travel guide and plan your trip with the best holiday tips.
  • Kastellorizo is also a great starting point for island hopping in the Dodecanese and the North Aegean. Indicatively, some destinations that you can reach from Kastellorizo are Rhodes, Kalymnos, Nisyros, and Ikaria. Use our Map of ferries to check all connections from Kastellorizo and easily organize your ferry adventure.

Where to take the ferry from Kos to Kastellorizo?

Ferries to Kastellorizo depart from the port of Chora in Kos, which is the island’s main port and is located on the northeast part of the island.

In the port area, you can find several cafés, restaurants, shops, and other visitor amenities.

Can I travel on the Kos - Kastellorizo ferry with a car?

Yes, you can board your vehicle on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Kastellorizo from Kos, as they have car decks. You can’t bring along your car on Dodekanisos Seaways ferries.

Car tickets start at around €80, and motorcycle tickets at around €23.50.

Tip: we recommend booking your tickets in advance, as car spaces are limited and sell out fast.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries vessels, you can carry luggage weighing up to 50 kg free of charge. On Dodekanisos Seaways ferries, the luggage weight limit is 40 kg.

Note that Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight, and that there is normally no check-in procedure for luggage items.


There are cabins available on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Kastellorizo from Kos, starting at around €48.

On Blue Star Ferries vessels, there are also airplane-type number seats, starting at around €29.

Pet travel

On Kos - Kastellorizo ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Don't forget to check the company’s pet policy before your trip.

Make sure to carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Kos to Kastellorizo (Megisti)

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