How to get to Kos Island
How to travel to Kos Island, Greece
Kos is one of the most popular destinations of the Dodecanese island complex.
There are many ways you can reach and explore this unique place!
Don't forget to get informed by your local travel agent for the options that you have, in order to organize your trip, book your hotel and explore each and every spot of Kos easily!
Flights to Kos
Kos International Airport "Hippocrates" receives domestic flights (from Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion ) all year round. The flight time from Athens to Kos is estimated around 35-40 minutes and from Thessaloniki & Heraklion around 1 hour.
During summer, the airport is connected with some European countries as well (England, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Austria etc.)
Upon your arrival, it is a great idea to rent a car since it is very easy to drive around Kos island and the airport is located 24 km away from Kos Town.
Book online your car in order to have your car delivered to Kos Airport and everything arranged before your arrival.
Ferries to Kos
You can easily reach Kos by ferry from Piraeus (the main port in Athens), as there are available routes about 4-5 times per week. The trip lasts approximately 11 hours.
Apart from Athens, Kos is also connected by ferry with Rhodes, Patmos, Leros, Kalymnos and many small islands. Kalymnos is the closest island to Kos and the ferry route between those two destinations takes 1 hour. There are also some ferry routes that link Kos with Bodrum in Turkey.
Also, note that Kos has 2 ports, one located to Kos Town and one in Mastichari Village.
Book online your car in order to deliver it to the port for you !