Karpathos ferries connect Dodecanese Islands with Greece, Cyclades Islands & Crete with crossings available to Piraeus (in Greece), Rhodes, Kasos, Chalki & Diafani (in Dodecanese Islands), Thira, Anafi & Milos (in Cyclades Islands) & Heraklion & Sitia (in Crete). Sailings from Karpathos are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 10 ferry crossings daily from Karpathos with sailing durations starting from 1 hour. Our Karpathos ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the south eastern Aegean Sea.
There is a wide variety of beaches on Karpathos. The south west side of the island has sandy beaches with calm waters. The wind mostly comes in from the east and also the sea tends to be somewhat rougher to the east.