Kos ferries connect Dodecanese Islands with Greece, Cyclades Islands, Samos, Ikaria, Aegean Islands & Turkey with crossings available to Leros, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Tilos, Kalymnos, Kastelorizo, Symi, Lipsi, Astypalea, Chalki, Agathonisi & Arki (in Dodecanese Islands), Piraeus (in Greece), Syros, Thira & Katapola (in Cyclades Islands), Pythagorio (in Samos), Agios Kirikos (in Ikaria), Fournoi (in Aegean Islands) & Bodrum (in Turkey). Sailings from Kos are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 31 ferry crossings daily from Kos with sailing durations starting from 35 minutes. Our Kos ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Kos is a Greek island in the south Sporades group of the Dodecanese.
The main port and population centre on the island, Kos is also the tourist and cultural centre, with whitewashed buildings including many hotels, restaurants and a small number of nightclubs forming the famous Kos town "bar street".
The town has a 14th century fortress at the entrance to its harbour, erected in 1315 by the Knights of Saint John of Rhodes.