Travel to Kalymnos, Greece: Visitors can travel to Kalymnos by ferry or plane. The airport of Kalymnos works only in summer and receives flights from Athens. Ferries depart from the port of Piraeus 3-4 times per week. Here are travel information about the airport, flights and ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
The airport of Kalymnos was recently constructed (in 2006) and works only in summer. It receives domestic flights from Athens and the flight time is 1 hour. The airport of Kalymnos is located at the regions of Argos and Panormos, on the southern side of the island. After arriving, visitors can take a taxi to their hotel.
There are ferries from Piraeus to Kalymnos 3 times a week. As the distance is long, the trip takes about 10 hours. These ferries connect Kalymnos to other islands of Dodecanese, including Rhodes, Kos, Leros and Patmos. Local ferries from Mastihari Kos also run to Kalymnos 2 or 3 times a day, all year round. From the small port of Myrties in western Kalymnos, there are daily boats to the secluded islands of Telendos.
If you are looking to organize your trip, here are the travel services in Kalymnos that we suggest. Have a look in our section with Kalymnos hotels to stay during your holidays and book your ferry tickets. If you want to combine Kalymnos with other islands, check the island hopping packages that we have prepared for you.
Useful numbers in Kalymnos: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums and more
Download a pdf guide of Kalymnos with information about all things to see and do.