How to get to Karpathos?

Karpathos received daily flights from Athens International airport but also flights from some European countries. The island can also be reached by ferry but the trip is very long. An alternative is to get there by ferry from Rhodes island that receives many international flights.

You will find below all the needed information to travel to Karpathos!
By Plane
By Ferry

Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore each and every spot of Karpathos easily!

Travel by Plane

Karpathos Island National Airport receives domestic flights from Athens all year round. The duration of the flight is about 1 hour.
During summer, the airport also receives flights from some European countries, including Germany and The Netherlands.
Upon your arrival on the island, it is a good idea to take a taxi for your transfer, since the airport is located about 14 km away from Pigadia, the most central spot of the island.

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Travel by Ferry

You can reach Karpathos by ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens, as there are available routes approximately 3 times per week. However, the trip lasts from 18 to 21 hours.
Apart from Athens, Karpathos is also connected by ferry with other islands in the Aegean like Milos, Santorini, Anafi, Kasos, Rhodes, Heraklion and Sitia in Crete and other islands.
From Rhodes to Karpathos, the trip lasts approximately 5 hours.

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