The airport of Kos gets very busy in summer. It receives daily flights from Athens all year round. The flight time from Athens to Kos is 1 hour. In high season, there are also flights to Kos from other islands, such as Heraklion Crete, operated by Sky Express. In summer, there are many charters and international flights to Kos from other countries, mostly European countries.
Travel to Kos
Travel to Kos, Greece: As this is a popular island, it is fairly easy to travel to Kos. There are flights to Kos from Athens or abroad, as well as ferries to Kos from Athens and other islands. Here is travel information about the airport, flights, and ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
There are ferries to Kos from Piraeus, the largest port of Athens, 4 times per week. Due to the long distance, the trip takes 11 hours to cover the route. Along the way, it connects Kos with many other Greek islands, including Rhodes, Patmos, Leros, and Kalymnos. From the port of Mastihari Kos, there are ferries to Kalymnos 2 or 3 times a week. In summer, there are also ferries from Kos Town to Bodrum Turkey.
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Useful numbers in Kos: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more