There is no airport on the island of Lipsi. The closest airport is located on the neighboring island of Leros. Only domestic flights from Athens arrive in Leros and the flight time is 50 min. From Leros, visitors can take the ferry to Lipsi. In summer, there are also local ferries that connect Leros, Lipsi, and Patmos.
Travel to Lipsi
Travel to Lipsi island, Greece: Travel to Lipsi can be done only by ferry. The secluded location and the small size of the island make ferry schedules less frequent. Here is travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide, and information about our travel services.
There are ferries to Lipsi from the port of Piraeus in Athens 3 times per week. Due to the distance, this is a long trip that takes about 9 hours. There are also ferries to Lipsi from other islands of the Dodecanese, such as Rhodes, Kos, and Kalymnos. In summer, there is a local ferry that runs the route Patmos-Leros-Lipsi almost daily. In fact, many visitors arrive by plane in Leros and take the ferry to Lipsi from there.
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Useful numbers in Lipsi: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more