There is no airport on the island of Nisyros. The closest airport is found on the neighboring island of Kos. The airport of Kos receives daily domestic flights from Athens and many charters and international flights in summer. From Kos, visitors can take the ferry to Niysros. There are ferries from Kos to Nisyros every day and many tourists actually go as a day trip.
Travel to Nisyros
Travel to Nisyros island, Greece: As there is no airport on the island, the only way to travel to Nisyros is by ferry. 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 Nisyros from Piraeus 2 times per week. As the distance is long, these ferries take about 17 hours to reach Niysros from Piraeus, the largest port of Athens. The route connects Nisyros to other islands of Dodecanese, including Kos, Rhodes, and Tilos. From the small port of Kardamena in Kos, there are daily boats to Nisyros. These boats are largely used for day excursions.
Useful numbers in Nisyros: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more