There is no airport in Patmos. The closest airports are located in Leros and Kos. The airport of Leros receives domestic flights from Athens, while the airport of Kos is busier and receives daily flights from Athens and international flights in summer. From both islands, visitors can take the ferry to Leros.
Travel to Patmos
Travel to Patmos island, Greece: As there is no airport on the island, the only way to travel to Patmos 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 Patmos from the port of Piraeus in Athens 3 times a week. These ferries also connect Patmos with other islands of Dodecanese, including Leros, Lipsi, Kalymnos, Kos, and Rhodes. The distance from Athens to Patmos is long and the trip takes 8 hours. In summer, there are local boats from Patmos to the close islands of Leros and Lipsi almost every day.
Useful numbers in Patmos: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more