Kos island: Access, transportation, useful info and telephones
|Useful Telephones||Access - Transportation
The best way to explore the island is to have your own car. You reach most places of the island through the road network.
Indicative distances and routes from Kos:
Airport: 24 km
Mastichari: 21 km
Kardamena: 28 km
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
There are regular intercity bus routes which become more frequent during summer season with direction to:
Asfendiou - Zia, Tigari, Marmari, Pyli, Matichari, Antimachia, Kardamena, Kefalos.
Intercity Bus Station. 7 Kleopatra str, Kos
Tel.: (+30) 22420.22.292, Fax: (+30) 22420.20.263
The routes by urban bus with direction to Agios Fokas, Nea Alicarnassos, Messaria and Platani also become more frequent in the summer.
Kos island is 200 nmi far from Piraeus Port. There is a coastal connection to Piraeus everyday which become more frequent during summer season.
Kos is also linked by ferry to most Dodecanese islands.
Vessel routes to and from:
Rhodes, Halki, Karpathos (Kos Authority and Diafani), Kasos, Sitia, Kalymnos, Nisyros, Tilos, Symi, Lipsi, Patmos, Agathonisi, Samos ( Pythagorion, some of the vessels also reach Arkious and Pharmakonisi), Chios, Mytilene, Limnos and Alexandroupoli.
Ferry and local commections:
BLUE STAR FERRIES
Tel.: (+30) 22420.28.914
Address: 3 Afstralias str, 85100 Rhodes
Τηλ: (+30) 22410.70.590
Τηλ.: (+30) 22420.29.900, 22420.28.545
Fax: (+30) 22420.24.864
Kalymnos. tel: (+30) 22430.29.612, fax: (+30) 22430.24.144
Agencies in Kos island:
(+30) 22420.59.284 (Kos, Mastichari)
(+30) 22420.23.835 (Kos)
(+30) 22420.22.340 (Kos)
(+30) 22420.28.178 (Kos)
Aegean Flying Dolphins
By high speed
(flying dolphins, catamaran, vessels)
Routes to and from:
Frequent flights link Athens to Kos, flight duration is 50 min.
The island is connected directly to air charter flights during the summer season with many international destinations
"Ippokratis" Airport, Kos
Tel.: (+30) 22420.56.000, 22420.51.591, 22420.51.567
Fax: (+30) 22420.51.833
Antimachia is the closest town to the Airport, while Kos town is 24 km far from the airport. You can reach the airport by car, taxi or bus, trip duration is 30 - 40 min.
Tel.: (+30) 22420.28.331-2
Tel.: (+30) 22420.51.654, 22420.51.656
Fax: (+30) 22420.51.784
By your own boat:
The marina of Kos provides high quality services and technical boat support, together with a number of satellite services.
Located at a distance of one nautical mile south east of the old harbor of Kos has 8 berths with 250 docking spots.
For your stay in Kos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Kos (Chora) and in many areas of the island of Kos, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.