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Kos island: Access, transportation, useful info and telephones

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country code: +30
Municipality of Kos:


Police Authority:

 Police, Antimachia:
Police, Kefalos:
Police, Pyli:
Tourist Police:

 
BUS STATIONS (KTEL)


Urban Buses:

TAXI
Kos:

Kefalos:
Mandraki:
Pyli:

SIGHTS 
Archaeological Museum:
Asklepieion:
Casa Romana:

PORT AUTHORITIES
Kos:
Rhodes:


Piraeus:
Halki:
Tilos:
Symi:

SHIPPING COMPANIES 
ANEK KALYMNOS:
BLUE STAR FERRIES:
DODECANISOS SEAWAY:

AIRLINE COMPANIES 
Olympic Air:
Aegean Airlines:

22420.28.724
22420.28.223
22420.22.326
22420.22.100
22420.28.211
22420.51.222
22420.71.222
22420.41.222
22420.26.666
22420.22.444


22420.22.292
22420.20.263
22420.26.276


22420.22.777
22420.23.333
22420.71.222
22420.31.202
22420.41.222


22420 28326
22420 28763
22420 23234


22420.26.594-5
22410.22.220
22410.28.666
22410.28.888
210.45.11.311-9
22460.45.220
22410.44.350
22410.71.205



22430.29.612
22420.28.914
22410.70.590


22420.28.331-2
22420.51.654
22420.51.656









Μετακινήσεις με ΙΧBy car:
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 Route Map. The road route from Kos to the Airport. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Mastichari: 21 km Route Map. The road route from Kos to Mastichari. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Kardamena: 28 km Route Map. The road route from Kos to Kardamena. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there

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.




Μετακινήσεις με υπεραστικά λεωφορεία ΚΤΕΛBy bus:
There are regular intercity bus routes Access Map. How to get to the intercity Bus Station of Rhodes   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.

Tourist Train:
  • Blue Train.
    opening hours: same to Asklepieion opening hours.
    There are routes every hour. Trip duration is 15 min.
    Starting point: "Aktaion"

  • Green Train.
    City round tour. Trip duration is 20 min.
    Starting point: Town Hall
Train tours give you the opportunity to see the most important sights in Kos town.




Μετακινήσεις με ferry boatBy ferryboat:
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:
  • Kos (Kardamena) - Nisyros, trip duration is 70 min by small vessels.
  • Kos (Mastichari) - Kalymnos, trip duration is 45 min by vessels or ferryboats.
  • Kalymnos - Pserimos, trip duration is 45 min by small vessels.
  • Kalymnos - Astypalea, trip duration is 3 h and 30 min by vessels and ferryboats.
  • Rhodes - Kastellorizo, trip duration 6 h by vessels and ferryboats.
  • Rhodes (Skala Kameirou) - Halki, trip duration is 1 h  and 45 min by vessels and ferryboats.
  • Rhodes - Symi, trip duration is 1 h and 30 min - 2 h by vessels and fellyboats.
Apart from Port of Kos there are also Kardamena and Mastichari Ports in Kos island.

Shipping Companies
BLUE STAR FERRIES
Tel.: (+30) 22420.28.914

DODECANISOS SEAWAY
Address: 3 Afstralias str, 85100 Rhodes
Τηλ: (+30) 22410.70.590
Kos Agency:
Τηλ.: (+30) 22420.29.900, 22420.28.545 
Fax: (+30) 22420.24.864

ΑΝΕΚ Kalymnos
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

Port Authorities

country code:
Kos:
Rhodes:


Piraeus:
Halki:
Tilos:
Symi:
+30
22420.26.594-5
22410.22.220
22410.28.666
22410.28.888
210.45.11.311-9
22460.45.220
22410.44.350
22410.71.205




By high speed 
(flying dolphins, catamaran, vessels)

Routes to and from:
  • Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos, Samos (including access to Lipsi, Agathonisi and Fourni islands).
  • Rhodes, Kos, Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos (including access to Tilos, Nisyros, Astypalea).
  • Samos (Vathi and Pythagorion), Fourni, Ikaria, Patmos, Leros, Kalymnos (including access to Lipsi and Agathonisis islands).




By plane:
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.

Olympic Air: 
Tel.: (+30) 22420.28.331-2

Aegean Airlines: 
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.




Accommodation
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.

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