How to get to Patmos Island, Greece

How to get to Patmos Island, Greece

Why is Patmos so unique?

 Because there is not airport in the island!


HOW TO REACH PATMOS ISLAND: If this is your first time coming to the island, we would like to assist you, making your journey from your home city to Patmos as pleasant as possible.  There are several ways to connect to Patmos Island during the day with Piraeus, Samos, Rhodes and Kos and you might find the following information useful. Generally speaking the yearly schedules are as follows:

Samos-Patmos: Hydrofoil - Every Day, June 1 to October 30, departing Samos 08:00 arriving Patmos 09:00. Nissos Kalymnos  - Every Tuesday and Sunday 14:10 and Thursday and Friday at 14:50. Nissos Kalymnos takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.  

Patmos-Samos: Hydrofoil - Every Day, June 1 to October 30, departing Patmos 14:30 arriving Samos 15:30. Nissos Kalymnos Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, departing Patmos at 09:40.

Kos - Patmos: Hydrofoil - Every Day at 08:00, arriving Patmos two hours later. Catamaran - Every Day except Monday, at 10:40. Blue Star Ferries every, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 20:00. It takes about 2:30 hours.

Patmos-Kos: Hydrofoil -Every Day 09:00, arriving Kos 2 hours later. Catamaran - Every Day except Monday, at 14:00

Piraeus - Patmos - Piraeus: Blue Star Ferries. You can also reach Patmos Island from Piraeus, via the luxurious Blue Star Ferries. It takes approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes and the ticket costs 36 euro per person (without cabin) but is a very scenic and comfortable journey.  Please click the following link for the Blue Star website and schedules.

Patmos-Piraeus: Blue Star Ferries departs Piraeus every Tuesday at 15:00 and Wednesday and Friday at 19:00.
Piraeus-Patmos: Blue Star Ferries departs Patmos  every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 23:00 and arrives back to Piraeus at 08:00, the next morning.

If you fly into Athens International Airport, the easiest connection is the Blue Star Ferry from Piraeus. Alternative you can fly to Kos Island and then catching the Catamaran or Blue Star Ferries to Patmos Island. The Taxi from Athens International Airport to the port of Piraeus takes about 45 minutes and it costs around 30 euro.

Blue Star Reservations & Tickets : If you need a reservation and a cabin at Blue Star Ferries, we will be glad to arrange it for you. We will give you a reservation code and your tickets will be ready for you to pickup at the Blue Star Ferries kiosk, located directly outside the ship, in the harbor of Piraeus. If you are not requiring a cabin, please proceed to the kiosk to buy your seat tickets at least 1 hour and 30 minutes  prior to sailing. If you plan to go back to Athens for your flight home, it is advisable to book a flight that departs Athens Airport, sometimes after 11:00 a.m., unless you are planning to spent a day or two in Athens. Blue Star Ferries depart and arrive in the port of Piraeus on Exit # E1.
Transfers: Port/Hotel/Port: As soon as we have your arrival details, we will arrange a private transfer for you. Our driver will meet you outside the main gate at the port, holding a placard with Porto Scoutari's sign to bring you to the hotel. 

Phone:+ 30 2247033123
Hotel Mobile: March  to October  +30 6940827927
Fax: +30 2247033175