By boat: There are boat services connecting Kos with the port of Piraeus every day, all year round. The journey takes 9 to 10 hours if you choose a high-speed ferry but can take up to 16 hours if you choose a conventional one.
Liners connect Kos with the rest of the islands of the Dodecanese as well as with Paros, Naxos and Crete on a daily basis.
In the summer hydrofoils and other boats offer daily excursions to the neighboring islands (Nisyros, Kalymnos, Fourni, Ikaria, Leipsi, Agathonisi). Kos is also connected with the port of Bodrum in Turkey on a daily basis.
By plane: There are two scheduled flights connecting the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” with the Kos island International Airport “Hippocrates” every day during the tourist season. The journey takes only 50 minutes. During the same period many charter flights from various European cities arrive at the island.
Transport on the island: There are municipal bus services in the town of Kos. Other buses connect the town with the rest of the settlements of the island. The fares are affordable. Most buses stop at Kleopatras Street in the town of Kos.
There are many cabs on the island and many car and bike rental businesses.
+30 22420 56000, 51591, 51567
+30 22420 26594-5
+30 22420 28724, 28223, 22326
Tourist Service Office of the Municipality of Kos:
+30 22420 24460
+30 22420 28050
+30 22420 23423
+30 22420 22444
Island bus services:
+30 22420 22292
Municipal bus services:
+30 22420 26276
+30 22420 26883, 24955.