Duration 22h 7m
Distance 260 km
Average price 100€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average ferry between Heraklion and Kos takes 22h 7m and the fastest ferry takes 21h 5m. The ferry runs, on average, 2 times per week from Heraklion to Kos. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Ferry, car ferry

  1. Heraklion
  2. Santorini
  3. Kos
7h 40m
Bookable on Rome2rio
78€ - 210€

Heraklion to Kos ferry times

Ferries run twice a week between Heraklion and Kos. The service departs Heraklion at 08:40 in the morning, which arrives into Kos at 05:45. All services require a transfer at Santorini and take an average of 22h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct ferry from Heraklion to Kos. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Kos via Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Heraklion and Kos is 260 km.

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