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There are 4 ways to get from Karlovasi to Samos by ferry, bus, taxi or car

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Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy Samou Bsf

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Karlovasi to Samos

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Karlovasi to Samos 32.2 km

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Karlovasi to Samos 32.2 km

Karlovasi to Samos by ferry

The ferry journey time between Karlovasi and Samos is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 28 km. The fastest ferry normally takes 40 min. Operated by Blue Star Ferries, the Karlovasi to Samos ferry service departs from Karlovasi and arrives in Vathy Samou. Typically three ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Ferry route information

Average ferry time:
40 min
Fastest ferry time:
40 min
Ferry distance:
28 km
Ferries per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last ferries

First ferry departs at:
00:30
Last ferry departs at:
01:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlovasi to Samos ferry schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovasi to Samos is to drive which costs €4 - €6 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovasi to Samos is to taxi which costs €27 - €35 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlovasi and arriving at Samos. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Karlovasi and arriving at Vathy Samou. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Karlovasi and Samos is 25 km. The road distance is 32.2 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovasi to Samos without a car is to ferry which takes 40 min and costs €20 - €70.

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The ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy Samou takes 40 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Karlovasi to Samos bus services, operated by KTEL Samou, depart from Karlovasi station.

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Karlovasi to Samos bus services, operated by KTEL Samou, arrive at Samos station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovasi to Samos.
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  • Distance: 24.9 km
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Karlovasi, Greece and Samos, Greece?

KTEL Samou operates a bus from Karlovasi to Samos 5 times a day, and the journey takes 1h.

Bus operators
KTEL Samou
Phone
+306942668877
Website
esamos.gr
Bus from Karlovasi to Samos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
esamos.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€44 - €48
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€50 - €65
Economy
€20 - €26
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€35 - €50
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€55 - €70
Other operators
Taxi from Karlovasi to Samos
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
€27 - €35

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovasi to Samos is 32 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Karlovasi to Samos.

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