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There are 5 ways to get from Kos to Íos by car ferry, ferry or plane

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Car ferry, Catamaran  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Ios Super Jet / ...

$45 - $181

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Car ferry, ferry  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Naxos
  2. Take the ferry from Naxos to Ios Champion Jet 2 / ...

$73 - $178

Fly to Santorini, Catamaran  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Santorini (JTR) KGS - JTR
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Ios

$122 - $547

Fly to Naxos Is, ferry  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Naxos Is (JNX) KGS - JNX
  2. Take the ferry from Naxos to Ios

$186 - $806

Fly to Paros, ferry  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Paros (PAS) KGS - PAS
  2. Take the ferry from Paros to Ios

$167 - $633

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The cheapest way to get from Kos to Íos is to car ferry and Catamaran which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Íos is to fly and Catamaran which costs 100€ - 480€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Kos to Íos. However, there are services departing from Kos and arriving at Ios via Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kos and Íos is 179 km.

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The best way to get from Kos to Íos without a car is to car ferry and Catamaran which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 35€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Kos to Íos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kos Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Kos Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Íos. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kos to Íos.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Kos, Greece and Íos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Kos to Íos. However, you can take the car ferry to Santorini then take the Catamaran to Ios. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kos to Íos via Naxos in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Kos to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kos to Paros via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kos to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Kos to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$34 - $39
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$19 - $22
Car ferry from Kos to Naxos
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$37 - $43
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$11 - $15
Business
$13
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$48
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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The best way to get from Kos to Kos Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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