There are 8 ways to get from Patras to Kos by bus, train, car ferry, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train, car ferry  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kos

$60 - $132

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Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kos

$77 - $150

Bus, train, car ferry via Piraeus  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kos

$60 - $132

Bus, Catamaran  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Istanbul Otogar
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
  4. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$112 - $150

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Bodrum
  2. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos

$294 - $412

Bus, train, fly to Kos  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kos (KGS) ATH - KGS

$78 - $208

Bus, train, fly to Leros, carferry  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Leros (LRS) ATH - LRS
  4. Take the carferry from Leros to Kos

$166 - $394

Bus, train, fly to Rhodes, carferry  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rhodes (RHO) ATH - RHO
  4. Take the carferry from Rhodos to Kos

$76 - $167

Questions & Answers

The distance between Patras and Kos is 512 km.

The best way to get from Patras to Kos without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 16 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 46 min to get from Patras to Kos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Kos Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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There are 611+ hotels available in Kos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Patras to Kos.
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  • Distance: 320 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from Patras to Kos. However, you can take the bus to Kiato, take the train to Piraeus, take the walk to Τελωνειο, take the line 843 bus to Αγ.Σπυριδωνασ, take the walk to Piraeus, then take the car ferry to Kos. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Patras to Kos via Athens, Στ.Υπεραστικων, Αφετηρια, Οσε, Αφετηρια, and Piraeus in around 16 h 43 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kos
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Athens to Leros
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kos
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Athens to Leros via Astypalaia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Lamia to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kos
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$85 - $120
CABIN A3 outside
$80 - $90
CABIN A4 outside
$80 - $90
Economy
$50 - $65
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Leros to Kos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Kos
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
12ne.gr

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