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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Nisí Kárpathos (Island) by plane, car ferry, ferry or bus

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Fly to Karpathos  •  2 days 0h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Karpathos (AOK) SYD - AOK

811€ - 1811€

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Fly to Rhodes, car ferry  •  35h 23m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Rhodes (RHO) SYD - RHO
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos

582€ - 1399€

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Fly to Kos, car ferry  •  36h 59m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Kos (KGS) SYD - KGS
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Karpathos

598€ - 1400€

Fly to Bodrum, Catamaran, car ferry  •  34h 58m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bodrum (BJV) SYD - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Chalki
  4. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Karpathos

819€ - 1820€

Fly to Antalya, bus, ferry, car ferry  •  36h 46m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Antalya (AYT) SYD - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Fethiye
  3. Take the ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
  4. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos

686€ - 1460€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is to fly and car ferry which costs $950 - $2,300 and takes 36h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is to fly and Catamaran and car ferry which costs $1,300 - $3,000 and takes 34h 58m.

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The distance between Sydney and Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is 14970 km.

It takes approximately 2 days 0h to get from Sydney to Nisí Kárpathos (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Karpathos Airport. The quickest flight takes 46h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Nisí Kárpathos (Island) is 9h behind Sydney. It is currently 1:39 AM in Sydney and 4:39 PM in Nisí Kárpathos (Island).

Emirates, Air China, Sky Express and three other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Karpathos Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Nisí Kárpathos (Island). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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  • Distance: 14970.4 km
  • Duration: 2 days 0h

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Nisí Kárpathos (Island), Greece?

Etihad, Olympic Air and five other airlines fly from Sydney to Karpathos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Doha, Athens
Ave. Duration
45h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
800€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Beijing Capital, Athens
Ave. Duration
47h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1200€ - 2300€
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Doha, Mykonos, Athens
Ave. Duration
44h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
800€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Doha, Athens
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Dubai, Athens
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Doha, Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Kos via Doha, Athens
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Kos via Doha, Mykonos, Athens
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Kos via Doha, Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Bodrum via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Antalya via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1600€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Abu Dhabi, Athens
Ave. Duration
46h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Dubai, Athens
Ave. Duration
46h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Karpathos via Abu Dhabi, Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
850€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Kos via Dubai, Athens
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1700€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Bodrum via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750€ - 1700€
Flights from Sydney to Antalya via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Antalya via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1700€
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Sydney to Rhodes via Singapore Changi, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Kos via Abu Dhabi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650€ - 1700€
Bus operators
Bati Antalya Tur
Phone
(0242) 331 40 81 -82
Email
info@batiantalyatur.com.tr
Website
batiantalyatur.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Fethiye
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
batiantalyatur.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Fethiye
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 70€
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
19€ - 27€
Airplane-type seats
20€ - 28€
2 beds - outside cabin
55€ - 70€
Car ferry from Chalki to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 50€
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
11€ - 17€
Airplane-type seats
12€ - 17€
2 beds - outside cabin
35€ - 50€
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
49€ - 53€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 75€
Economy
28€ - 40€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
45€ - 60€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
65€ - 85€
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
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
Once daily
Estimated price
22€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Tuana Maritime
Phone
+90 252 612 42 42
Email
info@tuanamaritime.com
Website
tuanamaritime.com
Ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€
Schedules at
tuanamaritime.com

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