Patmos is an island in the Aegean Sea and belongs to the Dodecanese complex. Due to the island’s morphology there is no airport available. However, there are numerous choices to reach the island with several means of transport.
Arriving to Patmos via boat from Piraeus Port
The voyage from the port of Piraeus (in Athens) to Patmos lasts on average seven hours. The ferry company servicing this route is Blue Star Ferries. For more information regarding ferry schedules and ticket prices and availability please visit the company’s website directly at:www.bluestarferries.gr
Arriving to Patmos via flying to an island in close proximity and boarding a connecting ferry
Several neighboring islands have airports that service both domestic and international flights. The islands in closest proximity to Patmos are Kos, Leros and Samos. Our visitors have the ability to fly to one of these destinations, either from Athens/Thessaloniki or directly from abroad, and from there catch a catamaran, flying dolphin or ferry to reach Patmos. The islands of Kos and Leros are serviced with a catamaran of Dodekanissos Seaways in the early morning hours, while for late afternoon and night transportations with a Blue Star Ferries ferry. For more information regarding catamaran schedules and ticket prices and availability please visit the company’s website directly at: www.12ne.gr
Arriving to Patmos via helicopter
It is also worth mentioning that the island of Patmos has a heliport servicing anyone who desires to reach the island fast, hassle-free and without connection. Patmos Paradise Hotel is located towards the north part of the island, less than 200 meters away from the most cosmopolitan beach of the island, Kambos Beach. In the event you do not bring your own car or motorbike, public busses are available three times a day to transport you to other parts of the island, while local taxis are willing and available for your safe transfer 24/7. Also, the staff of Patmos Paradise Hotel is at your disposal to assist you in the rental process of a car or motorbike.