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Find out the most common ways to reach Patmos, below:
Pireus - Patmos
Access to the island is primarily achieved through sea, with the connection of the only commercial port of Patmos at Skala, with Piraeus and neighboring islands. The connection of Piraeus and Patmos is carried out by the company Blue Star Ferries and the island's routes are:
- Piraeus - Patmos - Leros - Kalymnos - Kos - Rhodes & Syros - Amorgos (Katapola)
- Piraeus - Kalymnos - Kos - Rhodes & Ikaria (Agios Kirykos) - Fournoi - Astipalaia - Patmos - Leipsoi - Leros - Nisyros - Tilos - Simi - Karpathos - Kastelorizo
Your trip from Athens to Patmos will last about eight hours. Tickets may be purchased from the headquarters of Blue Star Ferries or any travel agency. Ships typically leave Piraeus from the gate E1 (heading to Dodecanese Islands). You may find more information regarding the routes for 2019 here: www.bluestarferries.gr.
In addition, during the summer months and usually starting from April - May (before Easter), Dodecanesos Seaways company daily links Patmos with the neighboring islands of Symi, Kos, Rhodes, Kalymnos, Leros, Leipsoi and Samos. Every travel agency is usually considered a sale point. The duration of your trip varies depending on the distance of the island from which you departure in order to get to Patmos. We would advise you to be precise with the time of your departure, as these ships strictly abide routes. Indicatively, you can view routes for 2019 here: www.12ne.gr.
Moreover, the company Hellenic Seaways offers services, which link Patmos with the islands of the North Aegean. For the iteneraries of 2019, you may visit the company's website: www.hellenicseaways.gr.
By private boat
Apart from ferries, you may reach Patmos using a private boat, enjoying the picturesque beaches and overlooking the Aegean. In some locations, such as the bay of Grikos, vessels can tie up to the pier, where supply services are provided.
Finally, for those a bit…further away, there is the option to travel by plane to any of the airports found on the neighboring islands of Samos, Kos, Leros, Kalymnos or Rhodes and then use a ferry, in order to reach the island of Patmos.
You can also reach the island of Patmos using a private helicopter. We indicatively mention:
Hellicopter Private Services company, with the ability to carry passengers even to the most inaccessible areas. For more information, please visit: www.helicopterprivateservices.com.
Air Business International company, with a large variety of aircrafts, business jets and helicopters. More information can be found at: www.abi.gr.
Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa, is located in the settlement of Grikos (specifically in Grikos bay), which is located on the southeastern side of Patmos, almost 4.5 kilometers from the port in Skala. Upon arrival, you may use a taxi, which will take you to the hotel in about 8-10 minutes. Alternatively, you may arrange your transfer through the hotel, using our private transfer services. Finally, you may use public transportation. The bus goes by several times a day and makes a stop right outside the hotel. You may find the timetable here