By boat

Leros is connected by boat on a daily basis with lines from and Greece’s main Port of Piraeus. It is also connected to Kalymnos, Kos and Rhodes and the rest of the islands of the Dodecanese.

During the summer, Leros is additionally connected to Patmos, Leipsoi, Kos, Symi and Samos, Fourni, Ikaria by the ‘Catamaran’ and hydrofoil boats (flying dolphins), respectively.

A local boat provides excursions to Simi, Tilos, Nisiros, Kos, Kalymnos and Leipsi.

Excursions to Agathonisi, Patmos, Samos and Rhodes are provided on a daily basis by catamaran year round.

Additionally, visitors may travel by the boat ‘Kalymnos’ that connects four times weekly with the islands of Samos, Agathonisi, Arki, Lipsi and Patmos. Besides, the boat ‘Katerina’ (Muggros), with home base in Leros, provides a daily itinerary from Xerokambos in Leros (am departure) to Kalymnos, with arrival at the Harbour of Myrties and vice versa.

Valuable Telephone Numbers

Port Authorities of Piraeus, 210 4226000 – 3

Port Authorities of Leros, 22470 22224

Travel Agency offices in Leros, 22470 24000 (Lakki), 22470 23000 (Agia Marina)

BLUE STAR FERRIES, 210 4119313, 210 4119171, 210 4119175

Travel Agency offices in Leros, 22470 26000

Air Travel

There are non-stop flights provided by the Olympic Airlines every day, from the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens, with destination to Leros and return. The aircrafts used are ATR43 and Dash 8s with a seating capacity of 50 and 38 passengers, respectively.

Apart from the non-stop flights from the island of Leros to the Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, there is one more flight in operation with a departure from the airport in Rhodes and serves the islands of Kos, Leros and Astypalia with a scheduled return from these islands to the Rhodes airport. During the summer months, this itinerary is carried out three times a week. Yet, in the winter months, it is carried out twice a week.


  • Olympic Airways, 210 966-6666
  • Greek National Number 801 11 44444

Travel Agencies:

  • KASTIS TRAVEL, Lakki 22470-22500

Ayia Marina 22470-22140

  • AEGEAN TRAVEL, Lakki 22470-26000
  • LEROS TRAVEL, Lakki 22470-22154