By boat: Kalymnos Island is easily accessible, since there are daily itineraries available from Piraeus to the Dodecanese that also stop at Kalymnos and the journey takes about 10 to 12 hours. Kalymnos port is also connected with Mastichari port of the neighbouring Kos, as well as with the ports of Rhodes, Leros, Patmos, Symi, Kastelorizo and Astypalea.
By plane: The airport of Kalymnos is directly connected with the airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos” with a 40-minutes flight. It is also connected with the airports of Kos, Leros and Rhodes. From the airport you can take the bus, especially during the summer months, otherwise a taxi.
The island is not too big, but there are a few buses connecting main villages, while there are also taxis available. However, in order to explore the island better, you can also rent a car.
Marinas: If you travel with your own boat you can anchor in Pothia and Vathy ports, where you can also get supplies, as well as in Pserimos port, on a small island near Kalymnos.
Useful telephone numbers
Kalymnos Health Center: (+30) 22430 23025
Kalymnos City Hall: (+30) 22430 41206, 41333
Kalymnos Police Department: (+30) 22430 41222
Kalymnos Port Authority: (+30) 22430 29304
Fire Services, Forestry
Fire Service: 199
Public Transportation: (+30) 22430 51760
Taxis: (+30) 22430 50300, 50303
Kalymnos Airport: (+30) 22430 59370, 28331, 59302