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Rhodes - Athens (Piraeus) is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

The Rhodes to Athens ferry route is provided by 2 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Rhodes to Athens is approximately 12 hours and 15 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Rhodes to Athens ferry duration can range between 12 hours 15 minutes and 31 hours 40 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Rhodes to Athens Ferry Schedule

On average there are 11 ferry sailings weekly from Rhodes to Athens. Blue Star Ferries provide up to 10 weekly sailings and Anek Lines provide 1 weekly sailing. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.

Rhodes to Athens Ferry Time

The first ferry departs around 04:00 and the last ferry departs at around 18:15. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Rhodes to Athens High Speed Ferry

The fastest ferry from Rhodes to Athens is with Blue Star Ferries.

Rhodes Ferry Port

The Rhodes ferry port is located right outside the ramparts of the old town and is easily accessible by car and public transport. There is a shuttle bus service departing every hour from the local airport, which leads directly to the passenger terminals. Alternatively, you can book a taxi, but these services can get very busy during the high season. For more information on places to stay in Rhodes, please visit our accommodation page.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Rhodes to Athens?

You can book cabins on ferries from Rhodes to Athens.

Ferry Athens to Rhodes Cost

Ferry price from Rhodes – Piraeus can range between $81 and $421 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $162, prices can range between $81 and $319. The average price with a car is $425. Car prices can range between $325 and $538. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

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Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability.

With 2 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries to Athens if you require additional flexibility.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Athens page.
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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    The ferry crossing time from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 21h 57m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) is $125.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    There are 2 popular ferry operators for Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus). These are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    Book ferries from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

    Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • How far is Athens (Piraeus) from Rhodes?

    The distance between Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 287 nautical Miles.

Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, to the north east of the island of Crete and south east of Athens. The island is also a short distance off the coast of Turkey. Rhodes Town is the island's capital and main town and its Old Town is a rich tapestry made up of different civilisations and cultures. The city's medieval walls, its fortress like buildings, the gates, bastions, narrow alleys, old houses, fountains and busy squares combine to make all visitors feel as though they have stepped back thousands of years. Outside of Rhodes Town the island has a number of small villages and beach resorts that are popular with tourists. The main ones are Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti, Pefkos, Archangelos, Haraki, Koskinou, Afantou, Paradisi, Trianta and Embona.

From the island's port, ferry services depart to Piraeus by both conventional and high speed ferry. The island is also connected to the rest of the Dodecanese Islands, the Cyclades Islands and to Crete during the summer months.

Piraeus Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.

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