Santorini (Thira)
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Rhodes to Santorini Ferry

The Rhodes to Santorini ferry route is provided by 2 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Rhodes to Santorini takes approximately 13 hours and 37 minutes on ferries servicing this route. The duration for the Rhodes to Santorini ferry can range between 12 hours and 14 hours 55 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.

Rhodes to Santorini Ferry Schedule

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Rhodes to Santorini. Blue Star Ferries and Anek Lines each provide 1 sailing per week. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Rhodes to Santorini Ferry Time

The earliest ferry leaves Rhodes at approximately 11:00 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 17:01. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Rhodes to Santorini

The fastest ferry from Rhodes to Santorini is with Blue Star Ferries in 12 hours.

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

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Rhodes to Santorini with Anek Lines and Blue Star Ferries.

Can I bring pets on the Rhodes Santorini ferry?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Rhodes to Santorini with Blue Star Ferries. Dogs should be kept on a leash and remain muzzled when walking on the open deck. Pets also require a valid EU Pet Passport and be fully vaccinated before traveling. There is a fee for taking your pet onboard which changes depending on the size of your pet. Smaller pets cost $11 and larger pets cost around $22.

How much luggage can you bring on the ferry from Rhodes to Santorini?

Those sailing with Blue Star Ferries can take a maximum of 50 kilograms of luggage per passenger at no additional cost.

Cheap Ferry to Santorini

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. We highly recommend that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the ferry to Santorini.

With 1 sailing per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Cyclades Islands page.
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Rhodes - Santorini (Thira) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price $93*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 14h 12m
Fastest Sailing Duration 11h 35m
First Ferry 11:00
Last Ferry 17:01
Distance 168 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Rhodes to Thira?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Rhodes to Thira is approximately 16h 55m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Thira?

The average price of a ferry from Rhodes to Thira is approximately $85. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Rhodes to Thira can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Thira?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Rhodes to Thira. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anek Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Thira?

Ferries from Rhodes to Thira are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

How far is Thira from Rhodes?

Rhodes to Thira is approximately 168 nautical miles distance apart.

Rhodes to Santorini Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule on the Rhodes to Santorini route has up to 4 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always provide you with the most relevant information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

How long does the Ferry to Santorini from Rhodes take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can generally take between 7 hours and 40 minutes, to 13 hours, to 15 hours and 30 minutes, and these variations are caused for several reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book what your expected sail time will be.

Rhodes to Thira Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 11:00 03:55 16 hours 55 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 15:00 02:35 11 hours 35 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 17:01 07:10 14 hours 9 minutes Fri

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