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Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 10 weekly sailings between Rhodes and Athens (Piraeus). 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus), Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

The earliest Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) ferry typically departs Rhodes at about 09:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 17h 26m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 12h 15m.

Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $130* and $954*. On average the Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $483*. The cheapest Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $75*. The average price for a foot passenger is $369*. The average price for a Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $1063*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Athens (Piraeus) from Rhodes?

The distance between Rhodes and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 330.6 miles (532.1km), or 287.3 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) provided by Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Rhodes and Athens (Piraeus).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) ferry?

Yes, Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Athens page.
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Rhodes - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$484*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 10
Average Sailing Duration 17h 26m
Fastest Sailing Duration 12h 15m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 18:15
Distance 287 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 Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Rhodes to Piraeus is approximately 21h 57m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Rhodes to Piraeus is approximately 266 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Piraeus?

Rhodes to Piraeus is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anek Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Piraeus?

Ferries from Rhodes to Piraeus are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

How far is Piraeus from Rhodes?

The distance between Rhodes to 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.

Athens (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.

Rhodes to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/7/2024 and 14/7/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 09:00 21:15 12 hours 15 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 11:00 10:30 23 hours 30 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 16:00 09:35 17 hours 35 minutes Thu, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 16:01 09:35 17 hours 34 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 16:01 09:45 17 hours 44 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 17:00 08:25 15 hours 25 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 17:01 13:20 20 hours 19 minutes Fri
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