Boat departing from the island of Rhodes, cliff, archaeological ruins, Lindos, blue sea, Dodecanese

Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Rhodes by ferry

There are 1 or 2 ferry crossings per day from Piraeus to Rhodes, all year round, with sailing durations ranging between 12 hours and 24 hours. Find all information regarding ticket prices or departure times and book your ferry tickets.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Rhodes*

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

Usually, there is at least 1 ferry crossing per day from Piraeus to Rhodes throughout the whole year. This can change depending on the season and the weather, but you can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. The route is served by conventional ferries and the main ferry companies that run this connection are Blue Star Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos. 

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

The duration of the ferry ride can be from 12,5 hours to 24 hours depending on the vessel and its itinerary. 

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

The cost of a ferry ticket varies between 20€ and 150€. The average price for a foot passenger is 49€ and the price can get higher or lower according to the itinerary as well as reductions, offers, seat type, or cabin selection. 

What's the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes?

The Piraeus - Rhodes route is served by 1 or 2 ferry connections per day all year-round. The departure times vary depending on the season and ferry itinerary, but in general, the earliest ferry is around 12.00 and many ferries depart from Piraeus in the afternoon (around 18.00) or in the evening (around 23.00) as the trip is often overnight

What's the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Rhodes?

The distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Rhodes is 239 nautical miles (i.e 442 km). 

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes?

Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece visit our relevant FAQ section. 

Where can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes?

On Ferryhopper you can check and compare updated ferry schedules, ticket price, and trip duration and book your ferry tickets to Rhodes online and at the best prices

Lindos bay, beach, resort, boats, crystal blue sea, Rhodes

Sandy beach with crystal blue waters in Lindos, on Rhodes' east coast.

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes

  1. Due to the long journey, we recommend traveling in a bed cabin. Bed cabins sell out fast, especially during Easter or high-season so make sure you book well in advance. 
  2. The port of Piraeus can get crowded during high season. We recommend arriving there at least 1 hour prior to your scheduled departure.
  3. Ferries to Rhodes and the Dodecanese usually depart from gate E1 in the port of Piraeus. Check our Piraeus port map to find out ways to reach your gate.
  4. This ferry route is great if you want to transfer your vehicle to Rhodes. Indicatively, vehicle tickets can be around 30€ for a motorbike and around 100€ for a car. 
  5. If you are looking for more information about holidays in Rhodes you can check our dedicated destination page. 
  6. Rhodes has direct ferry connections to other beautiful Dodecanese islands. Find all the available island-hopping options in the Dodecanese on our Map of ferries.  

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Rhodes