Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Rhodes operate all year long with up to 2 daily connections during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Athens (port of Piraeus) Rhodes Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:55 Average duration: 22h 50m Price range: 43.00 € - 190.50 €
Rhodes Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 03:00 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 22h 37m Price range: 43.00 € - 190.50 €

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. The ferry companies that operate on this connection are Blue Star Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Athens (Piraeus) - Rhodes crossing on Ferryhopper. 

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

Yes, traveling from Piraeus to Rhodes is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip! 

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

During the high season there are 1-2 daily ferry crossings on the Piraeus - Rhodes route. 

The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 14:00 and arrives in Rhodes at 07:30, while the latest scheduled trip to Rhodes from Piraeus is at 18:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

The cost of a Piraeus - Rhodes ferry ticket ranges between €69 and €86. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, seat type, or the ferry company.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Rhodes from Piraeus. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost

For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.


Traveling from Athens to Rhodes by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the ferry company you’re traveling with.

Ferry route info

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

The Athens - Rhodes ferry duration is between approximately 13 hr and 24 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

Unfortunately, at this moment there are no fast ferries serving the crossing Athens - Rhodes.

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 (442 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

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

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes: 

  • As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hour before departure to avoid delays
  • Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills. 
  • Weather conditions might affect the time of departure. You can see any changes through our Ferryhopper App
  • Rhodes is an ideal starting point for island hopping in the Dodecanese Islands. Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Rhodes and Symi, Chalki and Nisyros. 

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes

You can catch the ferry to Rhodes from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. 

You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.

Ferries from Athens to Rhodes normally depart from Piraeus Port Gate E1. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes. 

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Rhodes.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


Most vessels traveling to Rhodes feature cabins with beds. We recommend that you book a cabin to enjoy the crossing in privacy and comfort.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Rhodes from Piraeus, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

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

You can easily book Rhodes ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Rhodes from Piraeus with just a few clicks.

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