Ferry from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Rhodes and the port of Piraeus (Athens) operate all year round with several weekly crossings. Find all information you need about the route, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies!

Ferry Schedules

Rhodes Athens (Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 04:00 Last trip: 18:15 Average duration: 23h 57m Price range: 43.00 € - 195.00 €
Athens (Piraeus) Rhodes Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:55 Average duration: 24h 15m Price range: 43.00 € - 195.00 €

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

Yes, Rhodes is connected to the port of Piraeus by ferry all year round, with up to 10 weekly crossings. In the summer, there are up to 2 crossings a day to Athens (Piraeus) from Rhodes.

The Rhodes - Piraeus connection is operated by Blue Star Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos with standard ferries.

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

Yes, you can travel from Rhodes to Athens by ferry at the moment. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece and get ready for your trip.

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

The ferry connection between Rhodes and the port of Piraeus is served frequently, with up to 2 daily crossings in the summer months.

The first ferry usually departs from the port of Rhodes at 09:00 and arrives at the port of Piraeus at 21:15. Occasionally, there’s also an early morning crossing at 04:00.

The last ferry usually leaves the port of Rhodes at 18:15 and reaches Athens (Piraeus) the next day at 10:55.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

The Rhodes - Athens ferry ticket prices range from €43 to €195. The final ticket cost depends on the season, vehicle transportation, seat selection, and available discounts and offers.


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For your trip from Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus), you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts 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
  • ISIC card holders
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

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

The Rhodes to Athens (Piraeus) average ferry time is around 15 hr.

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

No, the crossing Rhodes - Athens is not served by high-speed ferries.

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

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

Ferry Trip Tips

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

Here are our travel tips for your trip from Rhodes to Athens:

  • Make sure that you arrive at the port of Rhodes at least 1 hour prior to your ferry departure, especially if you travel with a vehicle.
  • In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Rhodes may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also stay updated on schedule changes and delays, and track your ferry in real time with the Ferryhopper App!

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

You will take the ferry from the port of Rhodes. It is located by the Old Town and you can get there on foot. The port has 3 docks.

You will find several cafés, restaurants and other traveler amenities within walking distance from the port. There are also cute beaches and interesting monuments you can visit while waiting for the ferry.

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

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on ferries that operate the Rhodes - Athens (Piraeus) connection.

To travel with your vehicle, make sure you book your tickets well in advance, as spaces can be limited due to high demand in the summer months.

Ferry luggage

Both the Blue Star Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos companies are 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 to Athens.

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

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


There are cabins available on the ferries that operate the Rhodes - Piraeus route, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip.

Tip: we recommend booking a cabin well in advance, as they sell out fast especially during Easter or high-season.

Pet travel

You can bring your pet on Rhodes - Athens (Piraeus) ferries free of charge, as long as you fill out the appropriate information when booking your tickets.

Pets travel in designated pet cabins or in specially designed kennels on the ferry deck, which, due to their limited number, should be reserved in advance. They are allowed to walk on open passenger decks, but must wear a leash and a muzzle at all times. They are not allowed in passenger cabins or other indoor areas.

Make sure you carry your pet’s health certificates and necessary supplies.

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

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