Ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
The port of Rhodes is connected by ferry to Kastellorizo with several weekly crossings all year round. In the winter, there are around 5 connections per week from Rhodes to Kastellorizo, while there are usually 8 weekly departures in the summer.
The ferry companies that mainly serve this route are Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways and Saos Ferries.
What’s the ferry schedule from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
Usually, the earliest ferry to Kastellorizo leaves at 07:30 in the morning, arriving at around 10:00-10:40. The latest departure from Rhodes is usually scheduled at 18:15, reaching Kastellorizo at around 23:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
A standard ferry ticket for the Rhodes - Katellorizo route starts at around €15.
The final ticket cost depends on available discounts and offers, seat type, as well as vehicle selection.
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Traveling from Rhodes to Kastellorizo by ferry is easy, comfortable and even budget-friendly, as there are year-round discounts that you can take advantage of.
A few indicative passenger categories entitled to discounts up to 50% on their ferry tickets are:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
- People with disabilities
- Island residents (holders of Unique Islander Number)
Note: infants and children up to 4 years normally travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending from one ferry company to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
The ferry trip to Kastellorizo from Rhodes lasts around 2.5-5 hr, depending on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
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Is there a high-speed ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
Yes, there are some fast vessels that make the Rhodes - Kastellorizo crossing in around 2.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Rhodes and Kastellorizo?
The port of Rhodes is around 74 nautical miles (137 km) from the port of Kastellorizo.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Rhodes to Kastellorizo
Below, you can find some useful travel tips for your trip to Kastellorizo:
- Make sure to arrive at the port of Rhodes at least 1.5 hr before your departure, especially if you wish to bring along your vehicle.
- Kastelorizo is a small and beautiful island in the Dodecanese, ideal for quiet holidays. From Kastellorizo, you can hop to the neighboring coasts of Turkey but also to other islands of the Dodecanese, such as Symi, Tilos, Nisyros, Kos, or Patmos. On our interactive Map of ferries, you can find all available connections from Kastellorizo.
- Other popular crossings from the port of Rhodes are those to the cosmopolitan Patmos and Kos, or the butterfly island, Astypalea. You can find more information about Rhodes - Patmos, Rhodes - Kos and Rhodes - Astypalea routes here!
- Make sure to add our Kastellorizo travel guide to your reading list, and take your vacation in the Dodecanese to the next level!
Where to take the ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo?
The port of Rhodes (also known as "Rhodes Tourist Port") is one of the largest in the Dodecanese and is easily accessible from the island’s city center, either by motorway (car/bus) or on foot.
The passenger port of Rhodes is close to many of the city’s attractions, and it is only a 20-min walk from the Rhodes Bus Station (1.5 km).
Can I travel on the ferry from Rhodes to Kastellorizo with a car?
Yes, there are garage spaces on the Rhodes - Kastellorizo ferries. Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, as they usually sell out quickly.
Car tickets start at around €25, and motorcycle tickets at around €5.
However, note that Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight, and that there is normally no check-in procedure for luggage items.
There are cabins available on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Kalymnos from Rhodes, starting at around €32.
On Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways vessels, there are also airplane-type seats, starting at around €24.
You can travel with your pet to Kastellorizo from the port of Rhodes free of charge! Make sure to carry along any necessary documents, pet tickets and other supplies for a smooth trip with your little (or big) companion.
Bear in mind that each ferry company has its own pet policy.
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