Ferry from Rhodes to Athens

Ferry to Athens - The Academy of Athens, statue of Plato and Socrates, Athena and Apollo.

Take the ferry from Rhodes to Athens/Piraeus and enjoy a travel experience with stops in beautiful Aegean islands with the endless blue sea as a background!

A top destination for decades now is the special island of Rhodes, also known as the "island of the knights", with its unique medieval architecture that takes the visitor back in time! At the same time Rhodes is a cosmopolitan island with fashion boutiques, top restaurants, great clubs and cosmopolitan beaches that are considered to be among the best in Greece. The island of Rhodes has a rich historical past, which you can see from its historic buildings and monuments, the most important of which is the Old Town, which is a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, attracting millions of visitors every year!
Thanks to its size, Rhodes satisfies the traveller because apart from its historical monuments, it impresses with its natural landscape, its picturesque villages, its stunning beaches and its imposing buildings.

After you have experienced this beautiful island, book your tickets in advance by ferry to the port of Piraeus, the largest port in the country and gateway to Athens, the capital of Greece.

Rhodes to Athens ferry time

From Rhodes to Athens/Piraeus the ferry time varies from 16 to 24 hours, depending on the ferry and its scheduled itinerary.

Ferry schedules from Rhodes to Athens

The ferry schedules between Rhodes and Piraeus to Athens are frequent throughout the year, with up to 2 daily services during the summer months and, in low season, there are at least 7 ferries per week operating this route. The first departure from Rhodes is usually between 04.00 and 07.00 and the last departure between 17.00 and 18.30. For up-to-date information on timetables and frequency, you can search through our booking engine and organize your vacation quickly and easily!

Ferry distance from Rhodes to Athens

The ferry distance between Rhodes and Athens and more specifically, to the port of Piraeus, is 239 nautical miles (around 442 km).

Useful information for your ferry trip from Rhodes to Athens

  • We recommend you to be earlier at the port for your check in and embarkation procedure (at least 1 hour before your departure time) especially if you are travelling with your vehicle
  • Rhodes is ideal for island hopping as it is surrounded by famous islands that can be reached in a short time by ferry
  • Visit our dedicated page Rhodes and Athens/Piraeus and get all necessary information on how to move around, hotel accommodation options, must- see places, villages, beaches
  • If you wish to travel in a bed cabin we recommend booking in advance as they sell out quickly especially during Easter or high-season
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