Rhodes
Piraeus
Ferries to Athens
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Rhodes to Piraeus Ferry

The Rhodes Piraeus ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Athens and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 10 times per week with a sailing duration of around 11 hours 55 minutes while the Anek Lines service runs up to 2 times per week with a duration from 27 hours 10 minutes.

So that’s a combined 12 sailings on offer per week on the Rhodes Piraeus route between Dodecanese Islands and Athens. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Rhodes Piraeus Ferry reviews

  • "Nice crossing to Piraeus "

    Lovely crossing to Greek mainland port in Athens (Piraeus) with Blue Star Ferries and their team on the Diagoras ship. Crew were competent and helpful when needed and we found the ship to be pleasant and in its own way, elegant! Give it a go yourself, Greece is a beautiful place too.

    'Diagoras' travelled on Diagoras

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  • "Easy journey!"

    I travelled with a friend from Rhodes to the UK, with my car. This part was easy, the ferry staff were friendly and helpful. We found the restaurant reasonably priced and the general comfort on board was good. No problems, would travel with Blue Star again. I was told by a frequent traveller that it is worth joining their loyalty scheme for discounts and offers so I will do that.

    'Blue Star 2' travelled on Blue Star 2

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  • "way to go"

    hassle free and comfortable way to travel between Rhodes and Greek mainland

    'Blue Star 2' travelled on Blue Star 2

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Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, to the north east of the island of Crete and south east of Athens. The island is also a short distance off the coast of Turkey. Rhodes Town is the island's capital and main town and its Old Town is a rich tapestry made up of different civilisations and cultures. The city's medieval walls, its fortress like buildings, the gates, bastions, narrow alleys, old houses, fountains and busy squares combine to make all visitors feel as though they have stepped back thousands of years. Outside of Rhodes Town the island has a number of small villages and beach resorts that are popular with tourists. The main ones are Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti, Pefkos, Archangelos, Haraki, Koskinou, Afantou, Paradisi, Trianta and Embona.

From the island's port, ferry services depart to Piraeus by both conventional and high speed ferry. The island is also connected to the rest of the Dodecanese Islands, the Cyclades Islands and to Crete during the summer months.


Piraeus Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


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