Tilos ferries connect Dodecanese Islands with Cyclades Islands & Athens with crossings available to Kalymnos, Kastelorizo, Kos, Nisyros, Rhodes, Symi, Astypalea & Chalki (in Dodecanese Islands), Naxos & Paros (in Cyclades Islands) & Piraeus (in Athens). Sailings from Tilos are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 15 ferry crossings daily from Tilos with sailing durations starting from 40 minutes. Our Tilos ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
A bus service operates across Tilos, covering the paved streets and notable areas. Motorcycle and car rental companies are also readily available.
Tilos isn’t your typical Greek island; whilst more prominent islands such as Rhodes and Mykonos rely on a frenetic nightlife to attract tourists, Tilos adopts a different approach. A huge variety of wildlife dominates the island, creating an ecological haven for the animals – the island’s mayor actively prevented mass tourism to allow the wildlife to flourish. Arguably Europe’s most impressive display of flora and fauna decorates the glorious natural environment, maintained by the recently implemented law to grant the land an EU-registered Special Protection Area. After failing to compete with neighbouring islands in regards to mass tourism, Tilos has focused its efforts onto cementing a constant stream of visitors that will likely return to the idyllic surroundings.
After viewing the magnificent nature reserve, plenty of verdant fields and undulating mountains provide the perfect setting for a challenging walk across the rocky terrain. Embark on a stroll across the rugged landscape, stopping at the perfect looking spots to snap an enviable photo to share with your friends and family. A brisk walk can work up quite an appetite, luckily there are plenty of welcoming tavernas and restaurants serving delicious seafood fresh from the waters.
Tilos is a small island belonging to Greece, located in the Aegean Sea and laying just off the southwest coast of Turkey. There are many ferry routes departing the port, heading to neighbouring islands such as Rhodes, and to Piraeus on the east coast of the Greek mainland.
Port of Tilos, 85002 Tilos
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Tilos Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Tilos Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!