Thira to Rhodes Ferry

The Thira Rhodes ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Dodecanese Islands and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 3 times per week with a sailing duration of around 7 hours 50 minutes while the Anek Lines service runs up to 2 times per week with a duration from 14 hr 50 min.

So that’s a combined 5 sailings on offer per week on the Thira Rhodes route between Cyclades Islands and Dodecanese Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Thira - Rhodes Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 7 hr 50 min
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  • Anek Lines
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 14 hr 50 min
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Thira Rhodes Ferry reviews

  • "Well Worth The Extra!"

    After few nights in Santorini discovered only ferry to Rhodes/Symi leaving 3.20 am! Consequently decided to spend extra £20 on outside luxury cabin which was worth every penny and enabled us to arrive at Rhodes completely refreshed and relaxed at 11.30 am. Also impressed with quality of ferry and helpfulness of staff

    'Johnny Goodman' travelled Thira (Santorini) Rhodes with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star 2

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  • "Great adventure"

    We set off at 3.40 am, very organised at the ferry terminal and fascinating to watch the activity involved with unloading and loading a ferry. We stayed in a cabin, which we where shown too efficiently and we were asleep by 4.10am, i would say. A great experience and would do it again

    'Bruce' travelled Thira (Santorini) Rhodes with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star 2

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    The crossing was great, the cabin was very clean, comfortable and super clean bathroom. I would totally recommend.

    'Leticia' travelled Thira (Santorini) Rhodes with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star 1

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  • "Sailing"

    The crossing was very nice, it's a shame the impuctuality

    'Anonymous' travelled Thira (Santorini) Rhodes with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Horizon

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Thira (Santorini) Guide

Located in the southern Aegean Sea is the Greek island of Santorini and lies around 200 km to the south east of the Greek mainland. It forms part of the Cycladic group of islands and is the only location in Europe to have a hot desert climate. A popular pastime for visitors to Santorini is to take a cruse to the island's three islets, which were created in ancient times during a volcanic eruption. The islets are called Nea Kammeni, Palea Kammeni and Thirassia and provide an excellent vantage point for visitors to see the volcano, being located to the west of the island. The island's capital is Fira and is full of typical Cycladic houses with whitewashed walls, blue domed churches and stepped streets full of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

The island of Santorini has two ports. The main port is Athinios, where all the ferry and commercial boats arrive. There is also the Old Port which is mostly used for cruise ships. From the main port, ferries can be taken to Piraeus, Rafina and to the other islands in the Cyclades. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate on these routes.

Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese group of islands and is a popular destination for tourists, especially as it has around 300 days of sunshine every year. The island lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is to the north of the island of Crete and to the south east of Athens. The island has all the facilities to make it the popular tourist destination that it has become and includes a beautiful coastline and has plenty of culture and a lively nightlife.

The island's main town, Rhodes Town, is very charming and visitors will see enormous medieval fortifications and narrow alleys that are simply full of character. However, the island's beaches are perhaps the biggest attraction and is what makes it so popular. many of the island's beaches are located on the eastern shore and Lindos stands out as offering the best stretch of sand and pebbles and is close to the Megali Paralia.

Rhodes is connected by ferry with daily services to Piraeus, by conventional and high speed boats. During the summer months Rhodes is also connected with the rest of the Dodecanese islands, along with Crete and Cyclades.