Rhodes to the Cyclades Ferry
There are currently 3 ferry routes connecting Rhodes and the Cyclades, with services from Rhodes to Paros, Santorini Thira and Syros. On average, there are a combined number of 2 crossings each day between Rhodes and the Cyclades, which are operated by Aegeon Pelagos and Blue Star Ferries. The shortest crossing is to Milos and takes around 3 hours 10 minutes, while the longest crossing is to Santorini Thira and takes approximately 22 hours 20 minutes.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Rhodes and the Cyclades. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and the second largest Greek island. It is situated in the Eastern Aegean Sea, 11 miles to the west of Turkey, and enjoys an average of 320 days of blissful sunshine a year. Rhodes ferry port is the gateway to Turkey, mainland Greece and the Dodecanese Islands. Rhodes has a beautiful and diversified natural environment. Rhodes Island is the most traveled of the 12 Dodecanese islands, enticing tourists with its gorgeous land, long, beautiful beaches and fascinating history.
The island of Rhodes was an important economic center in the ancient world and was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Colossus of Rhodes, a huge statue that that stood over two thousand years ago at the entrance to the harbour and was destroyed by an earthquake in 237 BC.
The capital city, Rhodes Town, is situated at the northern tip of the island. Rhodes Town has a rich history and many places of interest, including the remnants of the 14th century occupation by the Knights of St John. In 1988 the Medieval Town of Rhodes was designated as a World Heritage City.
About The Cyclades Islands
The Cyclades islands consist of 39 Islands of which 24 are inhabited. The Cyclades are the most popular of all the islands and attract thousands of visitors every year.
The Cyclades are famous for their extraordinary weather, the beauty of the beaches and the charm of the architecture with ancient sites, droves of vineyards and olive trees, and stark whitewashed cubist houses.
Whether you want to party, explore culture and history or simply soak up the rays and swim in crystal clear waters the islands within the Cyclades are the perfect destinations. If you book with AFerry and travel by ferry you can explore them all.