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Ferry from Nisyros to Chalki

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Nisyros to Chalki. The Nisyros Chalki ferry is operated by Dodekanisos Seaways. Nisyros Chalki Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Nisyros to Chalki Ferry Times

Ferries from Nisyros to Chalki typically depart from Nisyros at around 12:40. The average sailing time of a Chalki Nisyros ferry is approximately 1h 25m.

Nisyros Chalki Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Nisyros Chalki ferries typically range between €32* and €44*. The average price is around €36*. The cheapest ferry prices from Nisyros to Chalki start from €33*. The average price for a foot passenger is €36*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Nisyros and Chalki?

The distance between Nisyros to Chalki is approximately 40.7 miles (65.5km), or 35.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Nisyros Chalki car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Nisyros and Chalki

Are foot passengers allowed on the Nisyros Chalki ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Nisyros to Chalki with Dodekanisos Seaways.

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Nisyros - Chalki Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 45 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 12:40
Last Ferry 17:05
Distance 35 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Nisyros to Chalki?

The approximate duration for ferries from Nisyros to Chalki is 1h 25m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Nisyros to Chalki?

Nisyros to Chalki is approximately 42 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Nisyros to Chalki?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Nisyros to Chalki and this is
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Nisyros to Chalki?

Book Nisyros to Chalki tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Nisyros to Chalki?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Nisyros to Chalki with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

Can you take your car on the ferry from Nisyros to Chalki?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Nisyros to Chalki with the following operators
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Nisyros to Chalki?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How far is Chalki from Nisyros?

Nisyros to Chalki is approximately 35 nautical miles distance apart.

Nisyros Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands in the Aegean Sea, the island of Nisyros lies between the neighbouring islands of Kos and Tilos. The island's coast has a few sandy beaches, which are generally located in the north east part of the island, but generally the Nisyros coastline is characterised by rocky or pebbled beaches. The island's volcano is active but luckily for tourists it is not erupting and Fumaroles can be found at the craters. According to Greek mythology, the island was formed when Poseidon cut off a part of Kos and threw it onto the giant Polybotes to stop him from escaping. Fifth century ancient walls, which were originally part of the acropolis on the island, can be found near Mandraki and the island's ancient name was Porphyris.

From the island's port there are conventional and high speed ferry services that generally depart to the other islands of the Dodecanese. There are also services to the Cycladic islands and also to Crete, but usually via another island.

Chalki Guide

The Greek island of Chalki lies in the Aegean Sea and forms part of the Dodecanese group of islands. It is situated around 6 km to the west of the island of Rhodes and is the smallest inhabited island of the Dodecanese with a surface area of 28 sq. km and a coastline of around 34 km. The island's name is derived from the copper mines that used to exist on the island (Chalkos is Greek for copper). The island's economy was doing well at the end of 19th century, when Chalkites, the island's residents, developed navigation and a lucrative sponge industry. Chalki followed the historic course of Rhodes and was officially united with Greece in 1948. The world's youth nominated the island as the "Island of Peach and Friendship" in 1983.

The port, where the ferries arrive, is called Nimborio and is the only village on the island of any size. The port is shaped like a horseshoe around the bay.

Nisyros to Chalki Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:40 18:05 1 hour 25 minutes Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 17:05 18:30 1 hour 25 minutes Wed
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