Rhodes
Nisyros
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Ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros

There are around 3 weekly sailings from Rhodes to Nisyros. 2 ferry operators sail between Rhodes to Nisyros, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Rhodes Nisyros Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Rhodes to Nisyros Ferry Times

Ferries from Rhodes to Nisyros typically depart from Rhodes at around 08:00. The average sailing time of a Nisyros Rhodes ferry is approximately 3h 13m.

Rhodes Nisyros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Rhodes Nisyros ferries typically range between €20* and €119*. The average price is around €48*. The cheapest ferry prices from Rhodes to Nisyros start from €11*. The average price for a foot passenger is €47*. The average price for a car ferry is €89*.

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

What is the distance between Rhodes and Nisyros?

The distance between Rhodes to Nisyros is approximately 76.1 miles (122.5km), or 66.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Rhodes Nisyros car ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways offer a car ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Rhodes and Nisyros.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Rhodes Nisyros ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Rhodes to Nisyros with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways.

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Rhodes - Nisyros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 61 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 3h 13m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 35m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 18:15
Distance 66 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 Rhodes to Nisyros?

The approximate duration for ferries from Rhodes to Nisyros is 3h 02m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros?

Rhodes to Nisyros is approximately 57 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Nisyros?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Rhodes to Nisyros. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Nisyros?

Book Rhodes to Nisyros 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 Rhodes to Nisyros?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Rhodes to Nisyros with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Rhodes to Nisyros with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

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

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
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How far is Nisyros from Rhodes?

Rhodes to Nisyros is approximately 66 nautical miles distance apart.

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.


Nisyros Guide

The Greek island of Nisyros is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, between the island of Kos and the island of Tilos. Nisyros is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the region and is largely untouched by tourism. The island, which has a coastline of around 28 km, was created, according to mythology, during the war between Gods and Giants where Poseidon chased the Giant Polyvotis down to Kos, cut a part of it and threw it to his enemy, sinking him forever in to the bottom of the Aegean Sea. This rock is Nisyros and the volcano's eruptions are said to be the angry breathing of the defeated Giant.

The island's capital, and home to the island's port, is Mandraki and is one of the largest villages on Nisyros. Mandraki is characterised by charming cobblestoned streets and squares and typical Greek whitewashed two storeyed houses complete with wooden balconies. The nightlife is not very intense but you will surely have a good time in the village where there are little tavernas and some bars to enjoy.

It can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Kos and Rhodes.


Rhodes to Nisyros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:00 10:40 2 hours 40 minutes Wed
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:00 10:45 2 hours 45 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 16:00 20:20 4 hours 20 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 18:15 22:30 4 hours 15 minutes Sat

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