Rhodes and Bodrum are just 2 h apart by ferry, which means you can visit them as part of a day trip (that’s unless you want to stay longer).
Rhodes is famous for its Old Town where the Castle dominates the area. Outside the walls, you find a bustling modern city, with shopping opportunities and lovely beaches. Should you have time to explore, make your way to Lindos, a charming village with white-washed houses.
Bodrum is one of the centers of the Turkish travel industry. In Antiquity, it was the site of Halikarnassus, home to the famous Mausoleum of Halikarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
How long does it take to get from Rhodes to Bodrum?
On the ferry operated by the Bodrum Express Lines , the journey takes 2 h 20 min.
You can also choose the Aegean Tour Travel ferries, which take 2 h.
Is there a high speed ferry between Rhodes and Bodrum?
Yes, the ferries operated by Aegean Tour Travel are passenger only and are high-speed ferries.
How much does it cost to get from Rhodes to Bodrum by ferry?
The prices depend on the company:
- Bodrum Express Lines: €33 one way / €50 open return
- Aegean Tour Travel: €60 one way / €75 open return
Prices are per person.
How many ferries per day depart from Rhodes to Bodrum during the low season?
There are no ferries operated by the Aegean Tour Travel between November and April . As for Bodrum Express ferries they only list the start date of the service in 2012 (July) and no end date. Check with the company for details.
How many ferries per day depart from Rhodes to Bodrum during the high season?
Aegean Tour Travel operates a ferry per day on Sat, Sun, Mon from May to October. The ferry leaves Rhodes at 4:30 p.m.
Bodrum Express lines operates a ferry per day on Sat and Mon starting with mid-July. The ferry leaves Rhodes at 5:30 p.m.
Are there any overnight journeys between Rhodes and Bodrum?
Where can I buy tickets from?
You can purchase tickets online [from the company’s website] or from the ports. You can also purchase tickets from travel agencies in Turkey or Greece.
Does everyone charge the same prices?
Yes , the prices are the same regardless where you buy the ticket from.
How about the ferries from Bodrum to Rhodes?
Aegean Tour Travel: May to October; Sat, Sun, Mon at 8:30 a.m.
Bodrum Express Lines: from mid-July; Sat, Mon at 9 a.m.
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