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There are 5 ways to get from Rhodes to Ios by car ferry, ferry or plane

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Car ferry, Catamaran  •  10 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Katapola
  2. Take the Catamaran from Amorgos to Santorini
  3. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Ios

$97 - $257

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Anafi
  2. Take the car ferry from Anafi to Ios

$63 - $252

3 alternative options

Fly to Santorini, Catamaran  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Santorini (JTR) RHO - JTR
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Ios

$92 - $556

Fly to Paros, ferry  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Paros (PAS) RHO - PAS
  2. Take the ferry from Paros to Ios

$127 - $402

Fly to Athens, ferry  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Athens (ATH) RHO - ATH
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$82 - $173

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The cheapest way to get from Rhodes to Ios is to car ferry which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 18 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhodes to Ios is to fly and Catamaran which costs 80€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Rhodes to Ios. However, there are services departing from Rhodos and arriving at Ios via Amorgos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Rhodes and Ios is 265 km.

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The best way to get from Rhodes to Ios without a car is to car ferry and Catamaran which takes 10 h and costs 80€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Rhodes to Ios, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rhodes Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Rhodes Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Ios. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rhodes to Ios.
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  • Distance: 165.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between Rhodes, Greece and Ios, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Rhodes to Ios. However, you can take the car ferry to Katapola, take the walk to Amorgos, take the Catamaran to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, then take the Catamaran to Ios. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Rhodes to Ios via Anafi in around 18 h 31 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Rhodes to Santorini via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Rhodes to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Rhodes to Paros via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Rhodes to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Rhodos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$36 - $41
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$19 - $22
Car ferry from Anafi to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$22 - $25
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Amorgos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$11 - $15
Business
$13
Ferry from Rafina to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $80
Business
$78
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Anafi
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $70
Airplane-type seats
$40 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $170

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The best way to get from Rhodes to Rhodes Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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