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Tilos Ferry

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Tilos is a small and isolated island of the Dodecanese that attracts visitors for its natural beauty and calm environment. It has a lovely Medieval Castle and two main villages, Megalo Chorio and Livadia. The latter is also the main port of the island. The ferry trip from the port of Piraeus to Tilos lasts approximately 18 hours. Tilos is also connected by ferry with Rhodes, Symi, Kos, Chalki, Kalymnos and more islands.
Below, you will find information on how to get to Tilos by ferry, where to buy your tickets, and information about Tilos, and its port, along with many photos.

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Ferries to Tilos depart from Piraeus port in Athens. The ferry trip to Tilos (from Athens) lasts for about 15 hours. Tilos is also connected with many Dodecanese islands, like Rhodes, Symi, Kos, Chalki, and Kalymnos.

Ferry schedules to Tilos


Ferries to Tilos from Athens and the islands are more frequent during the summer months.


Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tilos

During the summer, there are usually 2-3 ferries from Athens to Tilos every week. The ferry trip from Piraeus to Tilos lasts for 14.5 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is '53' 'EUR' (53 Euros). for a standard seat.
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Ferry from Rhodes to Tilos

During peak season, there are usually 1-3 daily ferry connections between Rhodes and Tilos. The ferry trip from Rhodes to Tilos lasts for 2 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is '15' 'EUR' (15 Euros) - '27' 'EUR' (27 Euros).
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Ferry from Symi to Tilos

In the summer, there are 1-2 ferries from Symi to Tilos almost every day. The ferry trip from Symi to Tilos lasts for 1.5 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is '9' 'EUR' (9 Euros). for a standard seat.
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Ferry from Halki to Tilos

During peak season, there is usually one ferry from Halki to Tilos every day. The duration of the trip from Halki to Tilos is 40 minutes and the cost of a ferry ticket is '13' 'EUR' (13 Euros).
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The types of ferries that travel to/from Tilos?


The main type of ferry that travels to Tilos is the conventional ferry. The ferry companies that serve itineraries to Tilos are Dodekanisos Seaways and Blue Star Ferries.


Island hopping from Tilos


Tilos is a perfect base for island-hopping to the Dodecanese islands. Some of the most popular island-hopping itineraries from Tilos are from Tilos to Symi, from Tilos to Rhodes, and from Tilos to Kos.

Travel tips


Travel tips to organize your travel:

  • If you don’t want to travel directly by ferry from Athens to Tilos, you can first get to Rhodes by air and then get the ferry to Tilos.
  • The best way to plan your trip to Tilos is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August.
  • Given that the trip from Athens to Tilos is quite long, we highly recommend booking a cabin for a more comfortable trip.




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Tilos is an island with several worth-visiting sights. There is the Medieval Castle that dominates on top of an abrupt mountain, the Monastery of Saint Panteleimon, constructed in a lush green setting, and Charkadio Cave, where fossils from the Neolithic times have been found. You will find the best fish taverns in Livadia, while Eristos and Agios Antonios are beautiful beaches to swim.

Why visit Tilos?


Hop on a ferry to Tilos for quiet holidays in nature, away from the hustle and bustle of other overcrowded Greek islands.

  • Thanks to its secluded location and raw natural ambiance, Tilos is known as an alternative destination for holidays in Greece.
  • The main port of Tilos is Livadia.
  • Tilos island has two main villages: Megalo Chorio and Livadia.


The best season to visit Tilos


The best season to visit Tilos is the summer, as it is the perfect time of the year for swimming and nature exploration.

Is Tilos for you?


Tilos is a very good option for you if you’re searching for an isolated island to relax away from crowds.

Sightseeing in Tilos


Some beautiful places to visit in Tilos are the Medieval Castle, the Monastery of Agios Panteleimon, and Charkadio Cave.

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Port description

A secluded island of the Dodecanese, Tilos, is not much developed in tourism. The port of Tilos is Livadia and receives ferries from Piraeus, Rhodes, Kos, and all the other Dodecanese islands.

Connected ports to Tilos

Athens, Piraeus - Amorgos, Katapola - Astypalea - Chalki - Fourni - Ikaria, Ag.kirikos - Ikaria, Evdilos - Kalymnos - Kastelorizo - Kos, Port - Leros - Lipsi - Nisyros - Patmos - Rhodes - Rhodes, Skala Kamirou - Symi, Port


There are buses in Tilos that connect the port to Megalo Chorio, Agios Antonios, and Eristos. There are also taxis too.

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Map of port


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