Cheap Ferry to Rethymnon Port

Most popular for its pristine beaches and scenic views of the sea, Rethymnon is a tourist resort situated on Greece’s Crete island. With year round mild weather and Ottoman inspired historical ruins, it is no surprise Rethymnon has become more than just a busy seaport for commercial activities and trade.

There are several ways to access Rethymnon’s ferry port. Several tour cruises depart Rethymnon to Santorini throughout the year. There is also a direct connection to Piraeus Port for most of the year. For those travelling from surrounding towns such as Hania or Iraklion, there are public bus routes available throughout most of the day.

If passing through Rethymnon either to access to ferry or simply for sightseeing, there are a number of historical sights worth visiting. The Venetian Loggia was built during the 16th century once used as a gentlemen’s club. Neratzes mosque is formerly known as the Holy Virgin church which was turned to a Mosque during the Ottoman empire.

For those spending a night or two near the Rethymnon Port, there are a number of accommodations suitable for all kinds of budget. Ranging from hostels and bed and breakfasts to luxury five star hotels and private apartments, your lodging needs are taken care of while in Rethymnon.

If sailing to nearby locations such as Piraeus, Anek Lines has daily sailing routes. Vessels depart Rethymnon’s ferry port 20:00 with arrivals at 05:30. Passengers travelling with disabilities are greeted with wheelchair access on all the vessels departing the port. It is best to make special needs arrangements prior to travelling.

Most long distance vessels leaving Rethymnon port have excellent facilities for the whole family and enough to keep even the most restless of children entertained. There are also refreshments on board most ships as well as a range of shops on the long distance ships.

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