Marmaris to Rhodes Ferry Resumes Service After 2 Years

The ferry service from Marmaris to Rhodes, the functions of which had been paused because of concerns regarding Covid-19, has disembarked again for the first time in over two years.


The first ferry trip since the closure set off from Marmaris’ port on 16th April 2022, at 09:15. The municipality installed heavy security measures for the first journey to preserve the functions of the ferry service for the upcoming summer season.


All passengers were asked to present documentation of at least two rounds of vaccinations and, if not, a negative PCR test taken within the last 72 hours. Three passengers without vaccination cards unfortunately could not board the ferry.

 

Ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes prepares to disembark

Marmaris to Rhodes Ferry Service


The first voyage successfully transported over 180 passengers from Marmaris to Rhodes’ main dock.


The service that had been sorely missed in the aftermath of Covid-19 was restarted with great excitement from locals and holidayers currently in Marmaris. The Rhodes tour is one of the most popular daily excursions available in Marmaris and other nearby settlements.


It gives visitors a chance to experience the Greek culture and see the famous island of Rhodes with minimal effort. The journey itself takes around one hour, with many visitors using it as a daily excursion.


As of now, passengers are required to present vaccination cards or a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours, a valid visa if applicable, and for Turkish visitors, there is also a onetime fee of 150 TRY.

 

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