The island of Halki is linked by boat with islands like Kos, Nissiros, Tilos, and Karpathos, but mainly and most frequently with Rhodes.
The easiest way to reach Halki is to fly to the Diagoras Airport of Rhodes, with one of the numerous charter or regular flights. Once outside airport, taxis or buses take you to one of the two ports from where you can catch a ferry that goes to Halki.
The first port is in Rhodes Town (14 kilometres from the airport), where you can catch the big ferryboat of ANEK Lines. Usually during summer time it departs twice per week. Another company which operates for Halki is Dodekanisos Seaways with speedboats catamaran. Duration of the trip is 1.5 hours. You can check the routes at www.12ne.gr .
The second port is Kamiros Scala (35 kilometres from the airport) where you can catch the daily small ferries: Nissos Halki and Nikos Express. They go to Halki every Sunday at 9:00am and 18:00pm, Monday at 14:30pm, Tuesday at 14:30pm, Wednesday at 17:30pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 14:30pm. It is a 75 minutes trip. During July and August they also depart from Kamiros Skala at 11.00 am. and return to Rhodes at 17.00 pm. but please contact in advance for firm schedules.
Brand new Speed boat “Fedon” is also making the route from Kameiros to Halki in only 45 minutes. For further information please visit their page to the facebook. All ferries cost 10 euros for the crossing. Another option for getting to Halki is the taxi speed boat “Kazantzidis” which can be hired for your private transportation with about 200 euro. It can carry up to 22 people and the trip lasts about 45 minutes. Please call 0030 6944 434429 to Mr Alevantros.
To return to Rhodes you can use the same means of transportation. The ferries depart from Halki every Sunday at 7:00am and 17:00pm, Monday and Tuesday at 6:00am, Wednesday at 9:00am, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:00 am. However it is highly advisable to contact them and confirm the departure time when possible. The Halki Port Police phone for info is 2246 0 45220.
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