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Ferry from Astypalea to Symi (Simi)

This ferry route is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferries cost between £53 and £54, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferries.

Astypalea Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

The first Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferry typically departs from Astypalea at around 20:30. The last ferry usually departs at 20:30.

How long is the ferry from Astypalea to Symi (Simi)?

Astypalea Symi (Simi) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 8h 10m. The fastest sailings are approximately 8h 10m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Astypalea Symi (Simi) Ferry Operator Schedules

There is 1 weekly sailing from Astypalea to Symi (Simi) provided by Blue Star Ferries. Timetables can change from season to season.

Astypalea Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferry prices typically range between £53* and £54*. The average price is typically £51*. The cheapest Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from £28*. The average price for a foot passenger is £51*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Astypalea to Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Astypalea to Symi (Simi) is approximately 102.9 miles (165.6km) or 89.4 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Astypalea Symi (Simi) ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Astypalea and Symi (Simi)

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Astypalea to Symi (Simi)?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries between Astypalea and Symi (Simi).

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Astypalea to Symi (Simi)?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Astypalea to Symi (Simi) with Blue Star Ferries. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Astypalea - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price £51*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 8h 10m
First Ferry 20:30
Distance 89 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Astypalea to Symi?

The ferry crossing time from Astypalea to Symi is approximately 7h 10m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Astypalea to Symi?

Astypalea to Symi ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Astypalea to Symi is £52. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Astypalea to Symi?

There is 1 ferry operator for Astypalea to Symi and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Astypalea to Symi?

Book ferries from Astypalea to Symi through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Astypalea to Symi?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Astypalea to Symi with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Astypalea to Symi?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Astypalea to Symi with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Astypalea to Symi?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Astypalea?

The distance between Astypalea to Symi is approximately 89 nautical Miles.

Astypalea Guide

Forming one of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Astypalea is located in the south eastern Aegean Sea. It is one of 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese and is around 18 km long and 13 km wide, at its widest point. The island's coast is rather rocky with a number of pebble beaches. The island it separated into two sections by a narrow strip of land, roughly 100 m wide, at Sterno. The island's capital and main harbour is the town of Astypalea, or Chora as the locals call it. A new harbour has been constructed at Agios Andreas where ferry connections to Piraeus and the other islands of the Dodecanese can be found.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete. The journey to the island will either be by a conventional ferry of by Highspeed ferry depending on the day of travel and the ferry company you choose to travel with. Journey times to the island are between 10-12 hours by conventional ferry or 6-9 hours by Highspeed ferry.

Symi Guide

The Greek island of Symi is one of the Southern Dodecanese and is located to the north of the island of Rhodes and is close to the coast of south west Turkey. The island is around 13 km in length, north to south, and about 8 km east to west and has a total land area of around 70 sq. km. The four main areas on the island are Yialos, which is where the island's main harbour is located, Chorio is the top town, Pedi Bay is the valley that is located below Chorio and Nimborios is the bay and settlement that lies to the north of Yialos. Also on the island is the small village of Marathounda and the Monastery at Panormitis.

There are a number of popular sites across the island and includes a number of old churches and monasteries with one worth visiting being the Church of Constantinos and Eleni on the southern slopes of the Vigla which has lovely gardens and terraces. Also on the island, and built by the Knights of St. John in the 14th century, is the Monastery of the Archangel Michael at Roukouniotis which was built on the site of a 5th century monastery, which itself was built on the site of a pre-Christian temple.

Astypalea to Symi Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 20:30 04:40 8 hours 10 minutes Mon
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