Ios
Syros
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Ferry from Ios to Syros

There are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Ios and Syros. 3 operators sail this route Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets and runs throughout the year. Ios Syros ferries cost between £34 and £122, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Ios Syros ferries.

Ios Syros Ferry Times

The earliest Ios Syros ferry sailings typically depart Ios at around 10:45. The last ferry usually departs at 13:05.

How long is the ferry from Ios to Syros?

Ios Syros Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 2h 29m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 55m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Ios Syros Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 8 weekly ferry sailings from Ios to Syros. These sailings are provided by Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Ios Syros Ferry Prices

Ios Syros ferry prices typically range between £34* and £122*. The average price is typically £108*. The cheapest Ios Syros ferry prices start from £14*. The average price for a foot passenger is £108*.

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

How far is it from Ios to Syros?

The distance between Ios to Syros is approximately 50.4 miles (81.1km) or 43.8 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Ios Syros ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Ios and Syros

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Ios to Syros?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets between Ios and Syros.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Ios to Syros?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Ios to Syros with Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets. 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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Ios - Syros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets
Average Price £108*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 2h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 55m
First Ferry 10:45
Last Ferry 13:05
Distance 43 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 Ios to Syros?

The ferry crossing time from Ios to Syros is approximately 3h 18m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Ios to Syros?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for Ios to Syros. These are
  • SeaJets
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Ios to Syros?

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

Ios Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Ios is located in the Aegean Sea and lies around mid way between the island of Naxos and the island of Santorini. The island's terrain is characterised by hills and cliffs that lead down to the sea on most sides of the island. Located on the north west coast is the island's port which is only a short distance from the village of Chora. The trip between Chora and the port can be made on foot which will take you along a steep donkey path, and takes around 15 minutes. The village is characterised by narrow paths and streets most of which have now been taken over by bars, restaurants, shops and night clubs to cater for tourists.

There are ferries from the island's port to Piraeus and Rafina with a crossing time of between 4 1/2 hours and 8 hours, depending on ferry type, route and destination. During the summer months Ios is also connected by ferry to the other islands of the Cyclades.


Syros Guide

The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is unusual in that the island's architecture is more medieval rather than the more typical Cycladic. The island's capital is Ermoupolis and has some fine examples of Venetian mansions to see. In the Vaporia quarter of the capital visitors will find some lovely large churches and impressive neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. Also popular with visitors are the island's beaches which are well equipped for tourists and have a good range of facilities.

The island can trace its history back to the 3rd millennium BC where signs of inhabitation have been found in the Halandriani and Kastri parts of the island. Artefacts found indicate that there was some kind of metal workshop on the island which possibly had a trading relationship with Asia Minor. The Samians occupied the island in the 6th century BC and is when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. At that time, the important physician and philosopher Pherecydis was born in Syros and some years later he went to Samos and became the teacher of Pythagoras.


Ios to Syros Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 11:20 16:15 4 hours 55 minutes Sun

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