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Kos - Symi Ferry Operators

    • 5 Sailings Weekly 1 hour 25 min
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    • 3 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 10 min
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Kos Symi Ferry reviews

  • "CROSSING IN GREECE"

    I APPRECIATED THE PUNCTUALITY OF THE SERVICE.

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  • "Travelling with Dodekaniso Seaways"

    Easy booking online with Direct Ferries, punctuality and excellent service with Dodekanesos seaways.

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  • "regular journey"

    it was a regular and systematic journey from the beginning to the end, especially when leaving the ship, everyone was able to find and pick up their suitcases without the ordering of the suitcases and the turmoil

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  • "Very prompt service"

    Used this ferry to get from Kos to Symi, departure time was 15.45 to arrive 17.10 No sign of boat until 10 mins before, it arrive 15.43 set off 15.45 arrive3d in Symi 17.09 very very good

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Kos to Symi Ferry

The Kos Symi ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Dodecanese Islands and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Dodekanisos Seaways service runs up to 5 times per week with a sailing duration of around 1 hour 25 minutes while the Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 3 times per week with a duration from 2 hours 10 minutes.

So that’s a combined 8 sailings on offer per week on the Kos Symi route between Dodecanese Islands and Dodecanese Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Kos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kos is around 4km from the coast of Bodrum in Turkey. The island is around 40 km long and 8 km wide and has a number of towns and villages. The main town and port is also called Kos, but the island's other villages include Kefalos, Tingaki, Kardamena, Mastihari, Antimachia, Marmari and Pyli. Kos Town is usually quite and there is lots to do there. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs in the town which have led to the island as a whole becoming very popular with tourists. For those visitors looking for a bargain, practically everything is available in the island's shops from ceramics to fur, shoes to books and clothes and jewellery to leather products. The most popular tourist centres on the island often also have many small shops offering handmade goods such as ceramics and embroideries along with more traditional local products such as honey, herbs, wine, sweets and spices.

There are daily services between Kos and Piraeus along with services between Kos and the rest of the Dodecanese, the islands of the north eastern Aegean and Turkey. The trip by conventional ferry can take up to 13 hours, depending on the intermediate stopovers, and the trip with a high speed boat can take between 5 and 8 hours.


Symi Guide

Symi (Simi) Route Guide 2