Leros
Symi
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Ferry from Leros to Symi (Simi)

Typically ferry sailings run between Leros and Symi (Simi) run once a day. 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways and runs throughout the year. Leros Symi (Simi) ferries cost between £33 and £153, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Leros Symi (Simi) ferries.

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

The earliest Leros Symi (Simi) ferry sailings typically depart Leros at around 01:35. The last ferry usually departs at 14:45.

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

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 3h 29m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 50m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 7 weekly ferry sailings from Leros to Symi (Simi). These sailings are provided by Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Leros Symi (Simi) ferry prices typically range between £33* and £153*. The average price is typically £80*. The cheapest Leros Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from £20*. The average price for a foot passenger is £70*. The average price for a car is £228*.

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

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

The distance between Leros to Symi (Simi) is approximately 74.8 miles (120.3km) or 65.0 nautical miles.

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

Yes, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways allow cars on board ferries between Leros and Symi (Simi). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Leros and Symi (Simi).

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

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

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Leros to Symi (Simi) with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways. 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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Leros - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price £80*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 3h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 01:35
Last Ferry 14:45
Distance 65 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Leros to Symi?

The ferry crossing time from Leros to Symi is approximately 3h 42m. 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 Leros to Symi?

Leros to Symi ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Leros to Symi is £58. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Leros to Symi?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Leros to Symi. These are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Leros to Symi?

Book ferries from Leros 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 Leros to Symi?

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

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Leros to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Leros 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
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Leros?

The distance between Leros to Symi is approximately 65 nautical Miles.

Leros Symi Ferry reviews

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    Have got to say it was an enjoyable way to leave dream island. The ship and its facilities were first class.

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    Perfect.

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  • "Great trip"

    The Diagoras is a large modern comfortable ferry. We were only on it for three and a half hours so cannot comment on cabins, but the corridors all looked immaculate. We had a lovely dinner in the dining room and a very pleasant trip from Rhodes to Tilos.

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Leros Guide

The Greek island of Leros is one of the Dodecanese islands that are located in the Aegean Sea, and is around 200 km from the port of Piraeus. Leros is close to the neighbouring islands of Patmos, Lipsi, Kalymnos, Agia Kyriaki and Farmakos. The small island, measuring around 74 sq. km, has a population of just under 8,000 residents, which doubles during the summer in order to cater for visiting tourists. The beaches of Partheni and Blefouti in the north of the island are popular with tourists, as are the beaches of Gourna, Kokali and Ayia Isidoros on the west side of the island and the large bay of Alinda in the central eastern part of the island. The bay of Alinda is also home to Pangias and Crithoni beaches. The picturesque port of Agia Marina lies to the south east of the bay of Alinda, which is around a 10 minute walk to Platanos, the heart of the island.

The journey time from Piraeus to the island by ferry is around 11 hours. Leros also has also daily connections by conventional ferry and hydrofoil to most of the Greek islands of Dodecanese like Patmos, Lipsi, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros. There are also weekly connection to some of the islands of the Cyclades like Syros and Amorgos.


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.


Leros to Symi Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:35 07:15 5 hours 40 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 04:05 08:40 4 hours 35 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 07:50 12:45 4 hours 55 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:05 17:10 3 hours 5 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:45 17:35 2 hours 50 minutes Fri, Sat

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