Symi
Astypalea
Ferry to Dodecanese Islands
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Ferry from Symi (Simi) to Astypalea

This ferry route is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Symi (Simi) Astypalea ferries cost between £27 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 Symi (Simi) Astypalea ferries.

Symi (Simi) Astypalea Ferry Times

The first Symi (Simi) Astypalea ferry typically departs from Symi (Simi) at around 17:30. The last ferry usually departs at 19:15.

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

Symi (Simi) Astypalea Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 8h 28m. The fastest sailings are approximately 8h 15m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Symi (Simi) Astypalea Ferry Operator Schedules

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

Symi (Simi) Astypalea Ferry Prices

Symi (Simi) Astypalea ferry prices typically range between £27* and £54*. The average price is typically £52*. The cheapest Symi (Simi) Astypalea ferry prices start from £27*. The average price for a foot passenger is £52*.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Symi (Simi) to Astypalea 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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Symi (Simi) - Astypalea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price £52*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 8h 28m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 15m
First Ferry 17:30
Last Ferry 19:15
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 Symi to Astypalea?

The ferry crossing time from Symi to Astypalea is approximately 9h 30m. 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 Symi to Astypalea?

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

Which ferry companies operate between Symi to Astypalea?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Symi to Astypalea?

Book ferries from Symi to Astypalea 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 Symi to Astypalea?

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

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

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

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

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 Astypalea from Symi?

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

Symi Guide

The Greek island of Symi is one of the Dodecanese Islands and is located around 40 km to the north west of the island of Rhodes and 420 km from the Port of Piraeus. Symi's closest neighbours are the Datca and Bozburun peninsulars of Mugla Province in Turkey. The island's terrain is mainly mountainous and its coastline is made up of either beaches and secluded coves, or rocky cliffs. Located on the north east coast of the island is its main town, also called Symi. The lower town is the area around the harbour, called Yialos, and the upper town is called Horio or Ano Symi. There isn't a great deal to see or do on the island, and this is perhaps where its charm is. Apart from lazing on the beach or swimming in its crystal clear waters the Monastery of the Archangel Panormitis, which is an early 18th century Greek Orthodox monastery built on the coast in the south west of the country, is worth visiting. Overlooking Ano Symi is the Kastro which was built by the Knights of St. John as an expansion of a Byzantine castle on the same site. Quite a bit of the structure remains and there are also signs of an ancient citadel on which two later castles were built.


Astypalea Guide

The Greek island of Astypalea lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is one of the 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese group of islands. The island, which sits at the point where the Dodecanese meet the Cyclades islands, has a long history and is characterised by typically Greek whitewashed villages and lovely beaches. Astypalaia is also the westernmost island of the Dodecanese and is naturally separated into Mesa Nisi (the inner island, western part) and Exo Nisi (the outer island, eastern part) by a thin strip of land less than 100 m wide.

The island's capital, and home to its port, is Chora and is regarded as one of the most picturesque towns in the Aegean. The town sits atop a rock that protrudes into the sea, forming two bays. Towering above Chora is a castle with the white domes of Evangelistria and Agios Georgios churches visible above its walls. Around the castle lie Chora’s houses with whitewashed walls, blue doors and windows, and wooden balconies.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete.


Symi to Astypalea Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 02:00 8 hours 30 minutes Tue
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