Syros
Ios
Ferry to Cyclades Islands
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Ferry from Syros to Ios

There are usually 1 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Syros and Ios. 4 operators sail this route Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, SAOS Ferries & SeaJets and runs throughout the year. Syros Ios ferries cost between £65 and £339, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Syros Ios ferries.

Syros Ios Ferry Times

The earliest Syros Ios ferry sailings typically depart Syros at around 09:10. The last ferry usually departs at 21:30.

How long is the ferry from Syros to Ios?

Syros Ios Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 2h 36m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 50m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Syros Ios Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 11 weekly ferry sailings from Syros to Ios. These sailings are provided by Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, SAOS Ferries & SeaJets. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Syros Ios Ferry Prices

Syros Ios ferry prices typically range between £65* and £339*. The average price is typically £179*. The cheapest Syros Ios ferry prices start from £27*. The average price for a foot passenger is £179*.

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

How far is it from Syros to Ios?

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

Can I travel by car on the Syros Ios ferry?

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

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

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

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Syros to Ios 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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Syros - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 4
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, SAOS Ferries & SeaJets
Average Price £179*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 2h 36m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 09:10
Last Ferry 21:30
Distance 43 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 Syros to Ios?

The ferry crossing time from Syros to Ios is approximately 3h. 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 Syros to Ios?

Syros to Ios ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Syros to Ios is £97. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Syros to Ios?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Syros to Ios?

Book ferries from Syros to Ios 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 Syros to Ios?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Syros to Ios with
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Syros to Ios?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Syros to Ios with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Syros to Ios?

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
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Ios from Syros?

The distance between Syros to Ios is approximately 43 nautical Miles.

Syros Guide

The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, around 145 km to the south east of Athens, the Greek capital. The island's history dates back to around the 3rd millennium BC, to the reign of Halandriani and Kastri. Artefacts excavated on the island show that there must have been a metalwork laboratory on the island which it is thought had a commercial relationship with Asia Minor. During the 6th century BC, the island was occupied by the Samians, when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. The important physician and philosopher, Pherecydis was born on the island during this period and later went to Samos and became Pythagoras' teacher.

In addition to the island's beauty, Syros has a thriving cultural scene and a love of the arts. Tourists should take the time to visit the island's museums and galleries in addition to strolling through pretty village streets or lazing on the beach.

From the island's port there are ferry services to Rafina and Piraeus by both conventional or high speed ferry. Syros is also connected to all of the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, Crete, Thessaloniki and Skiathos.


Ios Guide

The Greek island of Ios is part of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Santorini and Naxos. The island has a popular night economy, lovely beaches and a number of historical monuments which are popular with visitors. The island has been popular with tourists from around the world for many years and is definitely one of the most popular of the Cyclades islands. Chora is a typical Greek village on the island with traditional whitewashed buildings, winding streets and many colourful flowers. However, at night the sleepy village comes alive with many places to socialise.

Around the island there are many beaches with soft white sand just waiting to be explored, all of which are blessed with crystal clear waters. Perhaps the island's most popular beach is Mylopotas which is lined with bars, restaurants and places to hire water sport related equipment, and is over 1 km long. However, if you require a more secluded beach experience then Valmas or Kolitsani beaches are a good choice.


Syros to Ios Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 22/07/2024 and 28/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SAOS Ferries 06:30 13:10 6 hours 40 minutes Wed, Sun
SeaJets 09:10 11:00 1 hour 50 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
SeaJets 09:10 11:10 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Cyclades Fast Ferries 11:50 14:45 2 hours 55 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat
SeaJets 12:05 14:35 2 hours 30 minutes Wed, Sat
Hellenic Seaways 13:30 18:25 4 hours 55 minutes Sat
SeaJets 18:30 21:25 2 hours 55 minutes Mon, Fri
Hellenic Seaways 21:30 01:45 4 hours 15 minutes Wed

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