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Ferry from Syros to Athens (Rafina)

On average there are 6 weekly sailings between Syros to Athens (Rafina). This ferry route is operated by SeaJets. Syros Athens (Rafina) ferries cost between £102 and £292, 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 Athens (Rafina) ferries.

Syros Athens (Rafina) Ferry Times

The Syros Athens (Rafina) ferry typically departs from Syros at around 09:10.

How long is the ferry from Syros to Athens (Rafina)?

Syros Athens (Rafina) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 4h 25m. The fastest sailings are approximately 4h 25m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Syros Athens (Rafina) Ferry Prices

Syros Athens (Rafina) ferry prices typically range between £102* and £292*. The average price is typically £203*. The cheapest Syros Athens (Rafina) ferry prices start from £100*. The average price for a foot passenger is £195*. The average price for a car is £294*.

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 Athens (Rafina)?

The distance between Syros to Athens (Rafina) is approximately 74.0 miles (119.1km) or 64.3 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Syros Athens (Rafina) ferry?

Yes, SeaJets allow cars on board ferries between Syros and Athens (Rafina). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Syros and Athens (Rafina).

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Syros to Athens (Rafina)?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with SeaJets between Syros and Athens (Rafina).

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Syros to Athens (Rafina)?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Syros to Athens (Rafina) with 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 - Athens (Rafina) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators SeaJets
Average Price £203*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 4h 25m
First Ferry 09:10
Distance 64 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 Rafina?

The ferry crossing time from Syros to Rafina is approximately 4h 25m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Syros to Rafina?

There is 1 ferry operator for Syros to Rafina and this is
  • SeaJets

How can I book ferry tickets from Syros to Rafina?

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

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.


Athens (Rafina) Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of mainland Greece, on the shores of the Aegean Sea. The town is close to the town's of Artemida and Nea Makri and also to the Greek capital, Athens, which is around 25 km to the west. because of its proximity to Athens Rafina is popular with many Athenians who visit to enjoy the town's many fish restaurants that can be found lining the harbour. It is not uncommon to see the day's catch lying on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

In ancient times Rafina was named Arafinidon Alon but its history dates back to prehistoric times, but more specifically to pre-Hellenic times. In Askitario, to the south of Rafina, archaeologists have found a unique vase with a dog painted on it which has been dated back to 2,800 BC. Another significant find was near the town's port where a bronze foundry was discovered and is thought to be one of the oldest in Europe, and dates back to 1800 BC.

After the Port of Piraeus, Rafina's port is the second largest in Attica. Ferry services operating from the port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to the Cyclades islands.


Syros to Rafina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 09:10 13:25 4 hours 15 minutes Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
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