Kos
Symi
Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Kos 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 6 times per week with a sailing duration of around 1 hour 20 minutes while the Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 4 times per week with a duration from 2 hours 20 minutes.

So that’s a combined 10 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.

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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Kos to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kos to Symi is approximately 1h 50m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Kos to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Kos to Symi is approximately 55 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kos to Symi can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kos to Symi?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Kos to Symi. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Kos to Symi?

Ferries from Kos to Symi are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kos to Symi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Kos to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kos to Symi with the following operators
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Kos?

Kos to Symi is approximately 36 nautical miles distance apart.

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

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.


Kos to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-05-20 and 2024-05-26


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 00:20 04:40 4 hours 20 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 03:00 07:30 4 hours 30 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 04:40 07:15 2 hours 35 minutes Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:40 17:10 1 hour 30 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:45 17:10 1 hour 25 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 16:15 17:35 1 hour 20 minutes Fri, Sat

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