Leros
Symi
Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Leros Symi Ferry

The Leros 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 2 hours 50 minutes while the Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 3 times per week with a duration from 4 hours 35 minutes.

So that’s a combined 9 sailings on offer per week on the Leros 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 Leros to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Leros to Symi is approximately 3h 42m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Leros to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Leros to Symi is approximately 68 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Leros to Symi can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Leros to Symi?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Leros to Symi?

Ferries from Leros 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 Leros to Symi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries 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 the following operators
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Leros 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 Leros?

Leros to Symi is approximately 65 nautical miles distance apart.

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

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:35 07:15 5 hours 40 minutes Thu
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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