Symi
Leros
Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Symi Leros Ferry

The Symi Leros 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 55 minutes while the Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 3 times per week with a duration from 4 hours 15 minutes.

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

The typical crossing time for ferries from Symi to Leros is approximately 3h 35m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Symi to Leros?

The average price of a ferry from Symi to Leros is approximately 56 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Symi to Leros can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Symi to Leros?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Symi to Leros?

Ferries from Symi to Leros 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 Symi to Leros?

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

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

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

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

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 Leros from Symi?

Symi to Leros is approximately 65 nautical miles distance apart.

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.


Leros Guide

Leros is a Greek island and is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies between the islands of Patmos and Kalymnos. Legend has it that Leros is where the goddess Artemis would go hunt as it was home to a large population of deer. The island's long history can easily be observed in the many ancient monuments that are spread around the island. Popular attractions include the Medieval Castle and the island's interesting museums. The most visited places on the island are Alinda and Agia Marina but for the more adventurous, a drive around the island will not disappoint as there are a number of lovely beaches with crystal clear waters waiting to be discovered. The island is also popular with scuba divers who visit to explore the many ancient shipwrecks that lie on the seabed around the island.

From the island's port there are daily ferry connections to the port of Piraeus and by conventional ferry and hydrofoil to most of the Greek islands of the 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 to Leros Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:55 11:50 2 hours 55 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:55 12:00 3 hours 5 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 09:00 12:10 3 hours 10 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 23:10 5 hours 40 minutes Thu

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