Ios
Syros
Ferries to Cyclades Islands
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Ios to Syros Ferry

The Ios Syros ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. SeaJets operate their crossing up to 3 times per week, Hellenic Seaways 1 times per week & the Cyclades Fast Ferries service is available up to 3 times per week.

There are a combined 7 sailings available per week on the Ios Syros crossing between Cyclades Islands and Cyclades Islands and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Most popular questions

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Ios to Syros is 3h 21m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Ios to Syros is approximately 0 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • 3 popular ferry companies travel from Ios to Syros. These ferry companies are
    • SeaJets
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • Book Ios to Syros tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Ios to Syros with
    • SeaJets
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Ios to Syros with the following operators
    • SeaJets
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Ios to Syros is approximately 0 nautical miles distance apart.

Ios Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Ios is located in the Aegean Sea and lies around mid way between the island of Naxos and the island of Santorini. The island's terrain is characterised by hills and cliffs that lead down to the sea on most sides of the island. Located on the north west coast is the island's port which is only a short distance from the village of Chora. The trip between Chora and the port can be made on foot which will take you along a steep donkey path, and takes around 15 minutes. The village is characterised by narrow paths and streets most of which have now been taken over by bars, restaurants, shops and night clubs to cater for tourists.

There are ferries from the island's port to Piraeus and Rafina with a crossing time of between 4 1/2 hours and 8 hours, depending on ferry type, route and destination. During the summer months Ios is also connected by ferry to the other islands of the Cyclades.


Syros Guide

The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is unusual in that the island's architecture is more medieval rather than the more typical Cycladic. The island's capital is Ermoupolis and has some fine examples of Venetian mansions to see. In the Vaporia quarter of the capital visitors will find some lovely large churches and impressive neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. Also popular with visitors are the island's beaches which are well equipped for tourists and have a good range of facilities.

The island can trace its history back to the 3rd millennium BC where signs of inhabitation have been found in the Halandriani and Kastri parts of the island. Artefacts found indicate that there was some kind of metal workshop on the island which possibly had a trading relationship with Asia Minor. The Samians occupied the island in the 6th century BC and is when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. At that time, the important physician and philosopher Pherecydis was born in Syros and some years later he went to Samos and became the teacher of Pythagoras.


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