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Karpathos Symi Ferries

There are around 1 weekly ferry sailings from Karpathos to Symi (Simi). The Karpathos Symi (Simi) ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Karpathos Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Karpathos to Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

Ferries from Karpathos to Symi (Simi) typically depart from Karpathos at around 11:40. The average sailing time of a Symi (Simi) Karpathos ferry is approximately 7h 45m.

Karpathos Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Karpathos Symi (Simi) ferries typically range between €52* and €112*. The average price is around €90*. The cheapest ferry prices from Karpathos to Symi (Simi) start from €27*. The average price for a foot passenger is €71*. The average price for a car ferry is €254*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Karpathos and Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Karpathos to Symi (Simi) is approximately 80.3 miles (129.2km), or 69.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Karpathos Symi (Simi) car ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries offer a car ferry from Karpathos to Symi (Simi). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Karpathos and Symi (Simi).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Karpathos Symi (Simi) ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Karpathos to Symi (Simi) with Blue Star Ferries.

Karpathos Symi (Simi) Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Blue Star Ferries - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Karpathos - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 105 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 7h 45m
First Ferry 11:40
Distance 69 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Karpathos to Symi?

The approximate duration for ferries from Karpathos to Symi is 7h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

Which ferry companies operate between Karpathos to Symi?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Karpathos to Symi and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Karpathos to Symi?

Book Karpathos to Symi tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Karpathos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of the islands, the Greek island of Karpathos lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese islands. Its relatively remote location has meant that the island has managed to retain many of its traditions and customs, traditional dress and dialect which resembles the dialect of the Greek island of Crete and of Cyprus.

The island's north has many rugged mountains but in contrast the south of the island is quite fertile, and visitors can see many wildflowers during the winter and spring. The island's coastal areas are characterised by beautiful beaches which tend to be quiet and are often nestled between the island's cliffs. The island's beaches differ quite markedly from each other which is dependent on the beach's location. The east coast beaches tend to be smaller and gravelly, but tend not to be too windy. The beaches on the south coast tend to have fine white sand as do the beaches on the island's west coast, although these are the most exposed to the Meltemi and are only really available when the wind isn't too strong. Finally, the beaches in the north are difficult to get to and are really only accessible by sea or by jeep.

Ferries from Karpathos depart to the ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Milos, Anafi, Sitia, Santorini, Chalki and Kasos.

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.

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