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Leros Symi Ferries

There are around 5 weekly ferry sailings from Leros to Symi (Simi). 2 ferry operators sail between Leros to Symi (Simi), these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Leros to Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

Ferries from Leros to Symi (Simi) typically depart from Leros at around 00:30. The average sailing time of a Symi (Simi) Leros ferry is approximately 3h 39m.

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Leros Symi (Simi) ferries typically range between €19* and €107*. The average price is around €65*. The cheapest ferry prices from Leros to Symi (Simi) start from €20*. The average price for a foot passenger is €65*. The average price for a car ferry is €294*.

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 Leros and Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Leros to Symi (Simi) is approximately 74.6 miles (120.0km), or 64.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Leros Symi (Simi) car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Leros and Symi (Simi)

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

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

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Blue Star Ferries - 2 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Dodekanisos Seaways - 3 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Leros - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 91 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 3h 41m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 50m
First Ferry 00:30
Last Ferry 14:45
Distance 64 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 Leros to Symi?

The approximate duration for ferries from Leros to Symi is 3h 42m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Leros to Symi?

Leros to Symi is approximately 108 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Leros to Symi?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Leros to Symi. These ferry companies are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Leros to Symi?

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

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

Yes, foot passengers are allowed 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 car 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 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 pets on their ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Leros?

Leros to Symi is approximately 64 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 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


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
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:45 17:35 2 hours 50 minutes Sat, Sun

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