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Rhodes Symi Ferries

Ferries from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) typically sail 7 times daily and up to 48 times weekly. 5 ferry operators sail between Rhodes to Symi (Simi), these include Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, Sea Dreams & Sebeco Lines. Rhodes Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Rhodes to Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) typically departs Rhodes at about 04:00. The average sailing time of a Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferry is approximately 1h 12m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 50m.

Rhodes Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferries typically range between €19* and €94*. The average price is around €53*. The cheapest ferry prices from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) start from €7*. The average price for a foot passenger is €53*. The average price for a car ferry is €95*.

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 Rhodes and Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Rhodes to Symi (Simi) is approximately 29.2 miles (47.0km), or 25.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Rhodes Symi (Simi) car ferry?

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

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) with Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, Sea Dreams, Sebeco Lines.

Rhodes Symi (Simi) Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Dodekanisos Seaways - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Sea Dreams - 13 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Blue Star Ferries - 3 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Sebeco Lines - 25 weekly sailings, 3 daily sailings

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Rhodes - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, Sea Dreams & Sebeco Lines
Average Price 69 €*
Average Daily Sailings 7
Average Weekly Sailings 46
Average Sailing Duration 1h 12m
Fastest Sailing Duration 50m
First Ferry 04:00
Last Ferry 18:15
Distance 25 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 Rhodes to Symi?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Rhodes to Symi is 1h 06m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Symi?

    Rhodes to Symi is approximately 66 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Symi?

    5 popular ferry companies travel from Rhodes to Symi. These ferry companies are
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Sea Dreams
    • Anes Ferries
    • Sebeco Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Symi?

    Book Rhodes 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 Rhodes to Symi?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Rhodes to Symi with
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Sea Dreams
    • Anes Ferries
    • Sebeco Lines
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Rhodes to Symi?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Rhodes to Symi with the following operators
    • Dodekanisos Seaways
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anes Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Rhodes 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
    • Anes Ferries
  • How far is Symi from Rhodes?

    Rhodes to Symi is approximately 25 nautical miles distance apart.

Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, to the north east of the island of Crete and south east of Athens. The island is also a short distance off the coast of Turkey. Rhodes Town is the island's capital and main town and its Old Town is a rich tapestry made up of different civilisations and cultures. The city's medieval walls, its fortress like buildings, the gates, bastions, narrow alleys, old houses, fountains and busy squares combine to make all visitors feel as though they have stepped back thousands of years. Outside of Rhodes Town the island has a number of small villages and beach resorts that are popular with tourists. The main ones are Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti, Pefkos, Archangelos, Haraki, Koskinou, Afantou, Paradisi, Trianta and Embona.

From the island's port, ferry services depart to Piraeus by both conventional and high speed ferry. The island is also connected to the rest of the Dodecanese Islands, the Cyclades Islands and to Crete during the summer months.


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.


Rhodes to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/02/2024 and 03/03/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:00 08:50 50 minutes Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 16:00 16:10 10 minutes Tue, Thu
Blue Star Ferries 18:15 18:25 10 minutes Sat

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