Symi
Nisyros
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Ferry from Symi (Simi) to Nisyros

The Symi (Simi) Nisyros ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Symi (Simi) Nisyros Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Symi (Simi) to Nisyros Ferry Times

Ferries from Symi (Simi) to Nisyros typically depart from Symi (Simi) at around 17:20. The average sailing time of a Nisyros Symi (Simi) ferry is approximately 2h 41m.

Symi (Simi) Nisyros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Symi (Simi) Nisyros ferries typically range between €9* and €27*. The average price is around €18*. The cheapest ferry prices from Symi (Simi) to Nisyros start from €10*. The average price for a foot passenger is €18*. The average price for a car ferry is €32*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

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

The distance between Symi (Simi) to Nisyros is approximately 48.7 miles (78.3km), or 42.3 nautical miles.

Is there a Symi (Simi) Nisyros car ferry?

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

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

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

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Symi (Simi) - Nisyros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 23 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 2h 41m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 25m
First Ferry 17:20
Last Ferry 19:40
Distance 42 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Symi to Nisyros?

The approximate duration for ferries from Symi to Nisyros is 2h 35m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

Which ferry companies operate between Symi to Nisyros?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Symi to Nisyros?

Book Symi to Nisyros 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 Symi to Nisyros?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Symi to Nisyros with
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Symi to Nisyros with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

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
  • Blue Star Ferries

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.


Nisyros Guide

The Greek island of Nisyros is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, between the island of Kos and the island of Tilos. Nisyros is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the region and is largely untouched by tourism. The island, which has a coastline of around 28 km, was created, according to mythology, during the war between Gods and Giants where Poseidon chased the Giant Polyvotis down to Kos, cut a part of it and threw it to his enemy, sinking him forever in to the bottom of the Aegean Sea. This rock is Nisyros and the volcano's eruptions are said to be the angry breathing of the defeated Giant.

The island's capital, and home to the island's port, is Mandraki and is one of the largest villages on Nisyros. Mandraki is characterised by charming cobblestoned streets and squares and typical Greek whitewashed two storeyed houses complete with wooden balconies. The nightlife is not very intense but you will surely have a good time in the village where there are little tavernas and some bars to enjoy.

It can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Kos and Rhodes.


Symi to Nisyros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 19:40 22:30 2 hours 50 minutes Sat

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