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Ferry from Syros to Ios

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Syros and Ios. 3 ferry operators sail between Syros to Ios, these include Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets. Syros Ios Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Syros to Ios Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Syros to Ios typically departs Syros at about 09:10. The average sailing time of a Syros Ios ferry is approximately 2h 28m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 50m.

Syros Ios Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Syros Ios ferries typically range between €56* and €120*. The average price is around €97*. The cheapest ferry prices from Syros to Ios start from €23*. The average price for a foot passenger is €97*.

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

What is the distance between Syros and Ios?

The distance between Syros to Ios is approximately 50.4 miles (81.1km), or 43.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Syros Ios car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Syros and Ios

Are foot passengers allowed on the Syros Ios ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Syros to Ios with Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets.

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Syros - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets
Average Price 123 €*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 2h 28m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 09:10
Last Ferry 21:30
Distance 43 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 Syros to Ios?

The approximate duration for ferries from Syros to Ios is 3h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Syros to Ios?

Syros to Ios is approximately 114 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Syros to Ios?

3 popular ferry companies travel from Syros to Ios. These ferry companies are
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Syros to Ios?

Book Syros to Ios 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 Syros to Ios?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Syros to Ios with
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Syros to Ios?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Syros to Ios with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Syros to Ios?

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
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Ios from Syros?

Syros to Ios is approximately 43 nautical miles distance apart.

Syros Guide

The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, around 145 km to the south east of Athens, the Greek capital. The island's history dates back to around the 3rd millennium BC, to the reign of Halandriani and Kastri. Artefacts excavated on the island show that there must have been a metalwork laboratory on the island which it is thought had a commercial relationship with Asia Minor. During the 6th century BC, the island was occupied by the Samians, when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. The important physician and philosopher, Pherecydis was born on the island during this period and later went to Samos and became Pythagoras' teacher.

In addition to the island's beauty, Syros has a thriving cultural scene and a love of the arts. Tourists should take the time to visit the island's museums and galleries in addition to strolling through pretty village streets or lazing on the beach.

From the island's port there are ferry services to Rafina and Piraeus by both conventional or high speed ferry. Syros is also connected to all of the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, Crete, Thessaloniki and Skiathos.

Ios Guide

The Greek island of Ios is part of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Santorini and Naxos. The island has a popular night economy, lovely beaches and a number of historical monuments which are popular with visitors. The island has been popular with tourists from around the world for many years and is definitely one of the most popular of the Cyclades islands. Chora is a typical Greek village on the island with traditional whitewashed buildings, winding streets and many colourful flowers. However, at night the sleepy village comes alive with many places to socialise.

Around the island there are many beaches with soft white sand just waiting to be explored, all of which are blessed with crystal clear waters. Perhaps the island's most popular beach is Mylopotas which is lined with bars, restaurants and places to hire water sport related equipment, and is over 1 km long. However, if you require a more secluded beach experience then Valmas or Kolitsani beaches are a good choice.

Syros to Ios Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 09:10 11:00 1 hour 50 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Cyclades Fast Ferries 11:50 14:45 2 hours 55 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat
Hellenic Seaways 13:30 18:25 4 hours 55 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 21:30 01:45 4 hours 15 minutes Wed

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