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Ferry from Syros to Santorini (Thira)

Depending on the season their are usually 2 daily and 16 weekly sailings between Syros and Santorini (Thira). 4 ferry operators sail between Syros to Santorini (Thira), these include Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Minoan Lines & SeaJets. Syros Santorini (Thira) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Syros to Santorini (Thira) Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Syros to Santorini (Thira) typically departs Syros at about 09:10. The average sailing time of a Syros Santorini (Thira) ferry is approximately 3h 22m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 30m.

Syros Santorini (Thira) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Syros Santorini (Thira) ferries typically range between €56* and €221*. The average price is around €130*. The cheapest ferry prices from Syros to Santorini (Thira) start from €38*. The average price for a foot passenger is €122*. The average price for a car ferry is €640*.

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

What is the distance between Syros and Santorini (Thira)?

The distance between Syros to Santorini (Thira) is approximately 74.1 miles (119.2km), or 64.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Syros Santorini (Thira) car ferry?

Yes, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Minoan Lines, SeaJets offer a car ferry from Syros to Santorini (Thira). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Syros and Santorini (Thira).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Syros Santorini (Thira) ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Syros to Santorini (Thira) with Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Minoan Lines, SeaJets.

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Syros - Santorini (Thira) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 4
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price 166 €*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 16
Average Sailing Duration 3h 22m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 30m
First Ferry 09:10
Last Ferry 21:30
Distance 64 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 Thira?

The approximate duration for ferries from Syros to Thira is 4h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Syros to Thira?

Syros to Thira is approximately 190 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Syros to Thira?

4 popular ferry companies travel from Syros to Thira. These ferry companies are
  • SeaJets
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Minoan Lines
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Syros to Thira?

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

How far is Thira from Syros?

Syros to Thira is approximately 64 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.


Santorini (Thira) Guide

The Greek island of Santorini is one of the Cyclades group of islands that lies in the south Aegean Sea. The island has very much been shaped by its volcanic past which has created a rather unusual landscape in places. A popular site on the island is the water filled 'Caldera' crater and is surrounded by a wall of colourful cliffs which are packed full of charming houses. The island is also known for its lovely beaches, its busy port, its archaeological finds and the wonderful sunsets which are best viewed from the village of Oia, on the island's northernmost tip.

The island's beaches are distinctive in that they are mainly made up of dark volcanic sands, which can get very hot during the summer, and therefore a sun lounger or towel are an essential piece of kit. The best beaches tend to be located around the eastern coastline and always popular is the stretch found at Perissa. However, a little to the south is Perivolos Beach which is also lovely as is Red Beach which is close to ancient Akrotiri, where the red cliffs are hard to miss.


Syros to Thira Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 09:25 12:15 2 hours 50 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun

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