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Leros to Symi (Simi) Ferry

Ferry services run between Leros and Symi (Simi) run once a day. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Leros to Symi (Simi), Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Leros Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

Leros Symi (Simi) ferries typically depart from Leros at around 01:35. The average sailing time of the ferry from Symi (Simi) to Leros is approximately 3h 29m.

Leros to Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Leros to Symi (Simi) typically range between $63* and $291*. On average the Leros Symi (Simi) ferry is $152*. The cheapest Leros Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from $38*. The average price for a foot passenger is $133*. The average price for a Leros Symi (Simi) car ferry is $434*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Symi (Simi) from Leros?

The distance between Leros and Symi (Simi) is approximately 74.8 miles (120.3km), or 65.0 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Leros to Symi (Simi)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Leros to Symi (Simi) provided by Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Leros and Symi (Simi).

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

Yes, Leros Symi (Simi) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Leros to Symi (Simi) with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways.

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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 A$153*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 3h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 01:35
Last Ferry 14:45
Distance 65 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Leros to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Leros to Symi is approximately 3h 42m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Leros to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Leros to Symi is approximately 68 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Leros to Symi?

Leros to Symi is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Leros to Symi?

Ferries from Leros to Symi are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

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

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger 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 vehicle from Leros to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Leros to Symi. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Leros?

The distance between Leros to Symi is approximately 65 nautical miles.

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 8/7/2024 and 14/7/2024


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

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