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Lipsi to Symi (Simi) Ferry

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

Lipsi Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

Lipsi Symi (Simi) ferries typically depart from Lipsi at around 00:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Symi (Simi) to Lipsi is approximately 4h 33m.

Lipsi to Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Lipsi to Symi (Simi) typically range between $60* and $138*. On average the Lipsi Symi (Simi) ferry is $118*. The cheapest Lipsi Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from $62*. The average price for a foot passenger is $118*.

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 Lipsi?

The distance between Lipsi and Symi (Simi) is approximately 85.3 miles (137.3km), or 74.1 nautical miles.

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

No, currently there is no car ferry from Lipsi to Symi (Simi).

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

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

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Lipsi - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price A$116*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 4h 33m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 15m
First Ferry 00:30
Last Ferry 23:45
Distance 74 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 Lipsi to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Lipsi to Symi is approximately 5h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Lipsi to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Lipsi to Symi is approximately 72 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Lipsi to Symi?

Lipsi 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 Lipsi to Symi?

Ferries from Lipsi 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 Lipsi to Symi?

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

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Lipsi to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Lipsi 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 Lipsi?

The distance between Lipsi to Symi is approximately 74 nautical miles.

Lipsi Guide

The Greek island of Lipsi, also sometimes called Leipsoi, is part of the Dodecanese group of islands. It is located close to the island of Patmos and the island of Leros, and lies to the south of the island of Samos and to the north of the island of Leros. The island can trace its history back to prehistoric times, however, the more modern settlements of the island were founded by a Cretan called Ilias in 1669. The island has a large area that extends to around 16 sq. km, with a coastline of 35 km and around 700 inhabitants, and was officially united with Greece in 1948.

There are a number of things to see and do on the island including the lovely church of Aghios Ioannis, Theologos which is located next to the square of the Town Hall and the Museum. Located within the church there is an icon of Panaghia the Mavri (the Black Madonna) which dates back to 1500. Also on the island is the Ecclesiastical Folklore Museum which contains some ecclesiastical relics and a small archaeological collection. Situated around 1.5 km from Lipsi Town is the Panaghia of Horos which is the only icon in Greece where the Virgin Mary is depicted holding a crucified Jesus in her arms, instead of the infant Jesus which is usually depicted. Both the monastery and the icon date back to around 1600.

Lipsi is well serviced with ferries passing between Patmos and Leros and on the main route for ferries from Piraeus.


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.


Lipsi to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/5/2024 and 2/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 00:30 07:15 6 hours 45 minutes Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 12:45 17:10 4 hours 25 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 13:35 17:10 3 hours 35 minutes Tue
Dodekanisos Seaways 14:20 17:35 3 hours 15 minutes Fri, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 23:45 07:30 7 hours 45 minutes Fri

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