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Rhodes to Symi (Simi) Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 9 daily and 63 weekly sailings between Rhodes and Symi (Simi). 6 ferry operators provide ferries from Rhodes to Symi (Simi), Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, SAOS Ferries, Sea Dreams & Sebeco Lines. Rhodes Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Rhodes Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

The earliest Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferry typically departs Rhodes at about 08:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) is approximately 1h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 20m.

Rhodes to Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) typically range between $27* and $194*. On average the Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferry is $107*. The cheapest Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from $10*. The average price for a foot passenger is $105*. The average price for a Rhodes Symi (Simi) car ferry is $187*.

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 Rhodes?

The distance between Rhodes and Symi (Simi) is approximately 28.8 miles (46.4km), or 25.1 nautical miles.

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

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

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

Yes, Rhodes Symi (Simi) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Rhodes to Symi (Simi) with Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, SAOS Ferries, Sea Dreams, Sebeco Lines.

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Rhodes - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 6
Operators Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways, SAOS Ferries, Sea Dreams & Sebeco Lines
Average Price A$106*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 63
Average Sailing Duration 1h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 20m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 25 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 Rhodes to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Rhodes to Symi is approximately 1h 06m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Rhodes to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Rhodes to Symi is approximately 60 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Symi?

Rhodes to Symi is operated by 5 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Sea Dreams
  • Anes Ferries
  • Sebeco Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Rhodes to Symi?

Ferries from Rhodes 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 Rhodes to Symi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Rhodes to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Sea Dreams
  • Sebeco Lines

How far is Symi from Rhodes?

The distance between Rhodes to Symi is approximately 25 nautical miles.

Rhodes Guide

The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, to the north east of the island of Crete and south east of Athens. The island is also a short distance off the coast of Turkey. Rhodes Town is the island's capital and main town and its Old Town is a rich tapestry made up of different civilisations and cultures. The city's medieval walls, its fortress like buildings, the gates, bastions, narrow alleys, old houses, fountains and busy squares combine to make all visitors feel as though they have stepped back thousands of years. Outside of Rhodes Town the island has a number of small villages and beach resorts that are popular with tourists. The main ones are Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti, Pefkos, Archangelos, Haraki, Koskinou, Afantou, Paradisi, Trianta and Embona.

From the island's port, ferry services depart to Piraeus by both conventional and high speed ferry. The island is also connected to the rest of the Dodecanese Islands, the Cyclades Islands and to Crete during the summer months.


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.


Rhodes to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:00 08:50 50 minutes Fri, Sat
Dodekanisos Seaways 08:00 08:55 55 minutes Mon, Sun
SAOS Ferries 08:45 10:30 1 hour 45 minutes Tue, Fri
Sea Dreams 09:00 10:05 1 hour 5 minutes Everyday
Sebeco Lines 09:00 10:20 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday
Dodekanisos Seaways 09:00 10:35 1 hour 35 minutes Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
Sebeco Lines 10:30 11:50 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday
Sea Dreams 12:00 13:05 1 hour 5 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun
Sebeco Lines 12:20 13:40 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday
Blue Star Ferries 16:00 17:10 1 hour 10 minutes Tue
Sebeco Lines 16:00 17:20 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday
Blue Star Ferries 16:01 17:00 59 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 16:01 17:10 1 hour 9 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 17:00 18:00 1 hour Wed
Sea Dreams 17:00 18:05 1 hour 5 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 17:10 18:45 1 hour 35 minutes Fri
Dodekanisos Seaways 17:45 19:20 1 hour 35 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
Sebeco Lines 18:00 19:20 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday

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