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Symi Karpathos Ferry

Typically ferries from Symi (Simi) to Karpathos sail 1 times a week. The Symi (Simi) to Karpathos ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Symi (Simi) Karpathos Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Symi (Simi) Karpathos Ferry Times

Symi (Simi) Karpathos ferries typically depart from Symi (Simi) at around 05:40. The average sailing time of the ferry from Karpathos to Symi (Simi) is approximately 5h 30m.

Symi (Simi) to Karpathos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Symi (Simi) to Karpathos typically range between $69* and $118*. On average the Symi (Simi) Karpathos ferry is $99*. The cheapest Symi (Simi) Karpathos ferry prices start from $52*. The average price for a foot passenger is $97*. The average price for a Swinoujscie Ystad car ferry is $392*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Karpathos from Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Symi (Simi) and Karpathos is approximately 80.3 miles (129.2km), or 69.8 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

Symi (Simi) Karpathos Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Blue Star Ferries - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Symi (Simi) - Karpathos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$114*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 5h 30m
First Ferry 05:40
Distance 69 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Symi to Karpathos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Symi to Karpathos is approximately 5h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

Which ferry companies operate between Symi to Karpathos?

There is 1 ferry operator for Symi to Karpathos and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Symi to Karpathos?

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

Symi Guide

The Greek island of Symi is one of the Dodecanese Islands and is located around 40 km to the north west of the island of Rhodes and 420 km from the Port of Piraeus. Symi's closest neighbours are the Datca and Bozburun peninsulars of Mugla Province in Turkey. The island's terrain is mainly mountainous and its coastline is made up of either beaches and secluded coves, or rocky cliffs. Located on the north east coast of the island is its main town, also called Symi. The lower town is the area around the harbour, called Yialos, and the upper town is called Horio or Ano Symi. There isn't a great deal to see or do on the island, and this is perhaps where its charm is. Apart from lazing on the beach or swimming in its crystal clear waters the Monastery of the Archangel Panormitis, which is an early 18th century Greek Orthodox monastery built on the coast in the south west of the country, is worth visiting. Overlooking Ano Symi is the Kastro which was built by the Knights of St. John as an expansion of a Byzantine castle on the same site. Quite a bit of the structure remains and there are also signs of an ancient citadel on which two later castles were built.

Karpathos Guide

The Greek island of Karpathos lies in the Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island sits between the neighbouring islands of Crete and Rhodes and is widely regarded as being one of the most spectacular of all the Greek islands. Unlike many of its neighbours, and probably as a result of its relatively remote location, Karpathos only began to develop in the last couple of decades. However, the development that has taken place is largely restricted to the southern parts of the island. The northern and central parts of the island have retained their authenticity and are largely unspoilt, with pretty little villages that seem miles away from tourism. Perhaps the island's most famous features are its beaches with golden sand and crystal clear waters. The island is popular with families and also with hikers who like to explore the many trekking paths that criss cross the island.

Ferries from Karpathos depart to the ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Milos, Anafi, Sitia, Santorini, Chalki and Kasos.

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