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Symi Nisyros Ferry

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

Symi (Simi) Nisyros Ferry Times

Symi (Simi) Nisyros ferries typically depart from Symi (Simi) at around 17:20. The average sailing time of the ferry from Nisyros to Symi (Simi) is approximately 2h 36m.

Symi (Simi) to Nisyros Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Symi (Simi) to Nisyros typically range between $33* and $61*. On average the Symi (Simi) Nisyros ferry is $42*. The cheapest Symi (Simi) Nisyros ferry prices start from $23*. The average price for a foot passenger is $42*. The average price for a Symi (Simi) Kos car ferry is $175*.

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 Nisyros from Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Symi (Simi) and Nisyros is approximately 46.0 miles (74.1km), or 40.0 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

Symi (Simi) Nisyros Ferry Operator Schedules

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

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Symi (Simi) - Nisyros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$50*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 2h 39m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 35m
First Ferry 17:20
Last Ferry 19:40
Distance 40 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 Nisyros?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Symi to Nisyros is approximately 2h 35m. 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 Nisyros?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Symi to Nisyros and this is
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Symi to Nisyros?

    Ferries from Symi to Nisyros 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 [Portfrom] to Nisyros?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Symi to Nisyros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Symi to Nisyros?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Symi to Nisyros with
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Symi to Nisyros?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Symi to Nisyros. 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
    • Blue Star Ferries

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.

Nisyros Guide

The Greek island of Nisyros is one of the Dodecanese group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea, between the island of Kos and the island of Tilos. Nisyros is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the region and is largely untouched by tourism. The island, which has a coastline of around 28 km, was created, according to mythology, during the war between Gods and Giants where Poseidon chased the Giant Polyvotis down to Kos, cut a part of it and threw it to his enemy, sinking him forever in to the bottom of the Aegean Sea. This rock is Nisyros and the volcano's eruptions are said to be the angry breathing of the defeated Giant.

The island's capital, and home to the island's port, is Mandraki and is one of the largest villages on Nisyros. Mandraki is characterised by charming cobblestoned streets and squares and typical Greek whitewashed two storeyed houses complete with wooden balconies. The nightlife is not very intense but you will surely have a good time in the village where there are little tavernas and some bars to enjoy.

It can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Kos and Rhodes.

Symi to Nisyros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/12/2023 and 10/12/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 21:20 3 hours 50 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 19:40 23:30 3 hours 50 minutes Sat

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