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Symi
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Tilos to Symi (Simi) Ferry

The Tilos to Symi (Simi) ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Tilos Symi (Simi) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Tilos Symi (Simi) Ferry Times

Tilos Symi (Simi) ferries typically depart from Tilos at around 03:05. The average sailing time of the ferry from Symi (Simi) to Tilos is approximately 1h 29m.

Tilos to Symi (Simi) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Tilos to Symi (Simi) typically range between $24* and $31*. On average the Tilos Symi (Simi) ferry is $26*. The cheapest Tilos Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $26*.

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 Tilos?

The distance between Tilos and Symi (Simi) is approximately 33.9 miles (54.6km), or 29.5 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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Tilos - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$26*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 1h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 03:05
Last Ferry 05:55
Distance 29 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 Tilos to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Tilos to Symi is approximately 1h 25m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Tilos to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Tilos to Symi is approximately 16 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Tilos to Symi?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Tilos to Symi?

Ferries from Tilos 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 Tilos to Symi?

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

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Tilos to Symi with
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Tilos 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
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Tilos?

The distance between Tilos to Symi is approximately 29 nautical miles.

Tilos Guide

The Greek island of Tilos is one of the Dodecanese group of islands in the Aegean Sea and is located halfway between the island of Kos and the island of Rhodes. The island's landscape is characterised by mountains, hills and plains where visitors can see around 400 varieties of herbs and flowers growing. The island also has a number of species of rare birds nesting there including Nightingales, Goldfinches, Bonelli's Eagle, Hawks, Herons and Bee-eaters, to name just a few. The whole island is a vast ecological park and is protected by international treaties.

The island's main town and port is Livadia where visitors will find the remains of a castle, deserted stone houses, Byzantine churches and paved streets. Although Livadia is the largest town, the island's capital is actually Megalo Chorio which is about 2 km from Livadia. A popular attraction on the island is the beautiful abandoned 15th century monastery of Agios Panteleimon which has some interesting icons. Also worth visiting is the Castle of the Knights which is where the Knight of St. John were based during the 15th century.

Ferries from the island's port depart to Piraeus, Rhodes and to other islands in the Dodecanese.


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.


Tilos to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/6/2024 and 23/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 04:50 06:15 1 hour 25 minutes Sat

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