Ios to Syros Ferry
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Getting the best price for your Ios to Syros ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Ios to Syros. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Ios to Syros route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Ios to Syros ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Ios to Syros is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Ios island is situated in the Greek Cyclades Islands and is a famous tourist destination, attracting visitors with its golden beaches and the characteristic Aegean architecture. The island is just 18km long and 10km wide with a small population of 1,820 people.
Ios is also well known as one of the top Greek party islands alongside Mykonos, with its wealth of discos and bars in the main town; Chora and the various beaches. Most tourists either stay in the many hotels within the main village of Chora or head to the package beach areas of Theodoti, Kalamos and Manganari.
Ios, however, also caters for people looking for a quieter, more relaxing holiday, with its long stretches of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
The largest town on Syros is Ermoupolis, to the east of the island. Ermoupolis is a popular town, with a harbour that is lined with small cafés, bars and restaurants shaded by palm trees. Ermoupolis is home to the Miaouli square, which is one of the most beautiful squares in Greece. Ermoupolis also has many magnificent churches, including the Agios Nikolaos and Metamorphosis churches. Things to do in Ermoupolis include visiting the Archaeological Museum.
The town of Ano Syros is the island's second town. Ano Syros was built by the Venetians at the beginning of the 13th century and maintains a medieval atmosphere with narrow streets and marble steps.
Syros also has many beautiful beaches; the beaches of Magas Gialos and Galissas are particularly popular.
Ios to Syros Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Ios to Syros? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Ios to Syros take?
The average journey time by ferry between Ios to Syros is 4 hrs 55 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Ios to Syros travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Ios to Syros is 4 hrs 55 min, with Blue Star Ferries.
What time does the ferry from Ios to Syros leave?
The ferry from Ios to Syros leaves at 11:20 with Blue Star Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Ios to Syros?
Ferries travelling from Ios to Syros are operated by Blue Star Ferries.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Syros to Ios.