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Coronavirus ferry travel advice
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Book a ferry to Symi with AFerry. You can use Symi to take ferries around the Dodecanese Islands and also to Turkey. Domestic services in the Dodecanese Islands are available from Symi to Kos, Leros, Nisyros, Patmos and Rhodes while ferries away from the Dodecanese Islands sail to Piraeus.
Symi Ferry Companies
Ferries to and from Symi are operated by Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways. Because 2 ferry companies operate in and out of Symi, comparing can be very useful to help you find the best price at the best time for you. When you search for a ferry to Symi, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select.
Symi ferries with Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Symi will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.
Symi is home to the famous monastery of the Archangel Michael, an 18th century monastery which sits on top of the Panormitis peak.
Symi also hosts the Symi festival, from July until September each year. The Symi festival attracts leading Greek performers of music, dance and theatre and is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Ferries to and from Symi
Dodekanisos Seaways provides airline style seating on their fastcraft catamaran vessels. Each ship has food kiosk selling snacks and drinks.
Dodecanese Flying Dolphins ships provide comfortable seating and panoramic windows, allowing you to enjoy amazing views of the Turkish coastline and the sea.
Symi port facilities
Symi ferry port has a limited range of facilities. However, its close proximity to the centre of Symi town allows passengers easy access to the town's amenities.
Getting to Symi
Symi ferry port is situated in the island's main town which shares the island's name.
01 Aug 2019Travelling to Symi
No problems with this ferry journey. It was on time and was quick. Easy to book the journey on the internet and then we swapped the confirmation for tickets at the port. No issues. It was pretty quick to Symi taking only about 1hour 15 mins and there are different options for where to sit - on deck, on the lower deck, or in the air con compartment.
Review by Rebecca
25 Jun 2019Ferry from Rhodes to Symi
Ferry terminal easy access from Rhodes Old Town, just a short walk. Ferry leaves on time and arrives at your destination on time. Impressed very much with the comfort of both the Fast Cat and the Transporter ferries. Will defiantly be using them again.
Review by LES PILLING
12 Sep 2018Trip to Symi
The ferry was very efficient and departed on time. The only strange thing was that it was unclear that once you got to the port, you thought your email confirmation was your ticket - it wasn't and you then had to exchange your email for a ticket. This was not made clear on the email. Otherwise no complaints.
Review by RICHARD ROBINSON
03 Jul 2018Super blue star
Blue star patios is an amazing ferry with 5 star facilities. Our journey from Rhodes to symi was a real pleasure as was the return journey. Very efficient company.
Review by FRANCES MAUNDER
29 Oct 2017Great timekeeping
We were very pleased with our experience with AFerrys.The booking was so easy,the ships left and arrived exactly on time. We would definitely recommend your company to anyone visiting Greek Islands.
Review by ANTHONY SPOOR