Syros to the Dodecanese Islands Ferry
There are currently 5 ferry routes connecting Syros and the Dodecanese Islands, with services from Syros to Astypalea, Kos, Leros, Patmos and Rhodes. On average, there are a combined number of 2 crossings each day between Syros and the Dodecanese Islands, which are operated by Blue Star Ferries. The shortest crossing is to Patmos and takes around 3 hours 25 minutes, while the longest crossing is to Rhodes and takes approximately 11 hours.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Syros and the Dodecanese Islands. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Syros is one of the Greek Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Syros has much to offer the visitor, from sandy beaches to stunning architecture. Syros is one of the lesser-known Cyclades islands, and offers visitors an experience of typical Cycladic culture and tradition. 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.
About the Dodecanese Islands
The twelve islands in the Dodecanese chain, including the islands of Kos, Rhodes, Symi, Kalymnos and Kaparthos, each have a different distinctive and are well worth a visit.