Kalymnos
Symi
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Ferry from Kalymnos to Symi (Simi)

Typically 1 daily ferry sailing run between Kalymnos to Symi (Simi). 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Kalymnos Symi (Simi) ferries.

Ferry times from Kalymnos to Symi (Simi)

Kalymnos Symi (Simi) ferry sailings typically depart from Kalymnos at around 01:20. The average sailing time is approximately 2h 45m.

Ferry prices from Kalymnos to Symi (Simi)

Kalymnos Symi (Simi) ferry prices typically range between $33* and $130*. The average price is typically $77*. The cheapest Kalymnos Symi (Simi) ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $77*. The average price for a car is $94*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Kalymnos to Symi (Simi)?

The distance between Kalymnos to Symi (Simi) is approximately 62.6 miles (100.7km) or 54.4 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Kalymnos Symi (Simi) ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways allow cars on board for ferries between Kalymnos and Symi (Simi). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Kalymnos and Symi (Simi).

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Kalymnos to Symi (Simi)?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways between Kalymnos and Symi (Simi).

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Kalymnos - Symi (Simi) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price $77*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 2h 45m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 01:20
Last Ferry 23:05
Distance 54 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 Kalymnos to Symi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kalymnos to Symi is approximately 3h. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Kalymnos to Symi?

The average price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Symi is approximately $78. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kalymnos to Symi can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kalymnos to Symi?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Kalymnos to Symi. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Kalymnos to Symi?

Ferries from Kalymnos to Symi are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Kalymnos to Symi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Kalymnos to Symi with
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kalymnos to Symi with the following operators
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Symi from Kalymnos?

Kalymnos to Symi is approximately 54 nautical miles distance apart.

Kalymnos Guide

Forming part of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Kalymnos lies in the south east Aegean Sea, to the west of the Bodrum Peninsular between the Greek islands of Kos and Leros. Kos is around 12 km to the south of Kalymnos and Leros is around 2 km to the north. After the islands of Kos and Rhodes, Kalymnos is the third most populous island in the Dodecanese and is known for its affluent population.

The island's terrain is characterised by many mountains and a coastline littered with sheltered coves which make it the perfect destination for a sailing holiday. The island has also been referred to as the "Sponge divers island" because sponge diving has taken place in the islands crystal clear waters for many years. The trade in sponges has brought a significant amount of wealth to the island and has made it famous throughout the Mediterranean.

The island's capital is called Pothia and is also home to the island's port. It is a colourful town that is spread out over the foot and slopes of two hills and the valley between them. There are regular ferry services to Piraeus, Rhodes, Samos and to the other islands in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades.


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.


Kalymnos to Symi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 5/20/2024 and 5/26/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:40 07:30 5 hours 50 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 03:15 07:15 4 hours Thu
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:00 17:10 2 hours 10 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun
Dodekanisos Seaways 15:35 17:35 2 hours Fri, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 23:05 04:40 5 hours 35 minutes Mon

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