Piraeus to Syros Ferry

The Piraeus Syros ferry route connects Athens with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 4 ferry companies. Minoan Lines operate their crossing up to 2 times per week, Blue Star Ferries 3 times per day, Cyclades Fast Ferries 7 times per week & the SeaJets service is available up to 7 times per week.

There are a combined 37 sailings available per week on the Piraeus Syros crossing between Athens and Cyclades Islands and with 4 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Piraeus - Syros Ferry Operators

  • Minoan Lines
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 45 min
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  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 3 Sailings Daily 3 hr 35 min
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  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 45 min
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  • SeaJets
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 5 min
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Piraeus Syros Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Piraeus Syros route is a car and 2 passengers.

Piraeus Syros Ferry reviews

  • "Piraeus - Syros"

    Direct Ferries were efficient and helpful. Useful cancellation alert and rebooking service. Only issue are no alert for further cancellations and website travel alert tab doesn't have information on cancellations/alternative sailings for Greece. Blue Star Line and Blue Star 1 - Amazingly professional and smart as ever. Only issue, no cancellation/alternative sailings information on their website that I could find.

    'Anonymous' travelled Piraeus Syros with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star 1

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  • "Warning!"

    Lovely ship and journey once we had made it onto the correct boat with the correct ticket, which was a very close thing. Be warned that if you book online and print off a piece of paper with all the correct details that DOES NOT allow you to travel. You must still find the Blue Star office, which is not very obvious to see on the wharf at Piraeus, and obtain a different form of ticket before then finding the correct boat, which is NOT located at either E6 or E7. But definitely worth paying the extra for Business Class!

    'Anonymous' travelled Piraeus Syros with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star Paros

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  • "Another great year of ferrying"

    Thank you all at Direct ferries and Blue Star ferries or another great travel from Piraeus to Syros this July 2018. Easy booking, easy picking up of tickets at the port and boats reliable as usual

    'Gillian' travelled Piraeus Syros with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star Patmos

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  • "Great service"

    Really good service, easy crossings all to schedule and very comfortable on board. Great way to start and end the holiday.

    'Sara' travelled Piraeus Syros with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star Naxos

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Piraeus Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.

Syros Guide

The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is unusual in that the island's architecture is more medieval rather than the more typical Cycladic. The island's capital is Ermoupolis and has some fine examples of Venetian mansions to see. In the Vaporia quarter of the capital visitors will find some lovely large churches and impressive neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. Also popular with visitors are the island's beaches which are well equipped for tourists and have a good range of facilities.

The island can trace its history back to the 3rd millennium BC where signs of inhabitation have been found in the Halandriani and Kastri parts of the island. Artefacts found indicate that there was some kind of metal workshop on the island which possibly had a trading relationship with Asia Minor. The Samians occupied the island in the 6th century BC and is when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. At that time, the important physician and philosopher Pherecydis was born in Syros and some years later he went to Samos and became the teacher of Pythagoras.