Ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros?
Yes, there are normally year-round ferry crossings to Syros from the port of Lavrio close to Athens. There are usually 2-3 weekly ferries from Lavrio to Syros all year round.
The companies operating on the Lavrio - Syros connection are Seajets and Blue Star Ferries.
What’s the ferry schedule from Lavrio to Syros?
The earliest ferry usually departs from Lavrio at 07:15 and reaches the port of Syros around 12:40. The latest departure to Syros from Lavrio is usually scheduled at 16:30, arriving in Syros around 21:45.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time ferry schedules and ticket prices on Ferryhopper.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros?
Lavrio - Syros ferry tickets usually start at €18. The final ticket cost depends on available discounts and offers, seat selection, as well as vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for ferries to Syros. Take a look at available ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices, and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.
For more info, take a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
When traveling by ferry between Lavrio and Syros, you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. Ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to certain passenger categories, such as:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
- People with disabilities
- Island residents (holders of Unique Islander Number)
Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old usually travel free of charge.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros?
The Lavrio - Syros trip duration ranges from 3 hr 20 min to over 5 hr. Ferry time may vary depending on the ferry company, the vessel and the weather conditions.
Tip: worried that weather conditions might affect your time of departure? You can see any changes and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros?
No, there are no high-speed ferries traveling from Lavrio to Syros. The fastest ferry reaches the island in 3 hr 20 min.
What’s the distance between Athens (Lavrio) and Syros?
The distance between the port of Lavrio and the port of Syros is around 45 nautical miles (approximately 83 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Lavrio to Syros:
- The small port of Lavrio can get busy in the summer, so make sure to get there at least 45 min before boarding.
- The island of Syros stands out for its vibrant capital (Ermoupoli), architecture, gastronomy and beautiful nature. Find out all about the cosmopolitan island on our Syros travel guide.
- Apart from the port of Lavrio, you can also reach Syros by ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens. Find out more about the Piraeus - Syros ferry route.
- For the latest information on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, you can check our relevant post. Note that, for the time being, all restrictions have been lifted.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros?
Ferries to Syros depart from the port of Lavrio near Athens.
The port of Lavrio is located about b from the center of Athens and about 35 km from the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”. The Attica KTEL operates daily bus services to the port of Lavrio starting from Pedion Areos. The trip takes about 2 hr, depending on traffic.
Can I travel on the Lavrio - Syros ferry with a car?
Yes, you can board your vehicle on ferries traveling to Syros from Lavrio, as they have car decks. Car tickets start at around €61, and motorcycle tickets at around €12.
Tip: we recommend booking your tickets well in advance, as car spaces are limited and run out fast.
Note that Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight and that there is normally no check-in procedure for luggage items.
There are no cabins available on ferries traveling to Syros from Lavrio.
Only on Seajets ferries, you can book airplane-type numbered seats, which cost around €30.
On Lavrio - Syros ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Make sure to check the company’s pet policy before your trip.
Make sure to carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Lavrio) to Syros
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