Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Syros run all year round with daily ferry crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Athens (port of Piraeus) Syros Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 2h 53m Price range: 28.00 € - 146.50 €
Syros Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 04:15 Last trip: 21:15 Average duration: 2h 53m Price range: 28.00 € - 146.50 €

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

Usually, there are at least 2 daily ferry crossings from Piraeus to Syros. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are Blue Star Ferries and Seajets. 

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

Yes, you can travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros by ferry at the moment. However, travel guidelines may change. So, make sure to check the latest updates on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece before your trip.

What's the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

There are multiple daily ferry connections from Piraeus to Syros all year round and especially in the summer.

The earliest ferry departs around 07:00, arriving in Syros around 09:00. The latest ferry departure is at 20:00 and reaches Syros just before 22:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

The ferry price for the route Piraeus - Syros starts from about 28 and reaches up to €146. However, the ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on reductions, offers and seat or cabin type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Syros from the port of Piraeus in Athens. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 3 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

The journey from Piraeus to Syros takes about 2 to 4 hr, depending on whether you choose a conventional ferry or speedboat. The duration of the trip also depends on the ferry company you choose.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

Yes, there are ferry companies that run the route Piraeus - Syros with fast ferries, mainly during the summer. The fastest ferry takes around 2 hr to reach the island. 

What's the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Syros?

The capital of the Cyclades is located about 70 nautical miles (130 km) east of Piraeus.

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip to Syros from Piraeus:

  • The port of Piraeus is the most popular in Greece and serves all of Attica. For this reason, we recommend that you arrive at the port at least 1 hr before departure, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
  • Syros is the capital of the Cyclades and it is a perfect starting point for island-hopping as it is connected by ferry to many popular islands such as Tinos, Andros and Mykonos.

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros?

You can take the ferry to Syros from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. You can get to Piraeus by cartaxi as well as public transport (bus, metro and suburban railway).

Ferries from Piraeus to Syros normally depart from Gates E6 and E7. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Ferry Luggage

Both ferry companies operating the ferry route to Syros from Athens have the same baggage allowance policy. On Blue Star Ferries and Seajetspassengers are entitled to carry onboard luggage weighing up to 50 kg for free.


The trip to Syros from the port of Piraeus isn’t very long and many high-speed ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a seat.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Syros from Piraeus, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Syros

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