Ferry from Naxos to Syros

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the islands of Naxos and Syros in the Cyclades are usually active all year round with frequent crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Naxos to Syros

Naxos Syros Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:50 Last trip: 13:50 Average duration: 1h 15m Price range: 59.70 € - 84.70 €
Syros Naxos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:10 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 2h 7m Price range: 22.00 € - 84.70 €

Is there a ferry from Naxos to Syros?

Yes, there are normally year-round ferry crossings to Syros from the island of Naxos in the Cyclades.

In the high season (from April to September), you can normally find 1-2 daily crossings from Naxos to Syros served by Seajets. In the winter months, there are around 4 weekly crossings operated by Blue Star Ferries (in collaboration with Hellenic Seaways) and Saos Ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naxos to Syros?

The first ferry to Syros usually departs from the port of Naxos at 10:50 or and reaches the island at 12:10. The last ferry normally leaves Naxos around 13:50 and arrives in Syros at 15:00.

Tip: bear in mind 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 Naxos to Syros?

Standard Naxos - Syros ferry tickets usually range from €8.50 to around €60, depending on the operator.

The final ticket cost also depends on available discounts and offers, seat type and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all active offers for ferries to Syros. Take a look at all ferry routes active in the Cyclades, find the lowest prices, and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.

For more info, check out our relevant blog post about cheap 2024 Greek ferry deals.

Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.


You can book cheap ferry tickets from Naxos to Syros thanks to the discounts available on Ferryhopper. The companies offer discounts up to 50% for certain passenger categories, such as:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities
  • Greek island residents

Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old normally travel free of charge. Bear in mind that available discounts may vary from one operator to another.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Naxos to Syros?

The Naxos - Syros ferry trip takes from 1 hr 15 min to 3 hr. The trip duration depends on the vessel type, the ferry itinerary (including intermediate stops) 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 Naxos to Syros?

Yes, the Naxos - Syros ferry connection is mostly served by high-speed ferries in high season, and by conventional ferries off season. The fastest ferry to Syros reaches the island in a bit over 1 hour.

What’s the distance between Naxos and Syros?

The distance between the islands of Naxos and Syros is around 30 nautical miles (56 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Syros from Naxos

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

  • The port of Naxos can be quite busy in the high season, as it is connected to many destinations in the mainland and the Cyclades. Therefore, we recommend getting there at least 1 hr before departure, especially if you bring along your vehicle.
  • Syros is the most populated island in the Cyclades. Check out our Syros travel guide to find the best tips on what to see there.
  • Ermoupoli town in Syros is the capital of the Cyclades and is directly connected to many islands in the Aegean. On our Map of ferries, you can find all ferry routes between Syros and Mykonos, Andros, Kythnos, Kea, Tinos, and more, so you can easily organize an island-hopping adventure in the Greek islands!

Where to take the ferry from Naxos to Syros

You can catch the ferry to Syros from the port of Naxos, located in Chora town, the island’s capital.The port is about 3.5 km from the island's airport.

To get to the port of Naxos, you can either take the local bus (KTEL) or a taxi. If you are already in Chora, you can easily walk there.

Can I travel on the ferry from Naxos to Syros with a car?

Yes, there are car decks on most Blue Star Ferries (and Hellenic Seaways), Saos Ferries and Seajets vessels traveling from Naxos to Syros, so you can transport your vehicle.

Car tickets normally range between €27.50 and €46, and motorcycle tickets between €6 and €17.50.

Make sure to book your vehicle tickets as early as possible, especially if you wish to travel in the summer.

Ferry luggage

On Seajets, Blue Star Ferries and Saos Ferries vessels, passengers can carry up to 50 kg of luggage free of charge.

Useful info: Greek ferry companies are normally pretty flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. In any case, it’s best not to carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


Normally, there are no cabins available on ferries traveling between the islands of Naxos and Syros. However, you can book airplane-type numbered seats on all ferries to Syros, to enjoy maximum comfort.

Pet travel

Pets are more than welcome on the ferries to Syros from Naxos!

Make sure to include your pet in the booking, and bring along all necessary documents, health certificates and supplies for a smooth ferry ride to Syros.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Naxos to Syros

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