Ferry from Symi to Bodrum

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Symi in the Dodecanese island group and the city of Bodrum in Turkey operate during summer with 2 weekly connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Symi to Bodrum

Symi Bodrum Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 16:15 Last trip: 16:15 Average duration: 2h Price range: 50.00 € - 50.00 €
Bodrum Symi Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 08:15 Last trip: 08:15 Average duration: 2h Price range: 50.00 € - 50.00 €
Ferry companies MAKRI TRAVEL

Is there a ferry from Symi to Bodrum (Turkey)?

Yes, there are normally 2 weekly ferry crossings to Bodrum from Symi during the high season. 

The company normally operating on the Symi - Bodrum connection is Makri Travel.

What’s the ferry schedule from Symi to Bodrum?

From mid-June to the end of September, there are 2 weekly ferry crossings on the Symi - Bodrum route, departing on Fridays and Sundays.

The ferry usually departs from Symi at 16:15 and arrives in Bodrum at 18:15.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Symi to Bodrum?

The cost of a single ferry ticket starts at €50. The final ticket price depends on any available discounts and offers.


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

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


The ferry route from Symi to Bodrum in Turkey usually offers discounts for toddlers up to 5 years old and children up to 12 years old.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Symi to Bodrum?

The Symi to Bodrum ferry duration is approximately 2 hr. Final travel time depends on 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 Symi to Bodrum?

Yes, you can only travel with a high-speed catamaran from Symi to Bodrum. The fastest ferry to Bodrum makes the trip in 2 hr.

What’s the distance between Symi and Bodrum?

The distance between Symi and the port of Bodrum is approximately 60 nautical miles (around 110 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Bodrum from Symi

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Symi to Bodrum: 

  • The port of Symi can get busy in the summer months. Make sure to reach the port at least 45 min before the trip.
  • In order to travel from Symi to Bodrum, you are advised to carry with you a valid passport
  • Usually, the ferries on this route do not have a car deck for vehicle transfer. So we recommend renting a vehicle in Bodrum.
  • Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Turkey and Greece.
  • If you are looking for more details on the Greece - Turkey ferries, check our detailed blog post.

Where to take the ferry from Symi to Bodrum

Ferries to Bodrum depart from the port of Symi (Gialos), which is the island’s main port and is located in Ano Symi. It is easily accessible from the town center on foot, in just a few minutes.

Near the port, you can find hotels, car rentals, restaurants, grocery stores, cafés, and other visitor amenities.

Can I travel on the ferry from Symi to Bodrum with a car?

You cannot bring your car on the catamaran to Bodrum from Symi. Instead you can rent one there.

Ferry luggage

Makri Travel is usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Symi to Bodrum.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Bodrum is quite short and ferries don’t have cabins

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet free of charge on the ferry to Bodrum from Symi. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book ferry tickets from Symi to Bodrum 

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