Ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Thessaloniki and the island of Syros are active during most months of the year. Find updated info, compare timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Syros

Thessaloniki Syros Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 21:00 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 23h 5m Price range: 95.00 € - 227.00 €
Syros Thessaloniki Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 18:50 Last trip: 18:50 Average duration: 23h Price range: 95.00 € - 227.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros?

You can normally catch a ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros from mid-September to early June. The ferry company operating on this connection is Blue Star Ferries.

Bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Thessaloniki - Syros route on Ferryhopper.

What's the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Syros?

There is usually 1 weekly departure from Thessaloniki to Syros most of the year, except in the summer months.

The ferry departs from Thessaloniki at 21:00 on Saturdays and reaches the main port of Syros in Ermoupolis the next day, at around 20:05.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros?

Thessaloniki - Syros ferry tickets start at around €95.

The final cost of the ticket depends on available discounts and offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle transfer.


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Traveling from Thessaloniki to Syros by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can book lower-cost ferry tickets on Ferryhopper thanks to available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts up to 50% for certain passenger categories, such as:

  • Children (5-10 years old)
  • Students (Greek public university and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities and accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years old normally travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to Syros?

The ferry crossing from Thessaloniki to Syros usually takes 23 hr.

Bear in mind that the Thessaloniki - Syros route includes some stopovers in other islands. 

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Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros?

No, unfortunately, the Thessaloniki - Syros route is served only by standard vessels.

What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Syros?

The distance between the port of Thessaloniki and Syros is around 219 nautical miles (406 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Syros from Thessaloniki

Here are some travel tips for your journey from Thessaloniki to Syros by ferry: 

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Thessaloniki at least 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you’re traveling with a car to Syros.
  • The port of Thessaloniki is located near the city center and reaching it in peak hours can take some time. If you drive there, bear in mind that you might encounter a bit of a traffic jam.
  • You can find more information and details regarding holidays in Syros on Ferryhopper!
  • From the port of Thessaloniki, you can travel by ferry to more islands in the Cyclades. Find out more about the available ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to the Cyclades in our dedicated blog.
  • On our Map of ferries, you can plan an unforgettable island-hopping experience from Syros to Mykonos, Tinos and more islands.

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros?

You can take the ferry to Syros from the port of Thessaloniki near the city center. The port is located approximately 16 km from Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia” and 1 km from the railway station.

Getting to the port of Thessaloniki is very easy as there are frequent bus services and taxis. For those who want to reach the port by car, there is a parking lot 500 m from the port gate.

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

Yes, you can bring your car, as ferries that travel to Syros have car decks.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies in Greece are 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 to Syros.

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

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


On Blue Star Ferries vessels, there are cabins available on board, as well as numbered seats.

Pet travel

On Thessaloniki - Syros ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Make sure to carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.

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