KALYMNOS to SYMI ferries

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The sea crossing between Kalymnos and Symi is operated by the sailing companies Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways which jointly provide 7 weekly sailings with travel times that range between 2 hr 05 min and 4 hr 55 min and typically afternoon and evening departures. Although this a quite a short journey, each vessel is fully equipped and comfortable to ensure that you enjoy your time on board.

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Discounts on ferries within Greece

Passengers with tickets for routes between Italy or Greece with Anek Superfast receive a 30% discount on onward tickets to the Cyclades, Dodecanese, Crete and the Northeast Aegean islands with Blue Star Ferries.
30% discount

Children under 5 travel free

Children under 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 10

Children aged between 5 and 10 receive a 50% discount, including fees.
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

Children between the ages of 0 and 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 10

Receive a 50% discount on tickets for children aged between 5 and 10, including fees.
50% discount

Return ticket discount

Receive a discount on return tickets booked at least one day before departure. Limited availability, this deal can not be used in conjunction with any other offers.
40% discount


The port of Pothia is located on the island of Kalymnos and provides connections to the Dodecanese islands. The port is the busiest place on the west coast of the island and the area around the port offers many services. Pothia is a natural port and has been popular since the end of 1800s, it is both functional and picturesque, with pretty white houses and pastel colors. The port is located in the immediate vicinity of the center, which is easily accessible on foot.... [More information]

Address: The Kalymnos Trail Pothia 852 00, Greece
Directions: Google Map @ Kalymnos, port

Guide of SYMI

On the small and little known island of Symi, you can get away from mass tourism and find the real Greece. The island is rocky and rugged and is inhabited by just over two thousand people that keep it alive thanks to tourism in the summer. In the port of Gialos, you can admire yachts and boats of all kinds during the summer season. History The history of the island is similar to the rest of the Cycladic and Dodecanese islands. First, there were the Dorians, then the Romans, Venetians, Turks and finally the Italians. The island has been home to many shipyards since ancient times thanks to the h... [More information]


2 weekly sailings - Duration: 3 hours 25 minutes
5 weekly sailings - Duration: 2 hours 05 minutes

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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How long is the crossing from KALYMNOS to SYMI?

The duration of the crossing from KALYMNOS to SYMI is usually 4 hours 55 minutes with BLUE STAR FERRIES and 2 hours 05 minutes with DODEKANISOS SEAWAYS. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from KALYMNOS to SYMI?

The ferry operator BLUE STAR FERRIES provides 2 crossings per week and DODEKANISOS SEAWAYS provides 5 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from KALYMNOS to SYMI?

The KALYMNOS SYMI route is served by well-known operators such as Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways.

How much is a ferry ticket from KALYMNOS to SYMI?

The price of the ticket from KALYMNOS to SYMI varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from KALYMNOS to SYMI?

This line is used for transporting vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, campers and trucks. Board with your vehicle by following the instructions at your port of departure.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from SYMI to KALYMNOS.