There are at least 2 and sometimes 4 daily Syros to Mykonos ferry services. The Syros Mykonos ferry route is operated by Blue Star Ferries and SeaJets.
How to get from Syros to Mykonos
With Syros being the administrative centre of the Cyclades islands in Greece, and Mykonos being one of the most popular destinations, it will not come as a surprise that these two islands are well connected by ferry.
Mykonos Island is a top Greek destination known for its pristine beaches and lively nightlife. A must-visit attraction is the iconic windmills that overlook the island's town.
Visitors can also explore the colorful narrow streets of Mykonos Town, lined with flowers and white-washed houses. Another popular spot is Little Venice, a picturesque area with restaurants and bars perched right on the water.
For those interested in history, the island also offers several museums and the ancient ruins of Delos to explore. The island is often the preferred destination for those looking to continue their Greek island hopping after spending time in Syros.
Its energy and reputation as a party destination make it a great alternative to the quieter pace of Syros. And now here's a look at the ferries from Syros to Mykonos.
During the summer months, which is the high season in Greece, you can expect a minimum of 2 ferries per day sailing from Syros to Mykonos. Over the weekends, ferry companies add some extra crossings so you may find 4 or 5 ferries.
It's also one of the quickest ferry trips in the Cyclades group of islands, with the fastest ferry taking just a half hour. Even the slower boat has a relatively quick travel time of 1 hour and 15 minutes.
You can find the latest timetables for Syros Mykonos ferry trips at: Ferryhopper
Syros Mykonos Ferry Timetable: Summer 2024
Planning a ferry trip from Syros to Mykonos during the summer of 2024? Here is a monthly breakdown of ferry crossings for June, July, August, and September, to help you plan the perfect Greek island getaway.
Syros to Mykonos Ferry Crossings in June 2024
June sees a slight decrease in ferry crossings compared to May, with approximately 138 ferries sailing from Syros to Mykonos. However, passengers can still expect the same frequency of daily services, ranging from 2 to 4 ferries.
The ferry operators and crossing times remain the same as in May, with the quickest crossing taking 20 minutes and the slowest taking 1 hour and 20 minutes. To check the latest schedules and purchase ferry tickets online, visit Ferryhopper.
Ferries from Syros to Mykonos July 2024
As the high summer season kicks off in July, the number of ferries sailing from Syros to Mykonos reduces to approximately 98. Nevertheless, passengers can still count on 2 to 4 daily ferry crossings.
With the same ferry operators and crossing times as in May and June, travelers can continue to count on BLUE STAR CHIOS, BLUE STAR MYCONOS, BLUE STAR PAROS, BLUE STAR PATMOS, THUNDER, and SANTORINI PALACE for their ferry journey.
Check the latest schedules and purchase ferry boat tickets online at Ferryhopper.
Ferry Syros Mykonos August 2024
The peak of summertime in August features approximately 96 ferries operating between Syros and Mykonos. Similar to the other summer months, travelers can expect 2 to 4 daily ferry services.
The crossing times and ferry operators remain consistent, with the quickest ferry taking 20 minutes and the slowest taking 1 hour and 20 minutes. For the latest ferry schedules and ticket bookings, visit Ferryhopper.
Syros Mykonos Ferry Boat September 2024
In September, the number of ferries sailing from Syros to Mykonos decreases slightly to around 86 crossings. However, daily services maintain their frequency, with 2 to 4 ferries available per day.
Passengers can continue to rely on BLUE STAR CHIOS, BLUE STAR MYCONOS, BLUE STAR PAROS, BLUE STAR PATMOS, THUNDER, and SANTORINI PALACE for their transportation needs.
The quickest ferry crossing on SeaJets takes 20 minutes, while the slowest ferry ride takes 1 hour and 20 minutes.
To check the latest schedules and purchase ferry tickets online, visit Ferryhopper.
Ferry Operators Syros Mykonos
These ferries to Mykonos from Syros are predominantly operated by Sea Jets and Blue Star Ferries. You may also find that other ferry companies such as Minoan Lines and Fast Ferries have occasional crossings in the ferry schedule according to demand.
Cheap ferry tickets can normally be found on the Blue Star vessels. Foot passenger ticket prices can start from as little as 17 Euro per person on the cheaper crossing. Prices may be higher in the summer.
The simplest place to look at schedules for Greek ferries is at the Ferryhopper website.
An additional note: Even though both Syros and Mykonos have airports, it is not possible to fly between these two Greek islands.
Mykonos Island Travel Tips
A few travel tips for visiting the Cyclades island of Mykonos:
- Ferries sail from the main port in the town of Ermoupoli in Syros. Arriving ferries dock at New Tourlos port, a few kilometres from Mykonos Town in Mykonos.
- For apartments in Mykonos, I recommend looking at Booking. They have a great choice of rooms to rent in Mykonos and areas to consider staying include Megali Ammos, Platis Gialos, Ornos, Agios Stefanos, Psarou, Mykonos Town, and Agios Ioannis. If you are traveling to Mykonos in the busiest time of summer, I advise reserving places to stay in Mykonos a month or so in advance. I've a full guide here: Where to stay in Mykonos.
- Make sure to check out these beaches in Mykonos: Lia, Kalafatis, Paradise, Super Paradise, Platis Gialos, Agios Sostis, and Agrari. A full guide here: Best beaches in Mykonos.
- Ferryhopper is perhaps the easiest site to use when it comes to booking Ferry tickets online. Although I recommend you book your Syros to Mykonos ferry tickets in advance, especially during the peak months of summer, you will find that there are lots of local travel and ticket agencies on the islands to but tickets from.
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- I've already linked to some of my Mykonos travel blogs above. Some other guides about spending time in Mykonos include:
How to make a trip from Syros to Mykonos FAQ
Readers sometimes ask these question about traveling to Mykonos from Syros:
How do I get to Mykonos from Syros?
If you want to take the journey from Syros to Mykonos the best way is by ferry boat. There are at least 2 and sometimes 3 ferries per day sailing to Mykonos island from Syros.
Is there an airport in Mykonos?
The Greek island of Mykonos has a small international airport which connects with some European destinations, as well as the airport in Athens. It is not currently possible to fly from another Greek islands into Mykonos airport.
How many hours is the ferry from Syros to Mykonos?
The ferries to the Greek island of Mykonos from Syros take between 30 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes. Ferry operators on the Syros Mykonos route may include SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries.
Where do I buy ferry tickets to Mykonos?
I find that the Ferryhopper website is the best place to book ferry tickets online. Although I recommend you book your Syros to Mykonos ferry tickets in advance, you could also wait until you are in Greece, and use a travel agency.
With at least three daily ferries in high season, there should be no problem finding an available ferry year round. You can find out more about ferry schedules on Ferryhopper or by contacting your nearest travel agent.
If you have any questions about planning a Greek island hopping trip, leave a comment below, and I'll do my best to answer!
Dave is a travel writer from the UK who lives in and writes about Greece As well as creating this travel guide to ferries from Syros to Mykonos, he's written hundreds of other insightful travel guides to Greek islands and destinations. Follow Dave on social media for travel inspiration from Greece and beyond: