Syros Airport

Below, you can find all the needed information about the airport of Syros :
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In brief, Syros has a small national airport that receives domestic flights from Athens. A ferry is the only option to travel to Syros from another island.

Syros Airport (JSY) is located 3.5 km southeast of the port of Ermoupolis, the capital town of the island.
It was established in 1991 and its alternative name is Dimitrios Vikelas Airport, named after a revered Greek writer who came from Syros.
The airport is very small, covering an area of 1.8 sq. kilometers. 
It is connected to the International Airport of Athens and only receives direct flights from this particular airport.
The number of flights from Athens to Syros increases during summer.



The airport of Syros receives direct flights from Athens exclusively.
The only air company that connects the island with the Greek capital is Sky Express and the average flight duration is 35 minutes.


How to get to & leave the airport

Distances from:
Ermoupolis: 2.5 km / 1.6 miles | Port: 3.4 km / 2.1 miles | Galissas: 9.8 km / 6.1 miles | Poseidonia: 11 km / 6.8 miles

Transfers & Taxis

You can leave the airport by calling a local taxi driver on-site or arranging a pick-up in advance.
To call a taxi, you can dial the following numbers: 0030 22810 84222, 0030 22810 88222, 0030 22810 86222.
Keep in mind that routes to/from the airport may come with an extra charge.

Car Rentals

A car rental office lies within the premises, while another one is situated right outside the airport.
It is advisable to book your rental car in advance so that you can pick the vehicle that meets your needs the most and leave the premises right away.

Shuttle services

Some hotels offer a shuttle service to their customers. It is recommended to contact your accommodation before your arrival and ask if that type of service is available.



The airport is limited to fundamental facilities. More specifically, visitors will only encounter a car rental desk and a canteen.
A parking area is available for the passengers' private vehicles, too.


Near the airport

The airport is close to Ermoupolis, so after a 10-minute drive travelers will find themselves surrounded by beautiful buildings. Taking a stroll in Ermoupolis to marvel at its architecture is one of the top things to do, yet the town boasts several points of interest, too.
The beach that lies the closest to the airport is Fokiotripes, an unorganized cove with a pebbly coast and azure waters that allows visitors to relax in a tranquil setting.



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