Greek Island Samos

Samos is the closest Greek Island to Turkey, located across Kusadasi. There are regular ferries running between the Island and Kusadasi from April to October and the journey takes about 1.5 hours.

Samos Island has lovely little towns and some of them are very popular among the tourists. Vathy town has a big port for cruise lines, and some small ferries dock at another town called Pyhtagorion, a more popular town compared to the rest for its cafes, restaurants, yacht harbor and many small hotels. Pythagorion is also the home town of the famous ancient philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras (BC 570 – 495).

Samos has beautiful gulfs and beaches. Samos Beaches are relaxing and great for swimming and snorkeling. Renting a scooter or a car are the two best ways to visit the island. There are little mountain-top villages, beautiful and tranquil beaches and cute towns not to be missed.

The island of Samos is known for its quality olive oil production and the famous Samos Muscat wine. The island is generally covered with vineyards and olive groves. Samos is a beautiful Greek island that offers visitors a pleasant experience with its history, culture, nature and unique flavors.

Transportation Guide from Kuşadası to Samos Island

There are daily Kuşadası-Samos/Sisam island ferry services with a variety of departures between the ports of Pythagorion and Vathy. 

Kuşadası-Samos Ferry Services: The schedules for Kusadasi-Samos ferry services vary depending on the day of the week and the time of the year. However, there are generally at least two ferry crossings per day, one in the morning and one in the evening. With a journey of approximately 75 minutes, you can find a suitable time for your travel.

Kusadasi-Samos Ferry Ticket Prices: Ticket prices are competitive, offering various options including one-way, round-trip, and open-return tickets. Discounts are available for students, children, and seniors. Additionally, you can make reservations for special tour packages that include accommodation in Samos.

Kusadasi-Samos Ferry Departure Times: The departure times for Kusadasi-Sisam islandferries may vary throughout the year, but generally, there are multiple sailings from early morning to late evening.

Check-in and Passport Control: On the day of your ferry crossing, it is necessary to complete check-in procedures at least one hour before your scheduled departure time. You will need to present your passport and ferry ticket at the check-in counter. After completing the check-in, you can proceed through passport and customs control at the Kuşadası ferry terminal, and then embark on a pleasant journey to Samos.