Samos travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Samos with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Samos.

Samos travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Samos with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Samos - quick facts
Flight time 4 hours
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Greek
Currency Euro
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Samos?

Considering a holiday to the Samos? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2023/2024 escape.

  • Beach babes - beaches
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Samos weather

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The Samos weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Samos Town.

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Samos travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Samos from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Samos.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Samos travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Samos with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Samos, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Samos covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Samos with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Samos FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Samos including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Greece?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Greece. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Samos from the UK?

The flight time to Samos from the UK is typically 4 hours.

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What is the time difference between Samos and the UK?

The time difference between Samos and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Samos?

The main language spoken in Samos is Greek.

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What is the currency in Samos?

The currency in Samos is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Samos?

Samos uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Samos?

They drive on the right side of the road in Samos.

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