Ærøfærgerne A/S runs year-round car ferries from Søby to Faaborg at least twice daily (10.15am and 3.15pm, one hour) and to Fynshav thrice daily (6.20am, 12.55pm and 6.10pm, 70 minutes).
Car ferries to Svendborg (75 minutes) leave between 5.35am and 8.35pm departing at 35 minutes past most hours but with a gap every four hours.
Combined with an ultra-basic camping ground (per person 25kr) and the local mini-golf course, this family outfit rents bicycles from a barn opposite the churchyard on Søby's main road.
Operating within the antiquated little petrol station, this outfit has a mixed bag of over 60 bicycles (three and five gears) plus many more for kids.
Services to Marstal and Søby pick up from this stop, opposite the tourist office.
Bicycle rental within the little Thygesen Benzin petrol station near the western edge of town. Minimal English spoken.
Handily located near the marina, this yachting supplies shop and sail-maker also rents a large selection of bicycles.
The free bus to Marstal via Ærøskøbing departs from a stop set back behind the ferry dock.
The free bus to Søby via Ærøskøbing starts at the ferry harbour.