Santorini to Athens ferry

Tue, 23 Jul
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Cheap ferry tickets from Santorini to Athens

Showing times and prices for 23 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Santorini to Athens is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Saos Ferries
17:0529h25
Santorini
22:30Athens
£321One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Zante Ferries
12:0011h20
Santorini
23:20Athens
£471One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
06:458h15
Santorini
15:00Athens
£561One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
15:307h45
Santorini
23:15Athens
£561One-way
0 changes
Seajets
13:154h45
Santorini
18:00Athens
£781One-way
0 changes

Santorini to Athens Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
03:05
Arrival Time
09:10
Duration
6h05
Sailing Days
Wed
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
06:45
Arrival Time
15:00
Duration
8h15
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Golden Star Ferries
Departure Time
14:15
Arrival Time
20:20
Duration
6h05
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Operator
Fast Ferries
Departure Time
09:50
Arrival Time
16:35
Duration
6h45
Sailing Days
Mon, Thu, Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:20
Arrival Time
18:55
Duration
4h35
Sailing Days
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
07:40
Arrival Time
13:20
Duration
5h40
Sailing Days
Fri
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:00
Arrival Time
18:45
Duration
4h45
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue
Operator
Zante Ferries
Departure Time
19:00
Arrival Time
04:35
Duration
9h35
Sailing Days
Fri
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
13:15
Arrival Time
18:00
Duration
4h45
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
12:15
Arrival Time
17:10
Duration
4h55
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Operator
Zante Ferries
Departure Time
12:00
Arrival Time
23:20
Duration
11h20
Sailing Days
Tue
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
12:16
Arrival Time
17:11
Duration
4h55
Sailing Days
Wed, Sun
Operator
Saos Ferries
Departure Time
17:05
Arrival Time
22:30
Duration
29h25
Sailing Days
Tue
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
15:30
Arrival Time
23:15
Duration
7h45
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Zante Ferries
Departure Time
10:30
Arrival Time
21:10
Duration
10h40
Sailing Days
Thu
Operator
Saos Ferries
Departure Time
08:50
Arrival Time
22:30
Duration
13h40
Sailing Days
Wed
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
12:10
Arrival Time
16:55
Duration
4h45
Sailing Days
Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
12:11
Arrival Time
16:55
Duration
4h44
Sailing Days
Sun
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
09:20
Arrival Time
14:50
Duration
5h30
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Fast ferry times from Santorini to Athens

Showing times and prices for 23 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

9 h 11 m

Ferries per day

9

Distance

234 km

Of the 9 ferries that leave Santorini for Athens every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Seajets
13:154h45
Santorini
18:00Athens
£781One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Seajets
14:004h45
Santorini
18:45Athens
£781One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Seajets
12:154h55
Santorini
17:10Athens
£871One-way
0 changes
Seajets
09:205h30
Santorini
14:50Athens
£871One-way
0 changes
Golden Star Ferries
14:156h05
Santorini
20:20Athens
£791One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Ferry from Santorini to Athens

distanceDistance145 miles
durationAverage ferry duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price£47 (€53)
changesDirect ferryYes
carriersFerry operatorsBlue Star Ferries, Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Aegeon Pelagos, Zante Ferries, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, European Seaways, Aegean Sea Lines, Bluestar Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa, GNV, VIA Rail or Saos Ferries
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Santorini to Athens cover the 145 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Aegeon Pelagos, Zante Ferries, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, European Seaways, Aegean Sea Lines, Bluestar Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa, GNV, VIA Rail or Saos Ferries. There are direct ferry services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £47, you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as £13.

Ferry operators: Blue Star Ferries, Seajets and Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) Santorini to Athens

You can travel by ferry to Athens from Santorini with Blue Star Ferries, Seajets and Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Fast Ferries is a Greek company that operates high-speed ferry services in the Aegean Sea. They offer regular services between the Greek mainland and the islands of the Cyclades, such as Mykonos and Santorini, as well as services between the islands of the northeastern Aegean, like Lesvos and Chios. The company's fleet is composed of modern and fast vessels, which can reduce travel time between islands and make the trip more comfortable for passengers. They offer amenities like seating areas, cafes, and shops on board.

FAQs: Santorini to Athens ferries

FAQs: Take the ferry from Santorini to Athens with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santorini to Athens.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Santorini to Athens can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Santorini to Athens is £47; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The ferry time to Athens from Santorini is on average 4 h 40 min   for the 145 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Athens from Santorini by ferry can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Santorini to Athens leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Santorini to Athens leaves at 20: 00.
When taking a ferry from Santorini to Athens, you can count on Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Aegeon Pelagos, Zante Ferries, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, European Seaways, Aegean Sea Lines, Bluestar Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa, GNV, VIA Rail or Saos Ferries for the best way to get you to Athens. You can also check all possible ferry operators who offer a service between Santorini and Athens and compare the amenities they offer before buying a ferry ticket.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Athinios Port, which is located around 4.5 miles (7.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Port of Piraeus, located 6 miles (9.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Athens from Santorini is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Santorini to Athens by ferry is March.
You have options as you can travel from Santorini to Athens 2 different ways: flight or ferry.

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