How to get to Santorini from Athens

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from Athens to Santorini

How to get to Santorini from Athens by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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flight

The best way to travel from Athens to Santorini is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Aegean Airlines
05:500h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
06:35Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£561One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Aegean Airlines
05:500h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
06:35Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£561One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Aegean Airlines
05:500h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
06:35Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£561One-way
0 changes
Other options
sky express
07:050h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
07:50Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£671One-way
0 changes
Volotea
06:150h50
Athens International Airport (ATH)
07:05Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£741One-way
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
20:400h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
21:25Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
£881One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
07:257h45
Athens
15:10Santorini
£591One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
11:008h20
Athens
19:20Santorini
£591One-way
0 changes
Seajets
09:305h00
Athens
14:30Santorini
£771One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information between Athens and Santorini

distanceDistance145 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range£40 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £40 • 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £40 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlue Star Ferries or Volotea

Take a flight or ferry to travel 145 miles to Santorini from Athens. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Blue Star Ferries or Volotea among others. Travellers can even take a direct ferry or flight from Athens to Santorini.

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Volotea, Ryanair and Aegean Airlines will get you from Athens to Santorini at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

    FAQs: Athens to Santorini

    FAQs: Travel to Santorini easily. 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 Athens to Santorini.
    FAQs

    There are 2 travel options to Santorini from Athens. You can take a flight or ferry.

    The cheapest way to go to Santorini from Athens is by taking a flight, which costs on average £40.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Athens to Santorini:

    A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Athens to Santorini costing on average £41.

    The fastest way to get to Santorini from Athens is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

    Other travel options to Santorini take longer:

    Getting to Santorini by ferry takes 5 h 40 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 145 miles from Athens to Santorini.

    The average frequency per day from Athens to Santorini is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Athens and Santorini as scheduled services by flight or ferry can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to Santorini:

        The following travel companies offer services from Athens to Santorini:

        • Travel with Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Aegeon Pelagos, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Zante Ferries, Anek Superfast, Golden Star Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa, VIA Rail, European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Bluestar Ferries, GNV, Aegean Sea Lines or Anek - Superfast to go to Santorini by ferry. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Blue Star Ferries Athens to Santorini tickets on Omio for £41.
        • Volotea, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air can take you to Santorini by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Aegean Airlines from Athens to Santorini for £40.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Athens to Santorini with the following travel companies:

        • You can book a direct ferry with Blue Star Ferries or Zante Ferries.
        • You'll find direct flights with Aegean Airlines.

        Direct services to Santorini tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Athens to Santorini often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Mykonos, Crete, Rome or Milos. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Athens and Santorini itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Santorini and any of these top destinations today!

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