How to get from Athens to Santorini

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from Athens to Santorini

You can get from Athens to Santorini by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Athens to Santorini on 06 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:15Athens International Airport0h55 21:10Santorini (Thira) National Airport
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£421One-way
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23:15Athens International Airport0h50 00:05Santorini (Thira) National Airport
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£391One-way
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15:25Athens International Airport0h55 16:20Santorini (Thira) National Airport
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£461One-way
06:00Athens International Airport1h00 07:00Santorini (Thira) National Airport
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£421One-way
23:10Athens International Airport0h45 23:55Santorini (Thira) National Airport
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£401One-way

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Travel Information from Athens to Santorini

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range£36 - £89
fastestFastest modeFlight • £89 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines or Zante Ferries

Travel 145 miles (234 km) by flight or ferry to Santorini from Athens. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Aegean Airlines or Zante Ferries among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or ferry from Athens to Santorini.

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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 ways to travel from Athens to Santorini including taking a flight or ferry.

The cheapest way from Athens to Santorini is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Santorini:

A ferry journey is usually £53 less than a journey to Santorini by plane, which costs on average £89 for the same trip.

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

Other travel options from Athens to Santorini can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 145 miles (234 km) from Athens to Santorini.

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

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Athens to Santorini:

    • You can go to Santorini from Athens by plane with Aegean Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £89 with Aegean Airlines from Athens to Santorini on Omio.
    • You can travel between Athens and Santorini by ferry with Zante Ferries. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £36 with Zante Ferries from Athens to Santorini.

    Yes, there are direct services available to Santorini from Athens with the following travel operators:

    • You can book a direct flight with Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Volotea or Olympic Air.
    • You'll find direct ferries with Blue Star Ferries or Seajets.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Santorini as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Athens to Santorini.

    Your journey from Athens to Santorini doesn't have to end in Santorini. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Mykonos. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Mykonos to your Athens to Santorini trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Santorini today!

    Before travelling from Athens to Santorini, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a plane ticket is on average £89 one way for this trip.
    • The price of a ferry ticket is £36 one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Athens to Santorini tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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