The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Santorini (Thira) National Airport to Athens is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 4 flights that leave Santorini (Thira) National Airport for Athens every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||144 miles (232 km)|
|Average flight duration||45 min|
|Average plane ticket price||$114 (€100)|
|Airlines||Ryanair, Volotea, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air|
Flights from Santorini (Thira) National Airport to Athens cover the 144 miles (232 km) long trip taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Volotea, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $114 (€100), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $67 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Santorini (Thira) National Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.
You can travel by flight between Santorini (Thira) National Airport and Athens with Ryanair, Aegean Airlines and Volotea for as low as $67 (€59). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a plane and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.
Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next flight between Santorini (Thira) National Airport and Athens.
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There are regular direct Santorini to Athens flights connecting the Aegean island resort to the Greek mainland: ideal for travelers heading back from their beach vacations. Flights are offered by a choice of airlines, including a budget carrier; there are frequent daily services to Athens seven days a week. The flight to the capital takes under an hour, with take-off times ranging from early morning to mid-evening.
Direct Santorini to Athens flights are operated by the budget airline Ryanair, Volotea Airlines, Olympic Air, and Sky Express (operating in a code share with Hahn Air Systems). These carriers offer a choice of flight times from the island to Athens throughout the day and into the evening.
The quickest services on this brief 235 km trip north-west over the Aegean to Athens from Santorini are the direct flights with Olympic Air, which take around 45 minutes to reach the capital, but most connections from the island to the mainland take five or ten minutes longer.
There are eight to ten daily Santorini to Athens flights seven days a week. Budget carrier Ryanair has two daily flights, while Olympic Air offers four to five daily departures. Weekday flights start from early morning and continue every two hours or so throughout the day until Volotea's final mid-evening service.
Departure airport: Santorini Airport is situated six km south-east of the town of Thira, with buses and taxis providing services from outside the arrivals hall to Thira for onward connections to resorts. The small terminal has a modest cafe-bar, a duty-free shopping outlet and car rental desks.
Arrival airport: Athens International Airport is around 20 km east of the Athens city center, linked by suburban trains and Metro line 3 services, taking 40 minutes to reach the center from the airport station. The terminals have long and short stay parking lots and passenger facilities that include Greek souvenir stores, cafes and bars and free Wifi.
Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Santorini (Thira) National Airport to Athens International Airport most frequently.
Passengers board their flight most frequently from Santorini (Thira) National Airport, which is located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Athens International Airport and need to travel approximately 26.5 miles (42.8 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Athens. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Athens International Airport to get you to the city center in Athens.
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