How to travel from Athens to Santorini

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Travel Information from Athens to Santorini

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range$28 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlue Star Ferries or Volotea

Take a flight or ferry to travel 145 miles (234 km) from Athens to Santorini. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Blue Star Ferries or Volotea among others. Travelers can even take a direct ferry or flight from Athens to Santorini.

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from Athens to Santorini

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

Our recommendation
ferry

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

Blue Star Ferries
07:25AM7h25
Athens
02:50PMSantorini
$661One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Zante Ferries
09:30PM11h25
Athens
08:55AMSantorini
$451One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Aegean Airlines
05:50AM0h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
06:35AMSantorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Volotea
06:00AM1h00
Athens International Airport (ATH)
07:00AMSantorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
$841One-way
0 transfers
sky express
07:05AM0h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
07:50AMSantorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
$971One-way
0 transfers
Volotea
08:10PM0h50
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:00PMSantorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
$961One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
04:00PM6h05
Athens
10:05PMSantorini
$661One-way
0 transfers
Blue Star Ferries
05:00PM6h05
Athens
11:05PMSantorini
$661One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
09:00AM4h50
Athens
01:50PMSantorini
$971One-way
0 transfers

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All travel companies: Airlines and Ferry from Athens to Santorini

Blue Star Ferries, Fast Ferries and Seajets will get you to Santorini from Athens at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

      FAQs: Travel from 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 from Athens to Santorini: flight or ferry.

      The cheapest way to go to Santorini from Athens is by taking a flight, which costs on average $28 (€24).

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

      A flight is $24 (€21) less than a ferry with an average ticket price of $53 (€46) from Athens to Santorini.

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

      There are alternative travel options to Santorini that take longer:

      Taking a ferry requires on average 5 h 40 min of travel time.

      Santorini is approximately 145 miles (234 km) away from Athens.

      The average frequency per day from Athens to Santorini is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Santorini from Athens 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 traveling 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, Fast Ferries, VIA Rail, European Seaways, 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 $53 (€46).
          • Travel with Volotea, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air for flights to Santorini. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Volotea Athens to Santorini tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).

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

          • You'll find direct ferries with Blue Star Ferries or Fast Ferries.
          • You can book a direct flight with Volotea or 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.

          Looking to extend your trip from Athens to Santorini? Many Omio customers who go from Athens to Santorini usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Mykonos, Crete, Rome or Milos. If you're looking to explore Mykonos, Crete, Rome or Milos from Santorini, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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