How to travel from Santorini to Athens

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from Santorini to Athens

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

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

Volotea
07:30AM0h55
Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
08:25AMAthens International Airport (ATH)
$1041One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Blue Star Ferries
03:30PM7h50
Santorini
11:20PMAthens
$821One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
sky express
08:30AM0h45
Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
09:15AMAthens International Airport (ATH)
$1271One-way
0 transfers
Other options
sky express
09:45PM0h55
Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
10:40PMAthens International Airport (ATH)
$981One-way
0 transfers
Aegean Airlines
10:05PM0h50
Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
10:55PMAthens International Airport (ATH)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Aegean Airlines
12:30PM0h50
Santorini (Thira) National Airport (JTR)
01:20PMAthens International Airport (ATH)
$1511One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
12:30PM5h25
Santorini
05:55PMAthens
$1271One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
02:00PM5h35
Santorini
07:35PMAthens
$1271One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Santorini to Athens

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range$17 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeFerry • $17 (€15) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $35 (€30) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlue Star Ferries or Volotea

Travel 145 miles (234 km) by flight or ferry to Athens from 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 Santorini to Athens.

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All travel companies: Airlines from Santorini to Athens

You can travel by travel from Santorini to Athens with Ryanair, Volotea and Aegean Airlines. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next travel from Santorini to Athens.

    FAQs: Travel from Santorini to Athens

    FAQs: Travel to Athens 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 Santorini to Athens.
    FAQs

    There are 2 travel options from Santorini to Athens: flight or ferry.

    The cheapest way to travel from Santorini to Athens is a ferry with an average price of $17 (€15).

    This is compared to other travel options from Santorini to Athens:

    A ferry is $18 (€16) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $35 (€30) from Santorini to Athens.

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

    There are alternative travel options to Athens that take longer:

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

    The Santorini to Athens distance is around 145 miles (234 km).

    The average frequency per day from Santorini to Athens is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Santorini to 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 from Santorini to Athens:

        The following travel companies offer services from Santorini to Athens:

        • 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 can take you to Athens by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Saos Ferries from Santorini to Athens for $17 (€15).
        • Volotea, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air can get you to Athens by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Aegean Airlines from Santorini to Athens for $35 (€30) on Omio.

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

        • You'll find direct ferries with Blue Star Ferries or Zante Ferries.
        • You can take a direct flight with Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air.

        Direct services to Athens 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 trip.

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

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