How to travel from Santorini to Athens

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Travel Information to Athens from Santorini

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFerry or flight
priceTicket price range$67 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeFerry • $67 (€58) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€85) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlue Star Ferries or Olympic Air

Take a ferry or flight to travel 145 miles (234 km) between Santorini and Athens. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a ferry is the best option with prices starting as low as $67 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Blue Star Ferries or Olympic Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct ferry from Santorini to Athens.

Travel Tips: Travel from Santorini to Athens

Travel Tips: 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.

You can travel to Athens from Santorini 2 different ways: ferry or flight.

The cheapest way to travel to Athens from Santorini is by taking a ferry with an average price of $67 (€58).

This is compared to other travel options to Athens:

Taking a ferry is about $31 (€27) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $98 (€85) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Athens from Santorini is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Athens can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by ferry can take 8 h 5 min   on average.

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Santorini to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Blue Star Ferries to go to Athens by ferry. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Blue Star Ferries Santorini to Athens tickets on Omio for $67 (€58).
    • Olympic Air can get you to Athens by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Olympic Air from Santorini to Athens for $98 (€85) on Omio.

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

    • You can take a direct ferry with Zante Ferries or Blue Star Ferries.

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

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

    When planning your trip from Santorini to Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Ferry tickets are costing $67 (€58) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $98 (€85) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Santorini to Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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