Before considering how to get to Santorini, definitely determine when you are going. Due to its breathtaking natural beauty and extensive cultural heritage, Santorini’s peak summer vacation season often begins as early as the beginning of March and extends up to the beginning of November!
Charter flights are usually available throughout the summer months from a number of European nations. If there is unavailability on your specified dates, you might have to go through Athens to arrive in Santorini by ferry or flight.
How to get from Athens to Santorini
How to get from Mykonos to Santorini
During the high season (June – September), there are 219 scheduled ferry crossings between Mykonos and Santorini per week and 72 during the low season (October – May), so bear this in mind when planning your trip!
The route from Mykonos to Santorini is operated by four ferry companies: Seajets, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, and Fast Ferries, and the duration varies between 1h 55m – 3h and costs up to 157 euros, depending on the type of ferry booked. Tickets are available for passengers as well as vehicles.
How to get from Crete to Santorini
How to get to Santorini from neighboring islands
There is a plethora of options to get to Santorini from different islands as there are so many linking routes among them. So you may island-hop from one island to the other easily!
The route Milos to Santorini is operated all year round by 5 ferry companies: Zante Ferries, Seajets, Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries, and Sea Speed Ferries. The ticket prices can go up to 104 euros, and the trip duration is between 1h 55m – 5h 45m, depending on whether you travel with a high-speed or conventional ferry.
There are daily ferries from Ios to Santorini all year round by 6 ferry companies: Seajets, Golden Star Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Zante Ferries, Maistros Santorini, and Fast Ferries. The ticket prices range between 7 and 85 euros, and the trip duration is between 35m – 1 h 30m depending on whether you travel with a high-speed or conventional ferry.
The route Paros to Santorini is operated all year round by 5 ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, Seajets, Minoan Lines, and Fast Ferries. Tickets can cost up to 63.00 euros, and the trip duration is between 1h 25m – 3h 15m – depending on the type of ferry booked.
This route is operated all year round by 4 ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Minoan Lines, and Golden Star Ferries. Tickets range between 12 and 94 euros, depending on whether the ferry is high-speed or conventional, and the duration of the trip can vary from 1h 15m to 2h 10m.
How to get to Santorini from abroad
One can fly to Santorini from Athens or directly from cities in western Europe such as London, Manchester, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Naples, or Venice.
If you are traveling from further away, like the USA, there are many connecting flights that can take you to Santorini.
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