Santorini is a highly accessible destination, with seamless transportation options from both the mainland and other neighboring islands. The island boasts a thriving airport, Thira International, that operates numerous domestic and international flights, making it a convenient hub for travelers.


By Ferry

Santorini has ferry connections with popular Greek islands like Mykonos (daily SeaJets), Crete (daily Minoan Lines), Paros and Naxos (daily Blue Star Ferries), Ios (daily Hellenic Seaways and SeaJets), and Rhodes (twice a week Blue Star ferries). In the low season, a daily Blue Star ferry connects Santorini with Athens, the journey takes 8 hours (same as in high-season).

Piraeus Port Authority: +30 210 4226000-4

Blue Star Ferries: +30 210 8919800

Zante Ferries: +30 210 4100211

By highspeed boat the journey to and from Athens (pireaus) takes 4-5 hours.

Hellenic Seaways High Speed: +30 210 4199000

Seajets: +30 210 4121001

By Airplane

Domestically Santorini is connected to Athens and Thessaloniki by Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and Ryanair. The flight takes 45 minutes. There are also many direct summer charter flights from various European cities.

Eleftherios Venizelos Airport: +30 210 3530000

Olympic Air: +30 210 3550000, 801801010101

Aegean Airlines: 801 11 20000, +30 210 6261000

Ryanair: +448712460002

Getting Around

Car Hire

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Santorini Airport
Address: Airport, Santorini, 84700. Phone: +30 22860 33887

Fira Town
Address: Firon-airport Str., Mirmigkia, 1 Km Before The Airport, Santorini, 84700 Phone: +30 22860 28393, +30 22860 22256

Buses and Taxis

Ktel Buses Phone: +30 22860 25404

Taxis Phone: +302286022555