The International Airport of Santorini is located in the region of Monolithos/Kamari, 6 km from the capital of Fira and 17 km from Oia. The airport is served by domestic flights from Athens and Thessaloniki but also direct flights from European countries such as UK, Germany, France and more.
The airport of Santorini island is located 6 km from the main ferry port (Athinios) that serves ferries to many Greek islands (Mykonos, Paros, Naxos and more).
Note that visitors can reach the island of Santorini by ferry from Athens. There are many daily ferries from Piraeus port.
Transfers from/to the airport
Airport to Oia: 17 km / 10.5 miles | Airport to Port: 9.3 km / 5.7 miles | Airport to Fira: 5.1 Km / 3.1 miles | Airport to Kamari: 5.5 Km / 3.4 miles
The best way is to use an online pre-booked Santorini transfer service with a taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arrange a pickup directly at the airport. Alternatively, you can arrange a pickup directly with local drivers at the following numbers: 0030 690 679 4316, 0030 22860 22555.
In all cases, taxis are waiting outside the terminal. Visitors will need to join a waiting queue. Note that taxis can carry a maximum of four persons. The arrival area is often packed with travelers waiting for a taxi, therefore, we recommend a pre-booked service.
The bus station of the airport is located between the buildings of the arrivals and departures. It takes visitors to the main bus station in Fira village, 5 km away. There is a bus approx. every one hour. Fira is where the central bus station of the island is located and it is connected to most areas of the island: Oia, Fira, Kamari, Perissa, etc. Check the official bus timetables here.
Airport to Fira: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km).
Airport to Oia: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km). Then Fira > Oia (12 km). Oia is the terminal station.
Airport to Firostefani & Imerovigli: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km). Then take the route Fira > Oia (12 km). The bus stations of Firostefani and Imerovigli are located on this route.
Airport to Pyrgos & Akrotiri: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km). Then take the route Fira > Akrotiri (11 km). The bus stations of Pyrgos is located on this route.
Airport to Megalochori & Perissa: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km). Then take the route Fira > Perissa. The bus stations of Megalochori is located on this route.
Airport to Kamari: Santorini airport > Fira (5 km). Then Fira > Kamari. Kamari is the terminal station.
Tip: If you decide to use public transfers, the bus doesn’t always make a stop everywhere unless you tell the driver to stop. So, if you don’t know where your bus stop is, inform the driver where you’re heading to, so he can make a stop at your destination.
Facilities at the airport
ATM: The are 3 ATM machines available at the arrival gate and the external area. Currency exchange: The is one office at the airport offering currency exchange, at the arrival gate. Coffee shops: There are 2 coffee shops available at the airport. Aircanteen that offers pies, sandwiches, pizza, salads and desserts and Ontime Coffee & More. Duty-free shop: A duty-free shop is available at the airport proposing perfumes & cosmetics’ brands, tobacco products, spirits, confectionery, Greek gourmet, toys, electronics, watches and more. WiFi: The airport offers internet access for free. You just need to select the network "Fraport-Free" on your mobile device and launch your browser.
Flights to Santorini airport
The International Airport of Santorini is connected to many airports of Europe. Many international companies fly to Santorini (in summertime), including popular low-cost air companies.
Santorini is also connected to Athens and Thessaloniki airports with frequent itineraries in summer. The flight time from Athens to Santorini is about 45 minutes and from Thessaloniki to Santorini about 1 hour.
Air companies flying to Santorini (2019)
As this is the most popular Greek destination, there are many domestic and international companies that organize flights to Santorini. Here are the main air companies that fly to Santorini.