Travel to Santorini island, Greece: As Santorini is the most popular tourist destination in Greece, it is easy to travel there with direct ferry routes or flights not only from Athens but also from other Greek islands, including Mykonos, Paros, Naxos and Crete.
• How to get to Santorini from Athens?
You can fly directly from the International Airport of Athens or you can use a ferry from the main ports of Athens (Piraeus and Rafina). There is a daily boat to Santorini from Piraeus all year round.
• How to get to Santorini from Mykonos, Crete, Naxos, and other islands?
The only way to get to Santorini from these islands of the Aegean sea is with a ferry ride. There are no flight connections between the islands.
But there is also the possibility to get to Santorini from Mykonos with a helicopter.
• How to get to Santorini from abroad (London, Paris, and other capitals)?
There are direct flights from London, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Prague, Venice, Rome and more. If no direct flights are available, you can reach Athens and then take a domestic flight to Santorini or take the ferry.
Discover below in which ways you can get to Santorini, as well as useful information about flights and ferries!
Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore each and every spot of Santorini easily!
You can travel to Santorini by ferry from Athens and from many different islands of the Aegean sea (Mykonos, Crete, Paros, Naxos & more).
Ferries depart for Santorini on a daily basis from the port of Piraeus in Athens. During summer, ferries depart also from Rafina, the other port of Athens, which is closer to the international airport Eleftherios Venizelos.
Santorini is also connected with most of the islands of the Cyclades, a few islands of Dodecanese and Crete. Because of the ferry schedules' frequency, many visitors actually combine their visit to Santorini with hopping to other islands!
Most visitors to Santorini come from Mykonos, Piraeus (Athens), Heraklion (Crete), Naxos, Paros, Ios & Milos. > View ferry connections to Santorini or Book online your ferry tickets to Santorini
You can also fly to Santorini. Santorini National Airport (JTR), also known as Thira Airport, serves domestic flights between Athens and Santorini. It is also connected with many international airports around Europe. More specifically, there are direct flights from Santorini to the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and more. View all connnections.
The airport is located on the northern side of Kamari village, near Monolithos, Perivolia and Exo Gonia villages. You can reach the airport by car, by public bus and by taxi. You can prebook online your transfer from/to Santorini airport.
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