How to Get to Santorini?

As Santorini is the most popular tourist destination in Greece, it is easy to get there by plane but also with direct ferry routes not only from Athens but also from other Greek islands, including Mykonos, Paros, Naxos and Crete.

You will find below all the needed information about how to get to Santorini:

Are you visiting for the first time? Read first our step by step holiday guide and discover where is Santorini.

Discover below in which ways you can travel 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 easily!

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Flights to Santorini

From Athens & other capitals
Flights to Santorini

You can fly directly to Santorini. The National Airport (JTR), also known as Thira Airport, serves domestic flights from Athens. It is also connected with many international airports around Europe.
More specifically, there are direct flights from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and more.
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 the airport.
Note: You can now get from/to Mykonos with a helicopter transfer!

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Ferry to Santorini

From Athens, Mykonos, Paros & more
Ferry to Santorini

You can also travel there by ferry from Athens and from many different islands of the Aegean sea (Mykonos, Crete, Paros, Naxos & more).
Ferries get there on a daily basis from the port of Piraeus in Athens. During summer, ferries depart also from Rafina port , the other port of Athens, which is closer to the international airport of Athens.
The island is also connected with most 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 come from Mykonos, Piraeus (Athens), Heraklion (Crete), Naxos, Paros, Ios & Milos.
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Island hopping packages

From Athens, Mykonos, Paros, Milos, Crete & more
Island hopping to Santorini

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Group day-tours & Cruises

From Paros & Naxos
Tours to Santorini

Discover some day tours and cruises from the nearby islands of Naxos and Paros. You will have the possibility to see the best of Santorini in one day.

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How to get there 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. Ferries are also available from Mykonos that also has an international airport.

How to get there from Mykonos, Crete, Naxos, and other islands?

The only way to get to there from these islands of the Aegean sea is with a ferry ride.
There are no flight connections between the islands but you can get from Mykonos with a helicopter transfer.

How to get there 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 from Piraeus port all year round.

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