You can get from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry, plane, or helicopter. Below you can find some additional information to help you choose the way of traveling that suits you the most.
The most popular way to reach Santorini is by ferry, although flights and private helicopter transfers are also available.
Daily ferry connections between April and October are available from the New port (Tourlos) of Mykonos to Athinios Port in Santorini.
That ferry connection is among the most popular in Greece, along with the Athens Santorini & Crete Santorini routes.
SeaJets, Golden Star Ferries, and Minoan Lines are the ferry companies operating this route. A significantly smaller number of options may be available during some off-season months.
A ferry crossing usually lasts around 2 to 3 hours, while the prices range between 67€ and 90€.
It is highly recommended to book your tickets in advance, in case they get sold out. Use our online engine to book your ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini.
Pros of getting from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry: Ferries are the fastest and cheapest way to travel from Mykonos to Santorini, especially when no direct flights are available.
Find Schedules & Tickets
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• How long is the duration of the trip?
The journey duration ranges from 1h40m to 3h50m, depending on the type of vessel.
• How much do the tickets cost?
A one-way ticket can cost from €67 to €89.2.
• What types of vessels are operating?
Many boats operate daily and connect the two islands. The most popular are the high-speed vessels of Golden Star Ferries, SeaJets, Fast ferries, and Minoan Lines.
• Indicative Timetable
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- From Mykonos
- • 09:50 Golden Star (2h50m)
- • 09:50 SeaJets (1h50m)
- • 12:40 SeaJets (2h50m)
- • 12:45 Fast Ferries (3h)
- • 13:00 Minoan Lines (3h40m)
- To Mykonos
- • 09:20 Fast Ferreis (3h5m)
- • 10:05 SeaJets (2h5m)
- • 11:15 Minoan Lines (3h20m)
- • 12:10 SeaJets (2h5m)
- • 14:05 Golden Star (3h40m)
Note: Ferry companies announce their official timetables in February or March.
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By Plane & Helicopter
Flights connecting Mykonos to Santorini are indirect, with a stop at Athens International Airport.
Although that way of traveling between Cycladic islands is uncommon, you can choose from several scheduled flights by Aegean Air, Sky Express, and Olympic Air, among other airline companies.
The ticket prices are not fixed. Off-season months are usually the cheapest ones.
Pros of getting from Mykonos to Santorini by flight: Flights are the only option if you want to avoid traveling by ship and are looking for something less expensive than private helicopter transfers.
• Helicopter transfers
Private helicopter transfers have been gaining an increasing amount of attention as a fast and safe way to get from one island to the other. In addition, they constitute an unforgettable VIP experience with magical views of the volcano and the caldera that will take your breath away!
This out-of-the-ordinary way to travel may be more expensive than regular ferries or flights, but it is totally worth it.
Pros of getting from Mykonos to Santorini by helicopter: Helicopter transfers are fast, safe and effective, with all kinds of comforts that come with traveling by private means. The views are something else and turn an otherwise simple trip from one island to the other into an unparalleled experience. Plus, you avoid the trouble and noise of busy ports or airports, delays, and other similar issues.
Island hopping packages
Do you want to explore the Cyclades without having to worry about each and every detail of your trip? Book one of our island-hopping packages from Mykonos that will take you to Santorini and other beautiful destinations of the Aegean!