Mykonos to Santorini: Travel options
You can get from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry, flight or helicopter and below you will find some additional information to help you choose the way of travelling that is best for you.
The most popular way to do this is by ferry, although flights and private helicopter transfers are also available.
Travel by Ferry
Daily ferry connections from Mykonos New port to Athinios Port in Santorini are available and there are plenty of options to choose from during the summer, when you will usually find several scheduled ferries.
SeaJets, Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Minoan Lines operate this route and a significantly smaller number of options are available during some of the off-season months, if any at all.
A ferry ride is expected to last anywhere from 1 to 3 hours and the prices range between 60€ and 80€.
It is highly recommended to get your ferry tickets in advance, in case they get sold out. Use our online engine to book your ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini.
> More info about the Mykonos Santorini Ferry route
Pros of getting from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry: Ferries are the fastest and cheapest way to travel from Mykonos to Santorini, especially when there are no direct flights available.
Travel by Plane & Helicopter
Flights connecting Mykonos to Santorini are indirect, with a stop at Athens International Airport.
Although this way of travelling between Cycladic islands is quite uncommon, you will find several scheduled flights by Aegean Air, Sky Express and Olympic Air among other airline companies.
The ticket prices are not fixed and 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 travelling by ship altogether and you are looking for something less expensive than private helicopter transfers.
• Helicopter transfers
Private helicopter transfers have been gaining an increasing amount of attention as not only a fast and safe way to get from one island to the other but also as 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 travelling by private means. The views are truly something else and they turn an otherwise simple trip from one island to the other into an amazing experience. Plus you get to avoid the trouble and noise of busy ports or airports, delays and other similar issues.
Island hopping packages including Mykonos & Santorini
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!