You can get from Naxos to Santorini by ferry or plane. Below you can find some additional information to help you choose the way of traveling that suits you the most.
Naxos is connected to Athinios, the main port of Santorini, via ferries operated by Blue Star, SeaJets, Minoan Lines, Fast Ferries, and Hellenic Seaways.
High-speed vessels are more expensive than slower ferries. The fixed prices vary, from 23.50 € to 58€, depending on the ferry you choose.
There are more ferry routes per day during the high season. The trip duration is usually between 1 and 3 hours, depending on the type of vessel.
Ferry tickets sell out quickly, so it is always a good idea to book them a few weeks or months in advance.
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Pros of getting from Naxos to Santorini by ferry: It is the cheapest and fastest way to get from one destination to the other. Most travelers choose ferries over flights when traveling in the Cycladic island group..
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• How long is the duration of the trip?
Trip duration ranges from 1h20m to 3h15m depending on the vessel.
• How much do the tickets cost?
A one-way ticket costs €31- €54.70, depending on the type of vessel.
• What types of vessels are operating?
Both high-speed and conventional ferries connect the two islands.
• Indicative Timetable
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- From Naxos
- • 00:15 Blue Star Ferry (2h30m)
- • 10:30 Seajets (1h15m)
- • 12:05 Seajets (2h50m)
- • 12:50 Blue Star Ferry (2h)
- • 14:15 Seajets (1h20m)
- • 15:00 Minoan Lines (1h35m)
- • 23:10 BlueStar Ferry (2h35m)
- To Naxos
- • 06:45 Blue Star Ferry (2h25m)
- • 10:10 Seajets (1h30m)
- • 11:15 Minoan Lines (1h35m)
- • 12:10 Seajets (1h20m)
- • 12:30 Seajets (2h50m)
- • 15:30 Blue Star Ferry (2h)
Note: Ferry companies announce their official timetables in February or March.
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No airlines fly directly from Naxos to Santorini, but you can get from one island to the other by plane with a stop at Athens International Airport.
Travel time varies depending on how long you will have to wait in Athens. It can take 3 to 6 hours to reach your destination. Aegean Air, Ryanair, Volotea, and Sky Express are some airline companies you can fly with.
Depending on availability and demand, ticket prices change regularly.
For a budget trip, consider traveling during the off-season months if possible. In any case, make sure to book your tickets a few months in advance to save money.
Pros of getting from Naxos to Santorini by flight: Although flights to Santorini are not a common choice for traveling, they are always on time. Additionally, it is the only way to travel from one island to the other if you want to avoid ferries altogether.
Island hopping packages
In order to combine Naxos, Santorini, and other Cycladic islands, check out some popular island-hopping ideas and find your dream holiday package!
Organized boat trips
For those who would enjoy a quick trip to Santorini that lasts no more than a day, an excellent choice would be to book an organized boat trip from Naxos.
In that way, you will have the opportunity to see the best parts of Santorini, like the beautiful settlements of Oia and Fira.
Approximately 6 hours of free time are yours to explore the place. The bus that will take you from one place to the other is included in the price, too.