Naxos to Santorini: Travel options
You can get from Naxos to Santorini by ferry or flight and below you will find some additional information to help you choose the way of travelling that is best for you.
Travel by Ferry
Naxos is connected to Athinios, the main port of Santorini via ferries operated by Blue Star, SeaJets, Golden Star and Hellenic Seaways.
High-speed vessels are more expensive than slower ferries and the fixed prices vary, from 25€ to 50€, depending on the type of ferry you choose.
There are more ferry routes per day during the high season and the trip duration is usually between 1 hour and 3 hours.
Ferry tickets are sold out very quicky so it is always a good idea to book them a few weeks or months in advance.
Use our online engine to book your ferry tickets from Naxos to Santorini.
> More info about the Naxos Santorini Ferry route
Pros of getting from Naxos to Santorini by ferry: This is the cheapest and fastest way to get from one destination to the other and the vast majority of travellers choose ferries over flights when travelling in the Cycladic island group.
Travel by Plane
No airlines fly directly from Naxos to Santorini expect with a stop at Athens International Airport.
Travel time varies, from 3 to 6 hours, depending on how long you will have to wait in Athens. Aegean Air, Ryanair, Volotea and Sky Express are some of the airline companies you can fly with.
Depending on availability and demand, the ticket prices change regularly.
For a budget trip, consider travelling during the off-season months if possible and 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 travelling, they are always on time and this is the only way to travel from one island to the other if you want to avoid ferries altogether.
Island hopping packages including Naxos & Santorini
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 like a short trip to Santorini that lasts no more than a day, an excellent choice would be to book an organized boat trip.
In this way, you will have the opportunity to see the best parts of Santorini, and more specifically the beautiful locations Oia and Fira.
You will have approximately 6 hours of free time to explore around and the bus that will take you from one place to the other is also included in the price.