Paros Santorini

You can get from Paros 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.
Ferries are by far the most popular means of transport.

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By Ferry

It is easy to catch a ferry from the port of Parikia in Paros to Athinios Port in Santorini. It is a popular ferry route along with the Naxos Santorini route.
It can take 2 to 5 hours to get from one island to the other, and although the ferry ticket prices are fixed, they vary depending on the vessel type.
Most tickets cost between 24.50€ and 55.70€. Conventional vessels are significantly cheaper than high-speed options. The companies offering this route include Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, SeaJets, and Minoan Lines. There are more ferry connections per day during the summer; nonetheless, you will find at least a few options at any time of the year.
Use our online engine to book your ferry tickets from Paros to Santorini.

Pros of getting from Paros to Santorini by ferry: That is hands down the fastest, cheapest, and most convenient way to reach Santorini from Paros. Approaching the island’s port by ferry will offer unforgettable views of the volcano and the caldera!

Find Schedules & Tickets
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• How long is the duration of the trip?

Trip duration ranges from 1h30m to 3h30m depending on the vessel.

• How much do the tickets cost?

A one-way ticket costs €32.50 - €55.70, depending on the vessel.

• What types of vessels are operating?

Both high-speed and conventional ferries operate the route.

• Indicative Timetable

Check our booking engine for precise timetables.

  • From Paros
  • 10:25 SeaJets (1h25m)
  • 10:50 Golden Star (1h50m)
  • 11:45 Blue Star (3h5m)
  • 13:45 SeaJets (2h)
  • To Paros
  • 10:15 Seajets (3h25m)
  • 13:40 Seajets (2h20m)
  • 14:05 Golden Star (2h35m)
  • 15:30 Blue Star (3h15m)

Note: Ferry companies announce their official timetables in February or March.

Discover other popular ferry routes to Santorini.


By Plane

There are no direct flights connecting Paros and Santorini, but you can get from one island to the other by plane with a stop at Athens International Airport.
Olympic Air and Sky Express are the companies carrying out flights to Santorini. The plane ticket prices vary, depending on availability and the time of the year.
Most of the time, off-season flights are significantly cheaper. Hence, it is recommended to book your tickets a few months in advance.

Pros of getting from Paros to Santorini by flight: This is the only alternative way of reaching Santorini if you are not fond of ships. Depending on the date you pick, it may not be much more expensive than a ferry

Scheduled Flights


Island hopping packages

If you would like to add more destinations to your trip to Paros, consider booking one of our island hopping packages, combining Paros, Santorini, and other stunning destinations!


Organized boat trips


If you flirt with a brief visit to Santorini, another option is participating in an organized boat trip from Paros.
Those tours usually last less than a day, allowing you to see the highlights of Santorini, such as the villages of Oia and Fira, which are the most popular locations.
Bus transfers from one location to the other are usually included. You will be back in Paros around the time it gets dark.


Illustrated map

Map of how to get from Paros to Santorini