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There are 5 ways to get from Chania to Santorini by bus, ferry, shuttle, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Chania to Rethymno
  2. Take the ferry from Rethymno to Santorini Champion Jet 2

$77 - $102

4 alternative options

Private transfer, car ferry  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania to Irakleion Airport
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$203 - $478

Drive, ferry  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chania to Heraklion
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini Champion Jet 2 / ...

$79 - $115

Fly from Chania  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Santorini (JTR) CHQ - JTR

$101 - $576

Private transfer to Heraklion, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania to Irakleion Airport
  2. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Santorini (JTR) HER - JTR

$284 - $755

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Santorini is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Santorini is to fly which costs 85€ - 500€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chania and Santorini is 162 km.

The best way to get from Chania to Santorini without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 23 min and costs 65€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Chania to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chania Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Volotea, Ryanair, Sky Express and two other airlines offer flights from Chania Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1262+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chania to Chania Airport is to Private transfer which takes 30 min and costs 25€ - 100€.

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Map of how to get from Chania to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 101.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Chania, Greece and Santorini, Greece?

Sky Express , Olympic Air and three other airlines fly from Chania to Mesariá 3 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$167
Minivan
$277
Minibus
$374
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Rethymno to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$23 - $35
Airplane-type seats
$24 - $35
2 beds - outside cabin
$65 - $85

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