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There are 4 ways to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini by car, ferry, bus, plane or shuttle

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Drive, ferry  •  3 h 4 min

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

$68 - $99

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini Champion Jet 2 / ...

$84 - $115

Bus to Irakleion, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Agios Nikolaos to Stalida
  2. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Santorini (JTR) HER - JTR

$172 - $527

Private transfer to Chania, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Agios Nikolaos to Chania Airport
  2. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Santorini (JTR) CHQ - JTR

$337 - $950

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini is to drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini is to drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Agios Nikolaos and Santorini is 137 km.

The best way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Irakleion Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Irakleion Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1236+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Chania Airport is to Private transfer which takes 1 h 54 min and costs 230€ - 430€.

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Map of how to get from Agios Nikolaos to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece and Santorini, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Agios Nikolaos to Oía. However, you can take the drive to Heraklion, take the ferry to Santorini, then take the drive to Oía. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Agios Nikolaos to Oía via Heraklion, Heraklion, and Santorini in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Irakleion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Irakleion to Santorini via Kos, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Bus operators
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Agios Nikolaos to Stalida
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Agios Nikolaos to Chania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$265
Minivan
$392
Minibus
$489
Ferry operators

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