There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Fira by ferry, car ferry 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.

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Catamaran  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Champion Jet 1 / ...

$63 - $95

Cheapest option

Fly to Santorini  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Santorini (JTR) ATH - JTR

$40 - $163

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini Hellenic Highspeed

$80 - $113

Carferry  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$48 - $116

Fly to Naxos Is, Catamaran  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Naxos Is (JNX) ATH - JNX
  2. Take the Catamaran from Naxos to Santorini

$115 - $434

Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Fira is 231 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Fira without a car is to car ferry which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Athens to Fira, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1314+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Athens to Fira.
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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Fira, Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Athens to Fira hourly.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Santorini
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Athens to Naxos Is
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Santorini
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Athens to Naxos Is
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Santorini
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Santorini
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $85
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $90
Business
$86
VIP
$92
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$35 - $50
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$23 - $26
Golden Star Ferries
Phone
212 222 4000
Email
general@goldenstarferries.gr
Website
goldenstarferries.gr
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
goldenstarferries.gr
Lobby
$24 - $35
VIP
$40 - $60
Cabin
$33

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