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There are 8 ways to get from Bulgaria to Santorini by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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

Fly from Sofia  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Santorini (JTR) SOF - JTR

$94 - $263

7 alternative options

Bus to Kavala, fly  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
  2. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Santorini (JTR) KVA - JTR

$261 - $537

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Santorini (JTR) OTP - JTR

Bus, Catamaran  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$157 - $192

Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pireaus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini Hellenic Highspeed

$112 - $152

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 16 min

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

$165 - $211

Bus, ferry via Thessaloniki  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini Aqua Blue

$119 - $161

Drive, Catamaran  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$184 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Santorini is to fly which costs $90 - $270 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Santorini is to fly which costs $90 - $270 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Santorini is 690 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to Santorini without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 19 h 26 min and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Bulgaria to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Wizz Air, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1175+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 431 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Santorini, Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Sofia to Mesariá 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Bus operators
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia to Pireaus
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
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
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
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
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91

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