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There are 6 ways to get from Chania to Santorini by car, ferry, shuttle, bus 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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Drive, ferry  •  3 h 44 min

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

$67 - $98

5 alternative options

Private transfer, ferry  •  5 h 58 min

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

$168 - $318

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 23 min

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

$93 - $124

Drive, ferry via Heraklion  •  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 drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Santorini is to drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 44 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 Private transfer and ferry which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 140€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 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, Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Chania Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1159+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $98 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: 3 h 44 min

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

Sky Express , Olympic Air and Volotea fly from Chania to Mesariá twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Heraklion to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
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
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$92
Minivan
$150
Minibus
$208
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
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
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

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