There are 3 ways to get from Chania to Santorini by car, car ferry, shuttle 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

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 33 min

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

$67 - $138

2 alternative options

Private transfer, car ferry  •  6 h 8 min

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

$160 - $360

Fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$103 - $580

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

Olympic Air, Ryanair and Volotea fly from Chania to Mesariá every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $110
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 - $220
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$95
Minivan
$154
Minibus
$213
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Rethymno to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $95
Silver
$94
Club Class
$103
Platinum Class
$117

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chania and Santorini is 162 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Santorini is to drive and car ferry which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Chania to Santorini is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 33 min and costs 55€ - 120€.

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Chania to Santorini, including transfers.