There are 4 ways to get from Chania to Santorini by car, ferry, 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

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 14 min

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

$93 - $119

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 - $110

Fly  •  4 h 3 min

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

$101 - $576

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Chania to Santorini, including transfers.

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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?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and two other airlines 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $90

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