Duration 2h 6m
Distance 148 km
Average price 85€
Possible routes 3 found

Crete to Santorini

Rome2rio has found 3 ways to get from Crete to Santorini by ferry and flight. We recommend taking the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini, which is the fastest option and takes around 2h 6m. Alternatively, taking the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini is the cheapest option and takes around 6h 57m.

Recommended route

Ferry

  1. Heraklion
    Champion Jet 2 / ...
  2. Oía
Fastest
2h 6m
48€ - 66€
Alternative routes

Car ferry

  1. Heraklion
  2. Oía
6h 57m
Cheapest
20€ - 72€

Fly

  1. Heraklion
    HER - JTR
  2. Mesariá
3h 40m
118€ - 357€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Crete to Santorini? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Santorini is to car ferry which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Santorini is to ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 2h 6m.

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The distance between Crete and Santorini is 148 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Santorini without a car is to ferry which takes 2h 6m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Crete to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 1341+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Crete to Heraklion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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How to travel from Crete to Santorini

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Crete to Santorini right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Crete and Santorini?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and Volotea fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Mesariá every 3 hours.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
20€ - 75€

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