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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos by plane, car ferry, ferry, train, night bus, bus and ferry, bus or night train

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Fly Edinburgh to Santorini, car ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Santorini (JTR) EDI - JTR
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Ios

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Fly Edinburgh to Athens, train, car ferry  •  13h 13m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Athens (ATH) EDI - ATH
  2. Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

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Fly Edinburgh to Naxos Is, ferry  •  12h 20m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Naxos Is (JNX) EDI - JNX
  2. Take the ferry from Naxos to Ios

Fly Edinburgh to Paros, car ferry  •  12h 59m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paros (PAS) EDI - PAS
  2. Take the car ferry from Paros to Ios

Fly Edinburgh to Milos, car ferry  •  15h 18m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milos (MLO) EDI - MLO
  2. Take the car ferry from Milos to Ios

Train to Manchester, fly to Santorini, car ferry  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Santorini (JTR) MAN - JTR
  3. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Ios

Fly Edinburgh to Heraklion, car ferry  •  11h 52m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Heraklion (HER) EDI - HER
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  3. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Ios

Night bus, bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  4. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Ios Bsf

Train, bus and ferry, night train, bus, ferry  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  4. Take the bus from Ruse to Piraeus
  5. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Ios Bsf

Train, bus, car ferry  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield to Prague Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Praha to Katerini Olympus Plaza
  4. Take the bus from Katerini to Peiraias
  5. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

Train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry, car ferry  •  3 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Sibiu
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Bsf
  5. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Ios

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos is to fly and train and car ferry which costs £75 - £270 and takes 13h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos is to fly and car ferry which costs £140 - £450 and takes 8h 30m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Nisí Íos is 3021 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos without a car is to night bus and bus and ferry and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 0h and costs £140 - £280.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Nisí Íos is 2h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 9:35 PM in Edinburgh and 11:35 PM in Nisí Íos.

Jet2.com, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Nisí Íos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos.
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  • Distance: 3020.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Nisí Íos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Nisí Íos. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Santorini, take the taxi to Santorini, then take the car ferry to Íos. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Naxos Is, take the taxi to Naxos, then take the ferry to Íos.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Edinburgh to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Edinburgh to Paros via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via London Heathrow, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Edinburgh to Santorini via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Edinburgh to Naxos Is via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Naxos Is via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €850
Flights from Edinburgh to Naxos Is via Amsterdam Schiphol, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Paros via London Heathrow, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Paros via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via London Heathrow, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via Amsterdam Schiphol, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €200
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paros via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Milos via London Heathrow, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €500
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€30 - €45
Off-Peak Day Single
€60 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €120
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€29 - €45
Off-Peak Day Single
€55 - €90
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €120
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€29 - €45
Off-Peak Day Single
€55 - €90
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €120
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €6
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€35 - €50
Anytime Day Single
€120 - €180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€200 - €290
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€66
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€68
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
45h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Sheffield to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Katerini Olympus Plaza
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Katerini to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€34
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€35 - €55
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€60 - €85
Car ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €100
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€40 - €60
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€70 - €100
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€50 - €75
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€130 - €190
Car ferry from Mykonos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €100
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€40 - €60
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€70 - €100
Golden Star Ferries
Phone
212 222 4000
Email
general@goldenstarferries.gr
Website
goldenstarferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Car ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Car ferry from Milos to Ios
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Car ferry from Mykonos to Ios
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Milos to Ios
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Small Cyclades Lines
Phone
+302285071256
Email
mxi.957@otenet.gr
Website
smallcycladeslines.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
smallcycladeslines.gr
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€45 - €49
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€50 - €65
Economy
€22 - €28
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€40 - €50
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €75
Ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€53 - €57
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €80
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€55 - €70
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€75 - €95
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €150
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€74 - €79
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€95 - €120
Economy
€70 - €90
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€100 - €120
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€120 - €150
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €75
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€30 - €45
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€55 - €75
Economy
€17 - €23
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€35 - €50

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