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There are 3 ways to get from Kos to Santorini Island by ferry, car ferry or plane

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Ferry  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Santorini Hsw

€90 - €159

2 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Katapola Bsf
  2. Take the car ferry from Amorgós Katapola to Santorini

€141 - €269

Fly  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Santorini (JTR) KGS - JTR

€93 - €253

Kos (KGS) to Santorini (JTR) flights

The flight time between Kos (KGS) and Santorini (JTR) is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 151 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 50m. Services are operated by Sky Express, Olympic Air, Lufthansa and others. Typically 52 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
4h 37m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 50m
Flight distance:
151 km
Flights per week:
52
Cheapest price:
€123
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:55
Last flight departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kos (KGS) to Santorini (JTR) flight schedules

Kos → Santorini Island
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santorini Island is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santorini Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santorini Island is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kos to Santorini Island is to ferry which costs €90 - €160 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Santorini Island is to fly which costs €90 - €260 and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Kos and Santorini Island is 172 km.

The best way to get from Kos to Santorini Island without a car is to ferry which takes 5h 35m and costs €90 - €160.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Kos to Santorini Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kos Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Kos Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Santorini Island. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Kos to Kos Airport is to bus which takes 1h and costs €2 - €4.

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Map of how to get from Kos to Santorini Island.
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  • Distance: 172.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Kos, Greece and Santorini Island, Greece?

Sky Express, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from Kos to Mesariá every 4 hours.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €1300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kos to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €650
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Kos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €80
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€35 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€25 - €35
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€40 - €60
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Kos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€54 - €57
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €80
Economy
€35 - €45
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€55 - €70
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€75 - €95
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Amorgós Katapola to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €95
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€40 - €55
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€65 - €95
Small Cyclades Lines
Phone
+302285071256
Email
mxi.957@otenet.gr
Website
smallcycladeslines.gr
Car ferry from Amorgós Katapola to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
smallcycladeslines.gr

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