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There are 11 ways to get from London to Santorini by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, car, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Santorini  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Santorini (JTR) LHR - JTR

$204 - $558

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Fly London Stansted to Santorini  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santorini (JTR) STN - JTR

$152 - $946

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Fly London Gatwick to Santorini  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Santorini (JTR) LGW - JTR

$153 - $496

Fly London City to Santorini  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Santorini (JTR) LCY - JTR

$201 - $726

Fly London Gatwick to Heraklion, ferry  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Heraklion (HER) LGW - HER
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$177 - $1,080

Train, car ferry, drive, Catamaran  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  6. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  7. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$532 - $997

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  5. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$355 - $841

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$326 - $382

Bus Radina VIP, ferry  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$229 - $306

Bus UBB Turistic, ferry  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Timişoara
  2. Take the bus from Timişoara to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$208 - $283

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran  •  47 h 46 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Venice
  4. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  5. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Piraeus
  6. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$449 - $775

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The cheapest way to get from London to Santorini is to fly which costs £110 - £750 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Santorini is to fly which costs £150 - £600 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between London and Santorini is 1640 miles.

The best way to get from London to Santorini without a car is to train and bus and Catamaran which takes 2 days 4 h and costs £270 - £650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from London to Santorini, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Santorini is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 3:42 AM in London and 5:42 AM in Santorini.

British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1159+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 1640.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between London, England and Santorini, Greece?

British Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from London to Mesariá 6 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.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
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
38 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Simeonidis Tours
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
Grimaldi Lines
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200

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