There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Santorini by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Lyon to Santorini  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Santorini (JTR) LYS - JTR

$160 - $591

8 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly to Santorini  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Santorini (JTR) GVA - JTR

$172 - $531

Fly Lyon to Irakleion, car ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Irakleion (HER) LYS - HER
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$203 - $508

Train, car ferry, drive  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$412 - $795

Drive, car ferry  •  37 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$305 - $588

Bus Lasta, car ferry  •  47 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$213 - $301

Bus Georg, car ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$375 - $515

Bus Georg, car ferry #2  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Naxos
  4. Take the car ferry from Naxos to Santorini

$369 - $696

Bus Eurolines FR, car ferry  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Santorini, Greece?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and 19 other airlines fly from Lyon to Mesariá 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Santorini via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Santorini via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Lyon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Schedules at
georg-bg.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 a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Ruse
Ave. Duration
41 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$43
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $110
Business
$104
VIP
$97
Car ferry from Kavala to Naxos
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$75 - $260
Business
$254
2 bed outside cabin
$127
4 bed outside cabin
$106
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$80 - $110
Silver
$72
Club Class
$85
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$112 - $113
2 bed inside cabin
$280 - $281
3 bed outside cabin
$230 - $280
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$82 - $85
Airplane economy seats
$96 - $100
2-berth outside
$200 - $240
3-berth outside shower
$180 - $220
Blue Star Ferries
Golden Star Ferries
Phone
212 222 4000
Email
general@goldenstarferries.gr
Website
goldenstarferries.gr
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
goldenstarferries.gr
Lobby
$26 - $40
VIP
$45 - $60
Cabin
$37
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lyon to Santorini?

The distance between Lyon and Santorini is 2007 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Santorini?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Santorini is to bus and car ferry which costs 170€ - 250€ and takes 47 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Santorini?

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Santorini is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs 130€ - 490€.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Santorini?

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Lyon to Santorini, including transfers.