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There are 5 ways to get from Malta to Santorini by plane, car ferry, train, car or 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 to Santorini  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Santorini (JTR) MLA - JTR

$104 - $484

Cheapest option

Fly to Naxos Is, Catamaran  •  16h 59m

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Naxos Is (JNX) MLA - JNX
  2. Take the Catamaran from Naxos to Santorini

$98 - $499

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train, drive, Catamaran  •  45h 15m

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Villa S.Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$252 - $438

Car ferry, train, drive via Fira  •  46h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Villa S.Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$252 - $444

Car ferry, train, drive  •  47h 50m

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Villa S.Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$227 - $448

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Santorini is to fly which costs 90€ - 430€ and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Santorini is to fly which costs 90€ - 430€ and takes 6h 26m.

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The distance between Malta and Santorini is 990 km.

It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Malta to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Santorini is 1h ahead of Malta. It is currently 3:45 AM in Malta and 4:45 AM in Santorini.

Lufthansa, Olympic Air, Ellinair and five other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1262+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 618.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Malta and Santorini, Greece?

Ryanair, Air Malta and six other airlines fly from Qormi to Mesariá twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Malta to Naxos Is via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$22 - $26
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$35 - $50
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Grimaldi Lines
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91

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