There are 4 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 6 min

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

$104 - $484

3 alternative options

Carferry, train, drive, Catamaran  •  45 h 18 min

  1. Take the carferry 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 carferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$247 - $438

Carferry, train, drive, car ferry  •  46 h 19 min

  1. Take the carferry 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 carferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$252 - $444

Carferry, train, drive  •  47 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry 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 carferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$222 - $448

Questions & Answers

The distance between Malta and Santorini is 990 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min 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 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Santorini is 1 h ahead of Malta. It is currently 7:24 AM in Malta and 8:24 AM in Santorini.

Aegean Airlines, Air Malta, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1314+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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

What companies run services between Malta and Santorini, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and seven other airlines fly from Qormi to Mesariá 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
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
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Grimaldi Lines
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $90
Business
$86
VIP
$92
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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

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