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There are 8 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry or car

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 to Santorini  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Santorini (JTR) NCE - JTR

$166 - $442

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Fly to Mykonos, ferry  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Mykonos (JMK) NCE - JMK
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini

$176 - $453

Bus, bus and ferry, Catamaran  •  36h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Katerini
  3. Take the bus from Katerini to Peiraias
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$289 - $413

Train, car ferry, drive, Catamaran  •  40h 59m

  1. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia 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 Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$337 - $637

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$275 - $381

Bus, ferry via Thessaloniki  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$232 - $324

Bus Georg, ferry  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$317 - $419

Drive, Catamaran  •  29h 7m

  1. Drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$431 - $627

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini is to fly which costs 140€ - 390€ and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini is to fly which costs 140€ - 390€ and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Santorini is 1746 km.

The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and Catamaran which takes 36h 33m and costs 250€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Santorini is 1h ahead of Nice Airport (NCE). It is currently 3:57 AM in Nice Airport (NCE) and 4:57 AM in Santorini.

Olympic Air, Ryanair, Hop! and six other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1275+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 1091 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Nice Airport (NCE), France and Santorini, Greece?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Nice Airport (NCE) to Mesariá once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nice to Mykonos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Nantes
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Katerini
Ave. Duration
14h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Katerini to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Nice Airport to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Nice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
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
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260

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