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There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Santorini Island by plane, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Santorini (JTR) FCO - JTR

€77 - €265

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry  •  38h 8m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Athens
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

€216 - €385

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

€332 - €571

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 9m

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Piraeus
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

€244 - €579

Italy → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Italy

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santorini Island is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santorini Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santorini Island is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Greece.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Rome to Santorini Island is to fly, which costs €75 - €270 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Santorini Island is to fly which costs €75 - €270 and takes 4h 35m.

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The distance between Rome and Santorini Island is 1271 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Santorini Island without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 38h 8m and costs €210 - €390.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Rome to Santorini Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Santorini Island is 1h ahead of Rome. It is currently 9:20 AM in Rome and 10:20 AM in Santorini Island.

Aegean Airlines, Blue Panorama Airlines and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Santorini Island. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Santorini Island.
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  • Distance: 1271.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Santorini Island, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines and Blue Panorama Airlines fly from Rome to Mesariá twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€32
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Roma to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€190 - €240
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
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€66
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€50 - €75
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€130 - €180
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€80
Aircraft-type seats
€88
2 bed inside cabin
€213
3 bed outside cabin
€170 - €210

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