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There are 6 ways to get from Santorini to Meteora by plane, car, bus, car ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Ioannina, drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Ioannina (IOA) JTR - IOA
  2. Drive from Ioannina to Meteora

$225 - $647

Cheapest option

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) JTR - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora

$106 - $319

4 alternative options

Catamaran, train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Super Jet
  2. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα

$116 - $162

Catamaran, bus  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Super Jet
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Kalabaka

$128 - $162

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus Hellenic Highspeed
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$111 - $150

Catamaran, drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Super Jet
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Meteora

$118 - $174

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Meteora is to car ferry and bus which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 16 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santorini to Meteora is to fly and drive which costs 190€ - 600€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Santorini and Meteora is 498 km.

The best way to get from Santorini to Meteora without a car is to Catamaran and train which takes 12 h 6 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Santorini to Meteora, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Ioannina Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Express , Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Santorini Airport to Ioannina Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Meteora. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santorini to Santorini Airport is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs 15€ - 19€.

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Map of how to get from Santorini to Meteora.
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  • Distance: 311.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Santorini, Greece and Meteora, Thessaly, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Mesariá to Meteora. However, you can take the taxi to Santorini airport, fly to Ioannina, then take the drive to Meteora. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Santorini airport, fly to Thessaloniki, take the walk to Thessaloniki Airport, take the shuttle to Thessaloniki Faliro, take the walk to Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki, then take the bus to Meteora.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5 h
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 Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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