There are 6 ways to get from Santorini to Turkey by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Izmir  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Izmir (ADB) JTR - ADB

$129 - $392

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  2. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  3. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari

$81 - $167

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Fly to Istanbul  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Istanbul (IST) JTR - IST

$109 - $412

Car ferry, Catamaran, bus  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  3. Take the bus from Bodrum to Umraniye

$97 - $176

Car ferry, bus  •  29 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

Car ferry, ferry, drive  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  2. Take the ferry from Kos to Turgutreis
  3. Drive from Turgutreis to Istanbul

$141 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Turkey is to car ferry and ferry and bus which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 21 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santorini to Turkey is to fly which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Santorini and Turkey is 887 km.

The best way to get from Santorini to Turkey without a car is to car ferry and Catamaran and bus which takes 20 h 22 min and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Santorini to Turkey, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Izmir Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Turkey is 1 h ahead of Santorini. It is currently 11:23 PM in Santorini and 11:23 PM in Turkey.

Sky Express , Condor Flugdienst, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Santorini Airport to Izmir Airport.

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The nearest airport to Turkey is Nevsehir (NAV) Airport which is 48.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Kayseri (ASR) (49.2 km).

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There are four+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santorini to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 554.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Santorini, Greece and Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Mesariá to İzmir every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Santorini to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Santorini to Istanbul via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Santorini to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Santorini to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Santorini to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Athens, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Santorini to Izmir via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Umraniye
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Turgutreis
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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