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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Santorini by train, plane, ferry, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Santorini  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Santorini (JTR) LHR - JTR

$231 - $606

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Santorini  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Santorini (JTR) LGW - JTR

$176 - $562

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Santorini  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santorini (JTR) STN - JTR

$182 - $994

Train to London City, fly to Santorini  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Santorini (JTR) LCY - JTR

$228 - $769

Train to Manchester, fly to Santorini  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Santorini (JTR) MAN - JTR

$265 - $620

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Heraklion, ferry  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Heraklion (HER) LGW - HER
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$200 - $1,146

Train, bus and ferry, bus, Catamaran  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  5. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$270 - $529

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  4. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$336 - $395

Train, bus, ferry  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$254 - $379

Bus, ferry  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timişoara to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$219 - $297

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Venice
  4. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  5. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Piraeus
  6. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$465 - $797

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Santorini is to bus and ferry which costs £160 - £230 and takes 3 days 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Santorini is to train and fly which costs £170 - £600 and takes 7h 23m.

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The distance between Southampton and Santorini is 1669 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Santorini without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus and Catamaran which takes 2 days 12h and costs £200 - £410.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Southampton to Santorini, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 5m.

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Santorini is 2h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 11:14 PM in Southampton and 1:14 AM in Santorini.

Vueling Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1262+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Santorini.
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  • Distance: 1669.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Santorini, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Mesariá. However, you can take the train to Reading, take the train to Hayes & Harlington, take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Santorini, then take the taxi to Mesariá. Alternatively, you can take the train to Clapham Junction, take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Santorini, then take the taxi to Mesariá.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,700
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santorini via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Heraklion via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.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
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Website
Arda Tur
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
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
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
38h 19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Simeonidis Tours
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
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 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 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
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200

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