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

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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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Santorini  •  7 h 59 min

  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 - $607

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Santorini  •  7 h 37 min

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

$176 - $521

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Train to London City, fly to Santorini  •  7 h 26 min

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

$229 - $769

Train to Manchester, fly to Santorini  •  10 h 34 min

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

$267 - $621

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Irakleion, ferry  •  11 h 4 min

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

$200 - $1,105

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  2 days 14 h

  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 from Lille to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  5. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$286 - $539

Train, bus and ferry, bus, Catamaran  •  2 days 14 h

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

$298 - $401

Drive, carferry, car ferry, Catamaran  •  2 days 9 h

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

$445 - $837

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

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 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 - $396

Train, bus Radina VIP, ferry  •  3 days 2 h

  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 - $351

Train, bus UBB Turistic, ferry  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timişoara to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$237 - $325

Questions & Answers

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 Catamaran which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min 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 3 h 55 min.

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Santorini is 2 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 3:52 AM in Southampton and 5:52 AM in Santorini.

British Airways, Swiss, Edelweiss Air and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1314+ hotels available in Santorini. Prices start at $103 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: 7 h 59 min

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
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $2,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London City to Santorini via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Santorini via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Irakleion via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
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
49 min
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
4 h 5 min
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
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Lille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.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
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
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
44 h
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
38 h 19 min
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
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
20 h 55 min
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 Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$311 - $314
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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