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

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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Santorini (JTR)

Train, ferry, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia Mestre
  4. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  6. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Via Archimede
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  5. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

Train, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Santorini Island is to bus and fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Santorini Island is to bus and fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Santorini Island is 909 km.

The best way to get from Syracuse to Santorini Island without a car is to train and ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 2 days 3h and costs €330 - €700.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Syracuse to Santorini Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Santorini Island is 1h ahead of Syracuse. It is currently 6:26 AM in Syracuse and 7:26 AM in Santorini Island.

Wizz Air and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 947+ hotels available in Santorini Island. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Santorini Island.
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  • Distance: 908.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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

There is no direct connection from Syracuse to Santorini Island. However, you can take the bus to Catania Airport, take the walk to Catania airport, fly to Santorini, then take the taxi to Mesariá. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Syracuse to Oía via Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima, Villa San Giovanni, Villa S.Giovanni, Venezia Mestre, Venezia Mestre Station, Sofia Central Bus Station, Piraeus Port Astiggos, Piraeus, and Santorini in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €280
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Train from Siracusa to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €110
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€150 - €220
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
Bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Union Ivkoni
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania - Bus Station to Bologna Autostazione
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
SAIS Autolinee
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Napoli to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€210 - €270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Seajets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€50 - €75
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€130 - €180

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