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There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island by plane, train, car ferry, bus, ferry 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

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Santorini (JTR)

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou Bus Stop to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros
  2. Take the ferry from Syros to Santorini

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Thessaloníki to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Thessaloníki → Santorini Island
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santorini Island is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santorini Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santorini Island is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island is to bus and car ferry which costs €75 - €210 and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island is to fly which costs €90 - €220 and takes 2h 55m.

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The distance between Thessaloníki and Santorini Island is 520 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10h 45m and costs €120 - €310.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Volotea, Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 950+ hotels available in Santorini Island. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloníki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs €2.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island.
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  • Distance: 519.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Thessaloníki, Greece and Santorini Island, Greece?

Volotea, Olympic Air and two other airlines fly from Thessaloníki to Mesariá 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Airport
€10
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou Bus Stop to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€50 - €75
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€130 - €180
Sea Speed ferries
Phone
+30 210 4100301
Email
Info@Seaspeedferries.Gr
Website
seaspeedferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
seaspeedferries.gr
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
€35 - €55
Airplane-type seats
€35 - €55
2 beds - outside cabin
€95 - €130
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €160
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€76 - €81
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€95 - €120
Economy
€70 - €95
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€100 - €130
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€120 - €160
Ferry from Syros to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€50 - €53
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€60 - €75
Economy
€29 - €40
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€50 - €60
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€70 - €85

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