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There are 6 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.

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Fly

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

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry

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

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station to Heraklion Central Bus Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

Bus, car ferry via Athens

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

Ferry, car ferry

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

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 via Athens which costs €90 - €220 and takes 22h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloníki to Santorini Island is to fly which costs €80 - €230 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 57m 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, Olympic Air, Sky Express and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 888+ 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 every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Phone
+302130121451
Website
hellenictrain.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
€10
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+30 210 5245654
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
anh.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station to Heraklion Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€57 - €61
Website
Ilias Travel
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou Bus Stop to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Seajets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once 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
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€40 - €60
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€80 - €120
Car ferry from Syros to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €85
Deck Fare Economy
€45 - €65
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€90 - €130
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Zante Ferries
Sea Speed ferries
Phone
+30 210 4100301
Email
Info@Seaspeedferries.Gr
Website
seaspeedferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
seaspeedferries.gr
ANEK Lines
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Website
ANEK Lines
Economy
€45 - €65
Airplane-type seats
€45 - €70
2 beds - outside cabin
€110 - €150
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
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Syros to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
€41
Airplane economy seats
€51
2-berth outside
€75 - €90
3-berth outside shower
€55 - €70

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