There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Fira by plane, ferry, car, car ferry, train, bus or bus and 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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Fly to Santorini  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Santorini (JTR) ZRH - JTR

$114 - $622

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Fly to Irakleion, ferry  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Irakleion (HER) ZRH - HER
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$178 - $665

Drive, carferry, Catamaran  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$274 - $599

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  45 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens
  3. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$256 - $385

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$193 - $362

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$282 - $370

Train, ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$244 - $398

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Fira is 1846 km.

The best way to get from Zürich to Fira without a car is to train and bus and Catamaran which takes 45 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Zürich to Fira, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Fira is 1 h ahead of Zürich. It is currently 11:31 AM in Zürich and 12:31 PM in Fira.

Edelweiss Air, Aegean Airlines, Swiss and Olympic Air offer flights from Zurich Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1314+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Fira.
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  • Distance: 1153.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Fira, Greece?

Edelweiss Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Fira 3 times a day.

Airlines
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Zürich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
24 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zurich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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
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
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$35 - $55
Airplane-type seats
$35 - $55
2 beds - outside cabin
$95 - $130

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