Santorini (Thira)
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Mykonos to Santorini Ferry

The Mykonos to Santorini ferry route is provided by 3 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Mykonos to Santorini is approximately 2 hours and 43 minutes on most ferries servicing this route. Mykonos to Santorini ferry duration can range between 1 hour 55 minutes and 2 hours 55 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with. This ferry to Santorini is available for booking throughout the year.

Mykonos to Santorini Ferry Schedule

There are around 56 weekly ferry sailings from Mykonos to Santorini. SeaJets provide up to 6 sailings per day. Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings,Minoan Lines provide 3 weekly crossings and Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 4 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Mykonos to Santorini Ferry Time

The first ferry departs at around 09:25 and the last ferry departs at 14:00.

High Speed Ferry Mykonos to Santorini

The fastest ferry from Mykonos to Santorini is with SeaJets.

Mykonos Ferry Port

The Mykonos ferry port is 2km north of the town centre and can only be accessed by car and public transport, since there are no pavements leading to the passenger terminals. There are several taxi services available from anywhere on the island, but these are known to get very busy when the tourist season is underway. A cheaper option is catching the Seabus from Chora, which costs approximately $6.50 per passenger.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?

There are cabins available with Golden Star Ferries on ferries from Mykonos to Santorini.

Can I bring pets on the Mykonos Santorini ferry?

Yes, Golden Star Ferries and SeaJets allow pets onboard their ferries from Mykonos to Santorini. If you are travelling with SeaJets, they provide comfortable accommodation for your little companion. However, please ensure that your pet has had all the appropriate vaccinations before travelling and has proof of such on a medical certificate.

How much luggage can I bring on the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?

Passengers travelling with SeaJets and Cyclades Fast Ferries can bring up to 50 kilograms of luggage per person, while Golden Star Ferries has no limit on the amount of baggage you can take. However, please keep in mind that all luggage is stored away below deck so you won't be able to access it throughout your trip.

Mykonos to Santorini Ferry Cost

Ferry price from Mykonos to Santorini can range between $99 and $395 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $196, prices can range between $99 and $395. The average price with a car is $367. Car prices can range between $207 and $592. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. Prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferries from Mykonos to Santorini

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Ferry to Santorini

With 8 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries to Santorini if you require additional flexibility including the Athens to Santorini ferry.

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Mykonos - Santorini (Thira) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price $247*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 35
Average Sailing Duration 2h 41m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 09:25
Last Ferry 13:20
Distance 79 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Mykonos to Thira?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Mykonos to Thira is approximately 2h 33m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Mykonos to Thira?

    The average price of a ferry from Mykonos to Thira is approximately $229. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Mykonos to Thira can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Mykonos to Thira?

    There are currently 4 popular ferry operators travelling from Mykonos to Thira. The following operators that provide this service are
    • SeaJets
    • Golden Star Ferries
    • Minoan Lines
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Mykonos to Thira?

    Ferries from Mykonos to Thira are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • How far is Thira from Mykonos?

    Mykonos to Thira is approximately 79 nautical miles distance apart.

Mykonos Santorini Ferry Guide

Mykonos Port Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the island of Mykonos lies between the islands of Tinos, Paros and Naxos. The island has two ports. The old Mykonos harbour was the main ferry port but now is used by yachtsmen and the New Port of Tourlos is where most ferries arrive and depart. Ferry services from Mykonos depart to Piraeus and Rafina on the Greek mainland.

Mykonos ferry port has a variety of different facilities within close proximity including supermarkets, car rental agencies, pharmacies, ATMs, restaurants, cafes and shops. The KTEL bus service is the most effective way of getting to Mykonos port, with regular departures every day, particularly in the high season. For those travelling by plane, Mykonos International Airport is only approximately 7km away from the port.

How to get to Mykonos ferry port

Mykonos has two different ports: the New Port and Old Port. Passengers embarking by ferry should look for the New Port (Tourlos), located about 5km from Mykonos International Airport on the west coast of the island. There is a Sea Bus water taxi which operated every day and transports passengers from Mykonos Town to the New Port. This service leaves every 30 minutes between 07:00 to 23:30 and costs as little as $4 per person. Wheelchairs can also be taken onboard. Alternatively, there are numerous buses around the island that travel to Mykonos ferry port. These typically operate from 09:00 to 23:00 all week.

Santorini Port Guide

Thira is the official name of the island of Santorini and is located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of mainland Greece. Thira is essentially what remained after an enormous volcanic explosion that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island and created the current geological caldera.

Thira ferry port, otherwise known as Athinios Ferry Port, is located on the west coast of Santorini, only 8km away from the main town of Thera. Passengers arriving at the ferry port can expect to find a wide range of facilities including cafes, restaurants, toilets and disabled access throughout the terminal building. There is car rental agency outside the port along with a valet car parking service which is open 24 hours. The address of the port is Ormos Athinios, Greece.

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