Thira (Santorini) ferries connect Cyclades Islands with Crete, Athens & Dodecanese Islands with crossings available to Heraklion, Sitia & Rethymno (in Crete), Ios, Paros, Mykonos, Anafi, Naxos, Milos, Sifnos, Folegandros, Kimolos, Sikinos, Kythnos, Serifos, Syros, Thirasia, Katapola, Tinos, Koufonissi, Kea & Andros (in Cyclades Islands), Piraeus, Rafina & Lavrio (in Athens) & Kos, Rhodes, Karpathos, Chalki, Diafani, Kasos & Symi (in Dodecanese Islands). Sailings from Thira (Santorini) are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 95 ferry crossings daily from Thira (Santorini) with sailing durations starting from 10 minutes. Our Thira (Santorini) ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
One of the most popular and well-known islands within the Cyclades, Santorini is the perfect place to visit, no matter what it is you are looking for. With its rugged landscape that was caused by a volcanic eruption over 2000 years ago, there are mountains and beaches galore here, with red and black sands, as well as stunning houses and buildings scattered across the island, which always reflect beautifully in the sun. With up to 487 ferries running per week, across 32 different routes, and provided by 7 different operators, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.
Santorini sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
The ferry schedule for ferries to Santorini has up to 487 ferries running per week, across 32 different routes, and there are 7 different operators providing ferries to Santorini, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables to Santorini can be affected by many different factors, including seasonal changes, different ferry routes, changes made to the ferry routes, different ferry operators, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, so there is not one exact ferry timetable, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information, so you can make the best booking for you.
Ferry sail timings for Santorini ferry routes can greatly vary between 10 minutes, to 2 hours 30 minutes, to 4 hours and 35 minutes, to 8 hours and 45 minutes, to 15 hour 30 minutes, and this differing variation is due to many number of reasons. These can include different ferry routes, changes to the ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book what your expected sail will be.
How much the ferry to Santorini will cost is defined by many different aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, what ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple different ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.
There is only one ferry port on Santorini, but this is unfortunately a very small port, that can get incredibly busy, especially at peak times, so be sure to bear this in mind when looking to travel to Santorini. At the ferry port, there are basic amenities available, such as toilets and seating areas, as well as 2 small shops, and some coffee shops, and there is also plenty of access to the rest of the island from here, with buses running daily, as well as taxis.
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If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Thira Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Thira Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!