Santorini (Thira)
Ios
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Santorini to Ios Ferry

How long is the ferry from Santorini to Ios?

The Santorini to Ios ferry route is provided by 6 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Santorini to Ios is approximately 45 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Santorini to Ios ferry duration can range between 35 minutes and 1 hour and 20 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Ferry from Santorini to Ios Timetable

On average there are 48 ferry sailings weekly from Santorini to Ios. Blue Star Ferries offer up to 7 weekly departures, Zante Ferries offer 2 weekly departures, SeaJets offer up to 4 sailings per day and Golden Star Ferries offer up to 7 weekly sailings. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Santorini to Ios Ferry Time

The first ferry departs Santorini around 06:45 and the last ferry departs at around 14:05. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Fast Ferry Santorini to Ios

The fastest ferry from Santorini to Ios is with SeaJets and Minoan Lines in 35 minutes. There is a high speed ferry from Santorini to Ios via the World Champion Jet, SeaJet 2 and PowerJet, all available with SeaJets.

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

Yes, there are cabins available on the ferry from Santorini to Ios with Blue Star Ferries and Golden Star Ferries.

Can I bring pets on ferries from Santorini to Ios Greece?

Yes, pets are welcome onboard almost all ferries from Santorini to Ios including Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets, Zante Ferries and Golden Star Ferries. Please ensure that your pet has had the appropriate vaccinations before travelling and have proof of such with a medical certificate.

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

Passengers travelling with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries can take a maximum of 50 kilograms of luggage per person. Cyclades Fast Ferries don't have a fixed luggage policy, but we advise that you don't exceed 50 kilograms to avoid any complications. Those travelling with Zante Ferries can take a maximum of 40 kilograms of luggage per passenger.

Santorini to Ios Ferry Price

The ferry price from Santorini to Ios can range between $107 and $503 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $220, prices can range between $107 and $498. The average price with a car is $348. Car prices can range between $199 and $648. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

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

Direct Ferries Santorini to Ios

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the ferry Ios to Santorini.

With 4 sailings departing per day, you are guaranteed to find perfect ferry for your journey. However, there is an alternative Ios ferry if you wish for more flexibility including the Athens to Ios ferry.


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Santorini (Thira) - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 8
Operators Aegean Sea Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, SeaJets, Small Cyclades Lines & Zante Ferries
Average Price $167*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 28
Average Sailing Duration 47m
Fastest Sailing Duration 35m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 20:15
Distance 20 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 Thira to Ios?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Thira to Ios is approximately 1h 03m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Thira to Ios?

    The average price of a ferry from Thira to Ios is approximately $71. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Thira to Ios can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Thira to Ios?

    There are currently 6 popular ferry operators travelling from Thira to Ios. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Zante Ferries
    • Golden Star Ferries
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
    • Small Cyclades Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Thira to Ios?

    Ferries from Thira to Ios 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 Ios from Thira?

    Thira to Ios is approximately 20 nautical miles distance apart.

Santorini Ferry Port

More commonly known as Athinios, the Thira ferry port is situated 8km from Santorini’s capital town of Fira and is easily accessible by car and public transport. There is a regular bus service departing from Fira and Oia, which run in conjunction with the ferry timetable. If you want a faster alternative, we suggest booking a private transfer service like Welcome Pickups. In the meantime, please visit our accommodation page for all the cheapest prices on hotels near Athinios.


Thira to Ios Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2/19/2024 and 2/25/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Zante Ferries 07:30 08:50 1 hour 20 minutes Wed, Fri
Zante Ferries 08:00 09:20 1 hour 20 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 15:30 16:30 1 hour Thu, Sat
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