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Athens to Santorini FERRY

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The Athens to Santorini ferry is operated by five ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Zante Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos and Golden Star Ferries. This route connects Athens to the Cyclades and you can take your car on this route or travel as a foot passenger. This route is offered by fast craft and conventional ferries.

From Athens you can travel from the port of Piraeus as well as the port of Rafina.

From Rafina the sailing time is 4 hours and 55 minutes, while from Piraeus the average sailing time is 8 hours and 33 minutes. From Rafina, there is only one service with Golden Star Ferries which lasts 4 hours. From Piraeus the quickest crossing is with Seajets and lasts 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Crossings from Athens to Santorini, from Piraeus and Rafina, are available throughout the whole year. In the high season there are about 32 crossings per week.

From Rafina, the distance is 220 kilometres, that's about 137 miles or 119 nautical miles. From Piraeus, the distance is 220 kilometres, that's about 137 miles or 119 nautical miles. However, the exact distance may depend on the route you take. You can travel with your pet (cat or dog) but as the route operates with fast ferries restrictions may apply for some sailings, see the FAQ section details.

The average price is for one person by foot in the summer is about 57 euros. For foot passengers travelling one way the the cheapest average price is from Rafina at about 44.50 euros. From Piraeus the average price is about 70 euros.

If you are taking your car one way the cheapest average price is from Piraeus at 142.50 euros. From Rafina the average price is 144 euros.

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Athens - Santorini ferry schedules

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Piraeus To Santorini Ferry

  • Blue Star Ferries Logo
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 7 hrs 45 mins
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Piraeus To Santorini Ferry

  • Seajets Logo
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 4 hrs 45 mins
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Piraeus To Santorini Ferry

  • Zante Ferries logo
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 12 hrs 35 mins
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Piraeus To Santorini Ferry

  • Aegeon Pelagos logo
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 9 hrs 10 mins
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Rafina To Santorini Ferry

  • Golden Star Ferries Logo
    • 7 sailings Weekly 4 hrs 55 mins
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Why visit Athens?


  • You can travel to almost all the major island groups in Greece
  • You can eat in traditional fish taverns
  • You can go shopping of Piraeus
  • You can enjoy your coffee with a view of sea
  • Visit a Piraeus Museum
  • Visit the Churches of Piraeus
  • See a Show at the Municipal Theatre


  • In Rafina there are many shops if you want to have a look
  • There are many taverns and grill houses where you can have a delicious meal
  • If you want to swim you can visit the Marikes beach, just 1.5 km south of the port
  • Visit Agios Nikolaos church for the best view of the Aegean Sea

Why visit Santorini?

  • Enjoy the sunset with a cockail in Fira or the quiter area of Oia
  • Visit the Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri
  • Be amazed by the Minoan frescoes in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera
  • Visit the stunning and unusual Red Beach
  • Go on a day trip to the volcanic caldera island of Thirassia

Athens address & GPS

Rafina Port
Port of Rafina, Rafina Town, Athens, 19009, Greece.
Telephone: +30 2294321200
Fax: +30 2294321203
GPS Co-ordinates
24.01 ° N, 38.0252 ° E
Piraeus Port
Port of Piraeus, Piraeus, Athens, 18537, Greece.
Telephone: +30 210 4147800
Fax: +30 210 4511121
GPS Co-ordinates
23.633 ° N, 37.9411 ° E

Santorini address & GPS

Santorini Port
Port of Santorini, Santorini, Cyclades Islands, 84700, Greece.
Telephone: +30 22860 22239
Fax: +30 22860 23569
GPS Co-ordinates
25.428 ° N, 36.386 ° E

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  • Booked: 15/03/2022
  • Travel: 19/08/2022 - 25/08/2022
  • People: Two foot passengers
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  • Travel: 20/08/2021 - 25/08/2021
  • People: Two foot passengers

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Prices from Athens to Santorini can vary throughout the year, to help you make your mind up when might be the best time to travel, take a look at our average price chart of fares throughout the year. The prices are based on one person travelling as a foot-passenger.

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