Santorini is located in the Cyclades and is connected by ferry to and from Athens, Crete, the Aegean islands, other ports in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese.
There are 9 ferry companies operating ferries to and from Santorini. Aegeon Pelagos, Blue Star Ferries, Boatman Union of Santorini (Maistros Santorini), Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Sea Speed Ferries, Seajets, Small Cyclades Lines and Zante Ferries all operate ferries to and from Santorini. In the summer season, there are a total of 274 sailings per week.
The most popular route in terms of sailings is the route from Paros to Santorini with 31 sailings per week.
The port or island closest to Santorini is Thirassia with a distance of just 11 kilometres - that's 7 miles or 6 nautical miles. While the port or island furthest away is Rhodes at a distance of 247.4 kilometres - that's about 154 miles or about 134 nautical miles.
Ferries to Santorini are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Santorini is served by a mix of fast and conventional ferries but predominantly conventional ferries.
You can travel to or from Santorini with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.
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There is a small car park opposite the main passenger terminal. There is also a larger car park, 300 meters from the pedestrian check-in. There is no charge for car parking at the port at any car park.
In the summer months the port can become quite chaotic with long queues for cars. So please arrive at least one hour in advance if travelling by car. For more information about Santorini, you can visit Wikipedia
We traveled with my family to Santorini with our car when we arrive there the port was so crowdy and we needed one hour to arrive in the town they have to do something in the port to be easier to the travelers to reach the town