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Departure Mon, 10 Apr Return Wed, 12 Apr
ATH Athens
JTR Santorini
return from 86€
Departure Fri, 31 Mar Return Tue, 04 Apr
ATH Athens
JTR Santorini
return from 95€
Departure Fri, 21 Apr Return Wed, 26 Apr
ATH Athens
JTR Santorini
return from 49€
Departure Thu, 20 Apr Return Tue, 25 Apr
ATH Athens
JTR Santorini
return from 56€
Route information
With its whitewashed houses on cliffs, and wild sandy beaches, Santorini is a magical island destination.
Currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 50% more expensive in Santorini than in Athens.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 50% more expensive in Santorini than in Athens.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Santorini costs roughly the same as in Athens.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 30% more expensive in Santorini than in Athens.

Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 20 kms
Santorini airports
  • ( Santorini (JTR)
    How far from city centre: 2 kms
K Distance: 234 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Athens

Athens is the capital of Greece and has a history of more than 3,400 years. Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is the busiest airport in Greece. Athens International Airport features two parallel runways and can handle even the largest passenger jets.

Athens International Airport has flights to most major European and international destinations. Most flights leaving for other European countries depart from the main terminal. Some Athens to Santorini flights may also take off from a satellite terminal. Athens International Airport is located in a very picturesque region, which is one of the highlights of the airport.

Getting to Athens airport

To fly from Athens to Santorini, take the blue line (Line 3) of the Athens Metro from the Syntagma metro station to reach Athens International Airport from the city center. You may also choose to hop on a Proastiakos suburban train, which takes you to the Athens Airport Station too. Bus routes X93, X95, X96 and X97 connect various parts of Athens to the airport. If you are getting someone to drop you off at the airport, the Attiki Odos toll highway takes you from the city center to the airport. Taxis and limousines are also available, but they can turn out to be very expensive.

Getting to Santorini

Of all the Greek Islands, Santorini is probably one of the most popular among tourists, thanks to its exotic beaches, Mediterranean climate and quaint towns and villages. When in Santorini, do not forget to try the Brantada, a cod fillet that is a local specialty. The traditional buildings in Santorini are very unique; these whitewashed and stone-constructed houses are a tourist attraction in themselves. Take a stroll along the Red Beach or hang with the locals at Perissa and Emporeio villages, where you can drink locally-made wine and gorge on traditional delicacies. If you are looking for a destination that is ancient yet buzzing with life, Santorini is the place to go.

Arriving to the city centre

Flights from Athens to Santorini land at the Santorini National Airport, located in the village of Kamari. From Santorini National Airport, take a local bus to reach the island's main town of Fira. The journey takes around 30 minutes to cover a distance of 7 kilometers. During the summer, buses go from the airport to Fira every hour. During other seasons, bus schedules are adjusted according to flight arrivals. More expensive options to reach Fira town center include taking pre-booked taxis and cabs. Fira city center has a bus stand that provides a connection to various towns and villages on the island.

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For flights from Athens to Santorini, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Athens and Santorini. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Santorini more expensive than Athens to visit?
Comparing transport prices, the taxi ride in Santorini costs an average of 4.00 EUR euros, the same as in Athens, while train tickets cost 50% more in Santorini: 1.80 EUR euros against 1.20 EUR euros in Athens. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 18.00 EUR euros in Santorini, 50% more than the 12.00 EUR euros in Athens. The price of a coffee is approximately 34% more expensive in Santorini, with an average of 4.50 EUR euros, while in Athens the coffee costs 3.35 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Athens to Santorini flights?
The most popular month for flights from Athens to Santorini are: April, May and July.
When is the best time to travel from Athens to Santorini?
A good period of the year to visit Santorini from Athens really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, June is the best month to fly to Santorini from Athens, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds December, January and November are the months with fewer searches for the route Athens -  Santorini.
What is the duration of a flight from Athens to Santorini?
Flight time, on average, from Athens to Santorini is usually 00:52 hours on average, at an average distance of 218 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Which airports have flights between Athens and Santorini?
The most common route form Athens to Santorini is: E. Venizelos (ATH) to Santorini (JTR). These airlines fly this route:
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Sky Express.
  • Volotea.
What airlines fly from Athens to Santorini?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Athens to Santorini are:
  • Sky Express.
  • Ryanair.
  • Volotea.

Santorini - Customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 1
4.0 /5
Tony Mifsud
Date 2018-06-13 Age 51-70 City Malta

Infrastructure especially road and GPS and road signages are not to the standard one expects from the expectations drawn by the marketing media on Santoríni! People are very nice and genuine

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