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Flights Santorini - Athens

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Departure Sat, 13 Aug Return Wed, 17 Aug
JTR Santorini
ATH Athens
return from 45€
Departure Tue, 30 Aug Return Wed, 31 Aug
JTR Santorini
ATH Athens
return from 26€
Route information
Athens is an ancient city, where the contemporary and the avant-garde co-exist with ruins and monuments.
Currency and cost comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains in Athens are 30% cheaper than in Santorini.

Santorini
1.8€
Athens
1.2€
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
40%

A meal in Athens is 40% cheaper than a meal in Santorini.

Santorini
20€
Athens
12€
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
20%

A taxi fare in Athens is 20% cheaper than in Santorini.

Santorini
4.5€
Athens
3.5€
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee in Athens is 20% cheaper than in Santorini.

Santorini
4.13€
Athens
3.1€
Santorini airports
  • ( Santorini (JTR)
    How far from city centre: 2 kms
Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 20 kms
K Distance: 234 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Santorini

Santorini is a volcanic island located 200 kilometers southeast of Greece's mainland, famous for its unique architecture. Santorini is served by Santorini National Airport, located at a distance of 7 kilometers from Fira, its capital. It is a small airport that handles both civilian and military planes.

Flights from Santorini depart from the Santorini National Airport, which can handle only six civilian planes at a time. The airport is located just outside the village of Kamari on the island of Santorini, and it began its operations in 1972. Santorini National Airport is one of the few airports on the Greek Islands that are alternatively served by ferries.

Getting to Santorini airport

The Santorini to Athens flights take off from the Santorini National Airport, which is located approximately 7 kilometers from the center of Fira, the capital of Santorini. No matter where you are on the island, you will have to take a bus to Fira bus stand, and from there, take the bus to the airport. The journey can take up to 30 minutes and buses run only five times a day. Bus timings are frequently adjusted to suit flight departures, and you will have to make advance enquiries to know the exact times. Alternatively, you can hire taxis and shared private-transfers, which are usually expensive.

Getting to Athens

One of the oldest cities of the world, Athens has history and culture at every corner of its streets. With the Acropolis looming above the city, one can't miss the glorious past of this ancient metropolis. After you visit and explore all the monuments and ruins, discover a more contemporary and urban side of Athens. Spend time at the boutiques, galleries and cafes at Kolonaki, just below the Lycabettus hill. Spend time at the Syntagma square, which also doubles as a shopping destination. Groove to the latest EDM when the night falls, at one of the many nightclubs in Psyri, an Athens neighborhood known for its live music taverns, bars, and clubs.

Arriving to the city centre

Getting from Santorini to Athens is easy on a flight. You will land at Athens International Airport, which is 33 kilometers from Athens city center. To reach Syntagma Square in the center of Athens, hop on the blue line (Line 3) of Athens Metro, and get off at the Syntagma Station. You can also take bus routes X93, X95, X96 and X97, which connect you to the various parts of Athens city, including its central areas. Alternatively, take a taxi from outside Athens International Airport to reach Syntagma square via Attiki Odos toll highway. Make sure that you ask the driver to use the meter, and insist on not paying pre-decided fares.

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Santorini to Athens?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Greece. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Santorini to Athens, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Santorini and Athens. 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 Athens more expensive than Santorini to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Athens costs an average of 3.50 EUR euros, 22% cheaper than Santorini, with a fare of 4.50 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 33% less in Athens: 1.20 EUR euros against 1.80 EUR euros in Santorini. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 12.00 EUR euros in Athens, 40% less than the 20.00 EUR euros in Santorini. The price of a coffee is approximately 25% cheaper in Athens, with an average of 3.10 EUR euros, while in Santorini the coffee costs 4.13 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Santorini to Athens flights?
The most popular month for flights from Santorini to Athens are: July, June and May.
When is the best time to travel from Santorini to Athens?
A good period of the year to visit Athens from Santorini really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, July is the best month to fly to Athens from Santorini, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by September and June. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, February and December are the months with fewer searches for the route Santorini -  Athens.
What is the duration of a flight from Santorini to Athens?
Flight time, on average, from Santorini to Athens is usually 00:51 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 Santorini and Athens?
The most common route form Santorini to Athens is: Santorini (JTR) to E. Venizelos (ATH). These airlines fly this route:
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Sky Express.
  • Volotea.
What airlines fly from Santorini to Athens?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Santorini to Athens are:
  • Sky Express.
  • Volotea.
  • Ryanair.

E. Venizelos - Customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 2
4.0 /5
Dave
Date 2019-03-17 Age Over 70 City USA

It's much larger than I expected

4.0 /5
Enrique
Date 2019-07-14 Age 51-70 City Mexico

The Staellite lounge is very far and only accesible by walking

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