Being a very popular holiday destination in Greece, there are frequent ferries from Piraues to Santorini throughout the year. The trip lasts 4 hours with a high-speed vessel and around 8 hours with a convential vessel.
There are a few ferries from Rafina to Santorini but mostly during the summer. The journey lasts approximately 5-6 hours with a high-speed ferry.
Connection with other islands
Santorini is connected by boat to Amorgos, Anafi, Thirasia, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Koufonisi, Kythnos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos, Syros, Tinos, Folegandros, Karpathos, Kasos, Rhodes, Halki, Heraklio Crete and Sitia. The journey from Heraklio to Santorini lasts around 2 hours with a high-speed ferry. There are also several daily crossings from Santorini to Mykonos, Ios, Amorgos and Paros and vice versa.
There are several daily flights from Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" to the International Airport of Santorini as well as many other flights from airports around Europe. Many different carriers fly to Santorini and the average flight time is 52' minutes. For more information, visit Santorini Airport webpage.