Getting to Santorini couldn't be easier.
Although Santorini is a small Greek Island and is one of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean sea, it is quite easy to get to. The choice of air or sea has to be made by the visitor to get to Santorini.
If Santorini is your holiday destination or part of a Greek Island Hopping experience you'll easily find flights to Santorini airport or ferries to Santorini ferry port.
So wherever you are coming from, whether it is internally from Greece and other Greek islands or from other European countries such as from the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Sweden or Cyprus getting to Santorini by direct flights or by Greek ferries could not be easier.
International connecting flights via Athens Airport or Thessaloniki Airport allow visitors from further afield such as from Australia, USA, Canada, Israel, Russia, Cyprus, Japan and China to get to Santorini easily.
The Greek Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines have frequent flights to Santorini airport from Athens international airport and from Thessaloniki Airport.
Thers are also domestic flights flying to and from other Greek Islands such as Mykonos, Rhodes and Crete making Greek Island hopping by air simple and fun.
There are plenty of charter direct flights to Santorini airport from the UK and many other European airports during the summer months to get to Santorini easily. For more on getting to Santorini by air see our Flights to Santorini section.
Another way to get to Santorini is by sea.
Travelling by Greek ferries is a great experience normally. They are usually very punctual and provide the traveller with some great views of the Greek Islands. Arriving at Santorini by ferry is amazing as you can see the white washed cliff top villages above the imposing volcanic rock island.
Hydrofoils and ferries to Santorini are plentiful from Athens (Piraeus Port)and Thessaloniki on mainland Greece. They take between 7 - 9 hours depending on their ports of call, size and type of ferry.
There are also lots of Greek ferries to and from other Greek Islands including Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and Crete. This makes Greek Island hopping easy and fun. For more on getting to Santorini by ferry see our Ferries to Santorini section.
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