To go to Pireaus, you can take the
X96 bus which departs every 20-40min from the airport. Allow
about 60-90 minutes for the trip to the port. The bus ticket currently
You can also take a Taxi to go to the
Port of Piraeus. This should cost about €15. If
you take a taxi it is a good idea to let the driver know that your
destination is Santorini, so that he takes you in the port area where the
ferries to Santorini are. Note that many Greek taxi drivers usually
"service" more people on a single fair and they collect the same
amount of money from all passengers or passenger-groups. This is not legal,
but you will see it is being accepted by many. However that does
not mean that you have to accept it. It is illegal and it should not
Once you reach the port, there are a
lot of travel agencies from where you can buy your ticket. Bare
in mind that there are more or less 3 types of ferries that can take
you to Santorini.
- The first one is a normal ferry
(cheapest but also slowest option). In this case the trip takes
about 9-10 hours and the ticket costs about €24.
- The second case is the so-called
Blue-Star ferries (relatively fast and not too expensive). The
trip in this case should last about 7 hours and the ticket should
cost about €28.
- And the final, fastest and most
expensive option is the so-called High-Speed ferries. With a
High-Speed ferry it should only take you about 5 hours to get to
Santorini, and the ticket should cost about €40.
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Ferry Timetables (general)
Below are some links that you can use to find the
daily schedule for departures from Piraeus to Santorini:
Piraeus' Port Authority, Tel.:
210 4226000 - 4, 210 4125155, 210 4119164, 210 4137676 (numbers
are as dialled from Greece).
To go to Rafina, please ask at
the airport's Information Desk or