Traveling from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry
Santorini and Mykonos are two of the most famous and beautiful Greek islands. When visiting Greece, it is highly recommended to travel to both! If the task seems difficult, worry not…Ferryhopper is here to help you find all possible connections between them. The section below, summarizes last season's data, including price ranges, the minimum trip duration for each of company operating on this route, as well as schedules frequency.
Ferry operators on the Mykonos to Santorini crossing*
How often are there ferries connecting Mykonos to Santorini?
There are many operators and many different ferry boats connecting Mykonos and Santorini. Especially during high season (the months of Summer), there are ferries going back and forth every day, with the earliest being at 9:50 in the morning and the last 18:35 in the afternoon. The time schedules may be altered a little and you should expect some minor delays, due to the stops at intermediate ports.
How long is the ferry ride from Mykonos to Santorini?
The islands are very close to each other and if the weather is good the average duration of the trip is 3 hours and 15 minutes. Depending on the ferry, the trip can be only 2 hours! If you are interested to do a day trip be sure to book the fastest ferry to enjoy your stay.
Cost of ferries from Mykonos to Santorini
Travelling to the Greek islands is priceless, but if you do not want to pay the highest price you should be careful. Ferryhopper offers you all the different options, in order to find the cheapest solution. The ticket cost can be up to 70 euros, with the lowest price being around 30 euros, always depending on the ferry operator and the specific ferry boat.
Distance from Mykonos to Santorini
The distance between the two islands is equal to 72.62 miles or approximately 63 nautical miles.
Mykonos to Santorini day trip
You can take the earliest ferries and, a couple of hours later, arrive in the port of Santorini, which is called Athinios port. You can begin your day by walking down the Caldera Area, near to the port. Visiting one of Santorini’s unique beaches is highly recommended. Given the fact that you are on the volcanic island only for a day, Monolithos beach is the right choice. It combines sandy coast and traditional fish restaurants, where you can enjoy Greek treats under the Aegean sun.
Book in advance ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini
The most important thing if you really want to visit both islands is to be “on time”. We advise you to book your tickets at least three months prior to your trip. Ferryhopper is here to help you find all the possible options; it is up to you to choose the perfect one and book it while there is still availability.
Out top travel tips:
- In Mykonos, the ferry departure port might change at the last minute, due to high traffic or windy weather. It is always a good idea to cross-check with the port authorities’ personnel on the day of your travel.
- The port of Mykonos gets really crowded during high season. Make sure to arrive there at least one hour prior to your scheduled departure.
- If you visit Santorini only for a day, be sure to rent a vehicle, to explore as much as possible.
- If you are visiting for more days and you do not want to spend a fortune on accommodations, you should definitely book a place to stay as early as possible; at least 4-5 months in advance.