Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a direct ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?
Yes, there are up to 7 daily ferry crossings from Mykonos to Santorini during summer. The ferry route is mainly active between April and October.
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What’s the ferry schedule from Mykonos to Santorini
There are 8 daily crossings from Mykonos to Santorini in the summer months. The first ferry departs around 09:50 and arrives in Santorini at 11:45. The last departure during high season is scheduled at around 13:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?
Mykonos - Santorini ferry prices for a single ticket range between €67 and €90. The final cost of the ticket depends on the vessel (high-speed or conventional), seat or cabin type, vehicle transportation, and available discounts and offers.
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Traveling from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to some passenger categories, such as:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old normally travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Mykonos to Santorini?
The ferry-crossing duration from Mykonos to Santorini ranges from 2 to 3.5 hr, depending mainly on the type of vessel (high-speed or conventional ferry) and the weather conditions.
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How far is Mykonos from Santorini?
The distance between the new port of Mykonos and the port of Athinios in Santorini is 64 nautical miles (around 118 km).
Is there a high-speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?
Yes, you can travel with a fast ferry from Mykonos to Santorini, as many companies operate the route with high-speed vessels. The fastest ferry from Mykonos to Santorini reaches the island in 1 hr 55 min.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Mykonos to Santorini
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Mykonos to Santorini:
- Mykonos actually has 2 ports, but the majority of the ferries depart from the new port. Find out more about Mykonos' ports on our relevant blog post.
- The port of Mykonos can get quite busy during the summer months, so we recommend arriving at least 45 min prior to departure.
- Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick, you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills.
- We recommend booking your return to Mykonos in advance as tickets sell out fast.
- For useful information about the Athinios port in Santorini, visit our relevant blog post.
- For extra tips on this route, read our blog A Ferry(tale) to Santorini with insights about Santorini ferries.
- For the latest information on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, you can check our relevant post. Note that, for the time being, all restrictions have been lifted.
Also, if you’re wondering whether to go to Santorini or Mykonos first, there is no easy answer. Both are very popular and beautiful islands, so it depends on what you like the most. Some people prefer Mykonos as their first stop thanks to its lively nightlife, and then head to Santorini for its spectacular views and breathtaking sunset.
Where to take the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
You can catch the ferry to Santorini from the new port of Mykonos in Tourlos. It’s almost 2 km away from Mykonos town (Chora) and it is where most of the vessels arrive and depart.
You can get to the port of Mykonos by car, taxi and bus. The Sea Bus departs every 30 min from early in the morning to midnight with a ticket price of €2.
Can I travel on the Mykonos - Santorini ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with your vehicle on the majority of the ferries from Mykonos to Santorini.
Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can store your bags and suitcases at the designated luggage area on the ferry to Mykonos from Santorini.
Good to know: there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. However, we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The trip to Santorini is quite short, so the ferries usually don't have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.
On Mykonos - Santorini ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Bear in mind that each ferry company has its own pet policy.
Make sure to carry along the necessary health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your pet.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Mykonos to Santorini
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