The port of Naxos at night

Ferry from Naxos to Santorini

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Naxos to Santorini by ferry

The ferry route from Naxos to Santorini is normally available year-round. Ferry tickets for the Naxos - Santorini crossing start at €20. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Naxos to Santorini*

Is there a ferry from Naxos to Santorini?

You can normally catch a ferry from Naxos to Santorini throughout the year. Usually, there are up to 6 daily ferry crossings to Santorini in the summer. The route is normally serviced by the following ferry companies: Golden Star Ferries, Seajets and Blue Star Ferries.

How long is the ferry ride from Naxos to Santorini?

The Naxos to Santorini ferry duration ranges from approximately 1 hr 20 min to 2 hr 20 min. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions, the type of vessel and the itinerary.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Naxos to Santorini?

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Naxos to Santorini. The fastest ferry to Santorini makes the trip in 1 hr 20 min.

How much is the ferry from Naxos to Santorini?

The Naxos - Santorini ferry price ranges from approximately €20 to €79. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naxos to Santorini?

There are 1-2 daily ferry crossings from Naxos to Santorini off-season. From May to October, there are more ferry companies operating on this route, meaning there can be up to 6 daily crossings to Santorini. The earliest ferry departs from Naxos at 10:40 and arrives in Santorini at 12:10, while the latest scheduled trip to Santorini from Naxos is usually at 23:55, arriving around 02:10.

Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Naxos to Santorini on our fare search engine.

What’s the distance between Naxos and Santorini?

The distance between Naxos and Santorini is 47 nautical miles (approximately 87km).

Am I allowed to travel from Naxos to Santorini?

For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Naxos to Santorini?

You can easily book cheap Naxos - Santorini ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Naxos to Santorini in just 4 clicks!

Good to know: ferry tracking is available for the Naxos - Santorini ferry route when traveling with the following vessels: Blue Star Delos, Seajet 2, Santorini Palace, Super Jet, Ariadne, Superexpress, WorldChampion Jet, Power Jet, Champion Jet 2, Blue Star Patmos, Blue Star Naxos, and Superrunner. This means you can locate your ferry live on the Ferryhopper App on the day of traveling!

Ammoudi bay in Santorini

The quaint harbor of Ammoudi in Santorini

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Naxos to Santorini

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Naxos to Santorini:

  • The port of Naxos is quite busy during the summer months, as it serves ferry routes to Athens, as well as more islands in the Aegean Sea. Make sure you get to the port at least 60 min before departure.
  • The only port in Santorini serving ferry routes is Athinios. Cruise ships use the port of Fira, so make sure you arrange your transfer from the port accordingly. Discover more useful details about the port of Santorini.
  • On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Santorini to more Greek islands, such as Mykonos, Crete, Rhodes and Paros.
  • Read about all Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Santorini.
  • For more information about the trip to Santorini and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!

Where to take the ferry from Naxos to Santorini

You can catch the ferry to Santorini from the port of Naxos on the west coast of the island. Naxos Port is located in the capital of the island, close to all visitor amenities and traveler services. You can easily walk to the port from the center of Chora, as well as catch an intercity bus or taxi from popular locations around the island.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Naxos to Santorini.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries, but since the trip is quite short, we recommend that you book a seat for extra comfort.

Daily ferries from Naxos to Santorini