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Ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Athens (port of Rafina) to Santorini by ferry

The ferry route Athens (Rafina) - Santorini normally takes around 5 hours and costs start at 50€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Rafina) to Santorini*

Is there a ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

Ferries from Rafina to Santorini run daily, with around 2-3 departures a day. This can change depending on the season and weather, but you can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. Ferry companies that usually serve this route are Seajets, Golden Star Ferries and Blue Star Ferries.

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

The journey from Rafina to Santorini takes around 5-5.5 hours, depending on the type of the vessel and the ferry company. 

How much is the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

Ferry tickets to travel from Rafina to Santorini start from 50€. However, the total cost can be higher or lower depending on reductions, offers, and seat or vehicle transportation.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

The ferry schedule from Rafina to Santorini depends on the ferry route and company that you choose. The earliest ferry usually departs at 07:15 and the last scheduled trip is at around 16:00

What’s the distance between Athens (Rafina) and Santorini?

Santorini is located about 120 nautical miles (220 km) southeast of Rafina.

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

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How can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini?

Find on Ferryhopper all the information about the ferry routes from Rafina to Santorini. Compare prices, departure times and book online ferry tickets to the Cyclades.

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Rafina) to Santorini

  • Many of the Rafina - Paros ferries have garages for transporting vehicles.
  • The port of Rafina is the second in preference and extent after that of Piraeus and serves all of Attica. From Rafina, many itineraries depart daily and the port can be very busy. For this reason, we recommend that you get there at least 45 minutes earlier, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
  • Santorini is one of the most popular islands of the Cyclades and is an ideal destination for island-hopping in other neighbors. Check the Ferryhopper map and travel from Santorini to Ios, Mykonos, Milos and Anafi.
  • For more information on the trip or to confirm the departure time, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper customer service team!

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Rafina) to Santorini