Crystal beach with pebbles in Folegandros

Ferry from Santorini to Folegandros

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Santorini to Folegandros by ferry

There are 5 daily ferry crossings from Santorini to Folegandros and tickets cost from 43€. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Santorini to Folegandros*

Is there a ferry from Santorini to Folegandros?

You can find around 2 daily crossings from Santorini to Folegandros all year long. The ferry companies that usually serve this route are Seajets and Golden Star Ferries. Keep in mind that schedules are subject to change depending on the season and the weather. Check and compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. 

How long is the ferry ride from Santorini to Folegandros?

The ferry trip from Santorini to Folegandros lasts from 50 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes, depending on the vessel and the ferry company. 

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

Yes, there are ferry companies that run the route Santorini - Folegandros with fast ferries, all year long. The duration of the trip with the high-speed ferry starts at 50 minutes..  

How much is the ferry from Santorini to Folegandros?

The prices for a standard ferry ticket for the route Santorini - Folegandros start at €43. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, and seat type.

What's the ferry schedule from Santorini to Folegandros?

There are 1-2 daily ferry departures from the port of Santorini to that of Folegandros, all year long. The earliest ferry departs at 11:50 and arrives at Folegandros at 13:00. On the other hand, the latest crossing is at 15:00 and the ferry reaches the island at 15:50.

What's the distance between Santorini and Folegandros?

The distance between Santorini and Folegandros is 28 nautical miles or 52km.

Am I allowed to travel from Santorini to Folegandros?

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

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

Search and discover all Greek ferry routes on Ferryhopper. On our search engine, you will compare real-time data, schedules and prices, to book ferry tickets to Folegandros in just 4 clicks!

beach in Folegandros with pebbles

Stunning beach in Folegandros with blue waters and pebbles

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Santorini to Folegandros?

  • The port of Athinios in Santorini can get quite busy in the high season. Check our survival guide for Athinios Port to be prepared for your trip. 
  • Sometimes weather conditions can affect the duration of this ferry ride. Make sure to carry anti-nausea pills or ask the ferry crew for aspirin if you get seasick.
  • Unfortunately, the vessels that serve the crossing from Santorini to Folegandros don’t have a garage to transport vehicles. For that reason, we suggest that you rent one in Folegandros to explore the island!
  • We recommend booking your return tickets to Santorini in advance, as they sell out fast particularly during the summer. 
  • For more info on the island and holidays in Folegandros, please visit our relevant page. 
  • Folegandros is an ideal destination for vacation, but for island hopping as well! Check our Map of Ferries to discover the available ferry connections from Folegandros to Milos, Ios or Sikinos.

Where to take the ferry from Santorini to Folegandros?

You can catch the ferry to Folegandros from the port of Athinios in Santorini. Athinios Port is located on the western coast of Santorini, 8km from Fira and 20km from the village of Oia. You can get to the port of Athinios by bus, taxi or car.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies in Greece 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 to Folegandros.

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 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Folegandros isn’t very long, and many high-speed ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.

Daily ferries from Santorini to Folegandros