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Ferry from Santorini to Naxos

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Santorini to Naxos by ferry

The ferry route Santorini-Naxos normally lasts from 1 hour to 4 hours and the ticket cost is around 20€ for a conventional ferry and 43€ for a high-speed one. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.

Ferry schedules from Santorini to Naxos*

Is there a ferry from Santorini to Naxos?

There are at least 5 ferry crossings per day by 3 ferry companies from Santorini to Naxos in high season. The route is served by both conventional and high-speed ferries while schedules are subject to change depending on the season and the weather, but you can check real-time data on our fare search engine. The ferry companies that mainly operate on this route are Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, and Golden Star Ferries. 

How long is the ferry ride from Santorini to Naxos?

The ferry ride lasts from 1 hour to 4 hours depending on the vessel and its scheduled itinerary. 

How much is the ferry from Santorini to Naxos?

The cost of a one-way ticket ranges from 20€ to 80€. The average price for a passenger ticket with a conventional ferry is around 20€ while with a high-speed ferry around 43€. Ticket prices depend on reductions, offers, seat type, vehicle option, or vessel type.

What's the ferry schedule from Santorini to Naxos?

There are regular itineraries in the Santorini-Naxos route all-year-round, with 4 or 5 daily ferry crossings in the summer and 7 weekly sailings in the winter. The earliest ferry departs from Santorini around 07.00 and the latest around 15.00 - 16.00.

What's the distance between Santorini and Naxos?

The distance between Athinios port in Santorini and the port of Naxos is 43 nautical miles (around 79km).

Am I allowed to travel from Santorini to Naxos?

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

Where can I book ferry tickets from Santorini to Naxos?

On Ferryhopper you can compare all available ferry schedules, ticket prices, and ferry companies in the Santorini - Naxos route and book cheap ferry tickets online. 

White and blue church, seaside, Aliko beach, Naxos island, sandy beach, crystal sea

The traditional Greek church of Agios Georgios, next to the beautiful Aliko beach in Naxos. 

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Santorini to Naxos

  • The port of Santorini, Athinios, can get extra busy in 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. If you get seasick, make sure to carry with you anti-nausea pills or ask the ferry crew for an aspirin.
  • This is a popular ferry route so we recommend booking your ferry tickets as far in advance as possible. 
  • For tips and info on what to do in Naxos, please visit our dedicated destination page
  • There are many island-hopping options from Naxos to nearby islands. Check our Map of ferries for all available ferry connections. 
  • For more information about ferries to/from Naxos have a look at our short guide on Naxos ferries in our blog. 

Daily ferries from Santorini to Naxos