Summer is coming you are probably thinking to visit the superb island of Santorini for your vacation. Why not? Especially today, there are several ways to reach Santorini, by plane or not, whether you are in Athens or not.
There are numerous itineraries of both boats and planes to and from Santorini, allowing the connection of the islands; this helps the visitors be more flexible and choose their destination and itinerary easily.
If you are among those who do not want to see the airport of Santorini first, you can benefit from the various itineraries of flying dolphins of Hellenic Seaways that connect Santorini and Crete.
From Crete to Santorini
Flying Cat brings you from Crete to Santorini – or vice versa – in 1h and 45 minutes, every day except for Wednesday. The Catamaran – power boat departs from Heraklion at 9.45am and arrives back at 7.25pm. This means that you can go to Santorini even on a daily trip.
These itineraries are valid from April to October 11th, while during the summer months there are itineraries of Sea Jets, which will take you to Santorini or Crete in two hours.
The regular ferry boats that connect Crete to Santorini depart from Siteia and Agios Nikolaos. The trip lasts almost 5 hours.