There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Santorini by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Santorini (JTR) IST - JTR

$108 - $413

4 alternative options

Bus, Catamaran  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2

$144 - $198

Bus, ferry, car ferry, Catamaran  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
  2. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Katapola
  4. Take the Catamaran from Amorgos to Santorini

$131 - $249

Bus, car ferry  •  32 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
  3. Drive from Laurio to Rafina
  4. Take the ferry from Rafina to Santorini

$242 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Santorini is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Santorini is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Santorini is 595 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Istanbul to Santorini, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Santorini, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and nine other airlines fly from Istanbul to Mesariá hourly.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Istanbul to Santorini via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Istanbul to Santorini via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Ferry from Amorgos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $85
Ferry from Rafina to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$33 - $37
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$137

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