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Ferry from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira)

On average there are 3 weekly sailings between Karpathos to Santorini (Thira). 2 operators sail this route Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries and runs throughout the year. Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferries cost between £23 and £92, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferries.

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) Ferry Times

The first Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferry typically departs from Karpathos at around 16:30. The last ferry usually departs at 22:20.

How long is the ferry from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira)?

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 9h 11m. The fastest sailings are approximately 6h 35m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 3 weekly ferry sailings from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira). These sailings are provided by Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) Ferry Prices

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferry prices typically range between £23* and £92*. The average price is typically £53*. The cheapest Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferry prices start from £24*. The average price for a foot passenger is £48*. The average price for a car is £271*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira)?

The distance between Karpathos to Santorini (Thira) is approximately 134.9 miles (217.1km) or 117.2 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferry?

Yes, Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Karpathos and Santorini (Thira). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Karpathos and Santorini (Thira).

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira)?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries between Karpathos and Santorini (Thira).

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira)?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Karpathos to Santorini (Thira) with Anek Lines. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Cyclades Islands page.
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Karpathos - Santorini (Thira) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price £53*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 9h 11m
Fastest Sailing Duration 6h 35m
First Ferry 16:30
Last Ferry 22:20
Distance 117 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Karpathos to Thira?

The ferry crossing time from Karpathos to Thira is approximately 11h 02m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Karpathos to Thira?

Karpathos to Thira ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Karpathos to Thira is £53. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Karpathos to Thira?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Karpathos to Thira. These are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anek Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Karpathos to Thira?

Book ferries from Karpathos to Thira through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

How far is Thira from Karpathos?

The distance between Karpathos to Thira is approximately 117 nautical Miles.

Karpathos Santorini (Thira) Ferry reviews

  • "Latvija"


    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Kassos to Sitia"

    We were very happy with the trip overall. Two points for improvement: the toilets need to be cleaned more often; there is seating available but inconsiderate people often take more than they need - perhaps an announcement could be made to remind everyone to be more thoughtful.

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Piacevole esperienza "

    Nave puntuale. Personale molto gentile. Cabina accogliente

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Easy Work but check your check in "

    Smooth and easy journey from Rhodes to Karpathos. Only feedback is clarification needed on how early you must arrive. Our confirmation email states we needed to be there 120 minutes before departure. However once we arrived at the ferry port, we were only advised 60. We had a 8am departure and arrived way before 6am which after an early morning wake up seemed unnecessary.

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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Karpathos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of the islands, the Greek island of Karpathos lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese islands. Its relatively remote location has meant that the island has managed to retain many of its traditions and customs, traditional dress and dialect which resembles the dialect of the Greek island of Crete and of Cyprus.

The island's north has many rugged mountains but in contrast the south of the island is quite fertile, and visitors can see many wildflowers during the winter and spring. The island's coastal areas are characterised by beautiful beaches which tend to be quiet and are often nestled between the island's cliffs. The island's beaches differ quite markedly from each other which is dependent on the beach's location. The east coast beaches tend to be smaller and gravelly, but tend not to be too windy. The beaches on the south coast tend to have fine white sand as do the beaches on the island's west coast, although these are the most exposed to the Meltemi and are only really available when the wind isn't too strong. Finally, the beaches in the north are difficult to get to and are really only accessible by sea or by jeep.

Ferries from Karpathos depart to the ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Milos, Anafi, Sitia, Santorini, Chalki and Kasos.

Santorini (Thira) Guide

The Greek island of Santorini is one of the Cyclades group of islands that lies in the south Aegean Sea. The island has very much been shaped by its volcanic past which has created a rather unusual landscape in places. A popular site on the island is the water filled 'Caldera' crater and is surrounded by a wall of colourful cliffs which are packed full of charming houses. The island is also known for its lovely beaches, its busy port, its archaeological finds and the wonderful sunsets which are best viewed from the village of Oia, on the island's northernmost tip.

The island's beaches are distinctive in that they are mainly made up of dark volcanic sands, which can get very hot during the summer, and therefore a sun lounger or towel are an essential piece of kit. The best beaches tend to be located around the eastern coastline and always popular is the stretch found at Perissa. However, a little to the south is Perivolos Beach which is also lovely as is Red Beach which is close to ancient Akrotiri, where the red cliffs are hard to miss.

Karpathos to Thira Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 14:50 23:59 9 hours 9 minutes Fri

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