Santorini (Thira)
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Santorini (Thira) to Ios Ferry

The Santorini to Ios ferry route is provided by 6 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Santorini to Ios is takes around 47 minutes on most ferries servicing this route. Santorini to Ios ferry duration can range between 35 minutes and 2 hours 15 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with and weather conditions at the time of departure.

Santorini to Ios Ferry Schedule

There are up to 48 weekly sailings from Santorini to Ios. SeaJets provide up to 4 sailings per day, Blue Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings, Zante Ferries provide 2 weekly sailings and Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables typically increase during the high season.

Santorini to Ios Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves at around 06:45 and the last ferry leaves at around 20:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Santorini to Ios

The fastest ferry from Santorini to Ios is with SeaJets and Minoan Lines in 35 minutes.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Santorini to Ios ferry?

There are cabins available on the ferry from Santorini to Ios.

Are pets allowed on ferries from Santorini to Ios?

Yes, pets are welcome on the ferry from Santorini to Ios with SeaJets, Blue Star Ferries, Zante Ferries and Golden Star Ferries. SeaJets provide pet-friendly cabins with enough space to accommodate up to 2 pets. Dogs must be on a leash and muzzled whenever moving around the ship. Please ensure that your pet has been fully vaccinated before travelling and has the appropriate documentation such as a pet passport and health certificate.

How much luggage can I take on the Santorini Ios ferry?

Those travelling with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries can take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per passenger at no additional cost. Those travelling with Minoan Lines can take 2 pieces of luggage plus a carry-on bag. All the other operators don't have strict luggage policies.

Santorini to Ios Ferry Price

Ferry price from Santorini to Ios can range between £29 and £510 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £56, prices can range between £29 and £113. The average price with a car is £281. Car prices can range between £126 and £510. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Tickets

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the Santorini Ios ferry.

With 4 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

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Santorini (Thira) - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 8
Operators Aegean Sea Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, SeaJets, Small Cyclades Lines & Zante Ferries
Average Price £138*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 22
Average Sailing Duration 46m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 19:30
Distance 20 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 Thira to Ios?

The ferry crossing time from Thira to Ios is approximately 1h 05m. 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 Thira to Ios?

Thira to Ios ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Thira to Ios is £64. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Thira to Ios?

There are 6 popular ferry operators for Thira to Ios. These are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Zante Ferries
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • Small Cyclades Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Thira to Ios?

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

How far is Ios from Thira?

The distance between Thira to Ios is approximately 20 nautical Miles.

Santorini (Thira) Ios Ferry reviews

  • "Efficient transportation"

    Thanks to Blue Star Ferries my family enjoyed a very smooth return trip between Santorini and Naxos. The ferry was clean. Staff very friendly and helpful and journey a wonderful part of a magical week in Greece. Thank you 👌

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "SupersonicTonic"


    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "Good experience"

    Great experience in terms of travel. Ship was well equipped and timely. Only negative was that there was no instruction at all on where to go on either port. No signage towards where to wait or people instructing you. We just followed a crowd which luckily was the right place to wait. 

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "Brilliant"

    Absolutely brilliant service

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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Santorini to Ios Ferry Guide

Santorini Ferry Port

The Thira ferry port, better known as Athinios, is located on the southwest coast of the island and is easily accessible via public transport and taxi. The local bus service departing every day from Fira operates compatibly with the ferry timetable. Otherwise, you can book a private transfer service like Welcome Pickups, which can take you directly to the passenger terminals. In the meantime, don’t miss out on all the best offers for hotels in Santorini by visiting our accommodation page.

Thira to Ios Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Zante Ferries 07:30 08:50 1 hour 20 minutes Wed
Zante Ferries 09:00 10:20 1 hour 20 minutes Mon
SeaJets 10:05 10:50 45 minutes Mon
SeaJets 10:10 15:00 4 hours 50 minutes Sat
Zante Ferries 14:00 15:20 1 hour 20 minutes Fri
Blue Star Ferries 15:30 16:30 1 hour Sat
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