Santorini (Thira)
Rethymno
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Ferry from Santorini (Thira) to Rethymno

This ferry route is operated by SeaJets. Santorini (Thira) Rethymno ferries cost between £91 and £361, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Santorini (Thira) Rethymno ferries.

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno Ferry Times

The first Santorini (Thira) Rethymno ferry typically departs from Santorini (Thira) at around 16:45. The last ferry usually departs at 16:45.

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

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 2h 30m. The fastest sailings are approximately 2h 30m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno Ferry Operator Schedules

There is 1 weekly sailing from Santorini (Thira) to Rethymno provided by SeaJets. Timetables can change from season to season.

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno Ferry Prices

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno ferry prices typically range between £91* and £361*. The average price is typically £218*. The cheapest Santorini (Thira) Rethymno ferry prices start from £90*. The average price for a foot passenger is £215*. The average price for a car is £359*.

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

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

The distance between Santorini (Thira) to Rethymno is approximately 91.3 miles (146.9km) or 79.3 nautical miles.

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

Yes, SeaJets allow cars on board ferries between Santorini (Thira) and Rethymno. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Santorini (Thira) and Rethymno.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with SeaJets between Santorini (Thira) and Rethymno.

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Santorini (Thira) to Rethymno with SeaJets. 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 Cyclades Islands to Crete page.
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Santorini (Thira) - Rethymno Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators SeaJets
Average Price £218*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 2h 30m
First Ferry 16:45
Distance 79 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 Rethymno?

The ferry crossing time from Thira to Rethymno is approximately 2h 30m. 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 Rethymno?

Thira to Rethymno ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Thira to Rethymno is £219. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Thira to Rethymno?

There is 1 ferry operator for Thira to Rethymno and this is
  • SeaJets

How can I book ferry tickets from Thira to Rethymno?

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

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Thira to Rethymno?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Thira to Rethymno with
  • SeaJets

Can you take your car on the ferry from Thira to Rethymno?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Thira to Rethymno with
  • SeaJets

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Thira to Rethymno?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • SeaJets

How far is Rethymno from Thira?

The distance between Thira to Rethymno is approximately 79 nautical Miles.

Santorini (Thira) Rethymno Ferry reviews

  • "Crossing with Sea Jeats Tora"

    Booking system online clear and easy. Crossing from Iraklio to Thira was confortable and on time, despite the rough sea

    'Megajet' travelled on Megajet

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  • "Naxos - Santorini"

    perfect and on time

    'Megajet' travelled on Megajet

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  • "Heraklion to Santorini"

    Nice way to travel for a short distance, as you can avoid all the time and inconvenience of airport requirements and security. Plus you get some sea time.

    'Megajet' travelled on Megajet

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  • "Great trips"

    Ferry and journey very confortable. Staff on board helpfull. I can't say the same about the staff at the port. We arrived one hour before as mentioned on the booking confirmation to collect the ticket and get on board, but the office were closed. After a long queue they told us which one was the correct office.

    'Megajet' travelled on Megajet

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Santorini (Thira) Guide

Located in the southern Aegean Sea is the Greek island of Santorini and lies around 200 km to the south east of the Greek mainland. It forms part of the Cycladic group of islands and is the only location in Europe to have a hot desert climate. A popular pastime for visitors to Santorini is to take a cruise to the island's three islets, which were created in ancient times during a volcanic eruption. The islets are called Nea Kammeni, Palea Kammeni and Thirassia and provide an excellent vantage point for visitors to see the volcano, being located to the west of the island. The island's capital is Fira and is full of typical Cycladic houses with whitewashed walls, blue domed churches and stepped streets full of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

The island of Santorini has two ports. The main port is Athinios, where all the ferry and commercial boats arrive. There is also the Old Port which is mostly used for cruise ships. From the main port, ferries can be taken to Piraeus, Rafina and to the other islands in the Cyclades. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate on these routes.


Rethymno Guide

Located between the popular regions of Heraklion and Chania is the beautiful historic town of Rethymno, the third largest town on the island of Crete in Greece.

Rethymno is a place of outstanding natural wealth and a variation of landscapes, with flourishing valleys, harsh mountains and rocky shores following long sandy beaches. The east side of the region is mostly mountainous while the northern and southern coasts are dotted with fabulous beaches which are pretty popular in summer.

The city of Rethymno is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Greece, with Venetian fortification works, orthodox and catholic churches, mosques, grand Venetian mansions, arches and cobbled streets all together, creating this wondrous traditional atmosphere.

The Venetian port is probably one of the most popular spots of the Town. This small port was of great strategic importance during the Venetian period and has undergone numerous constructions since 1300. Nowadays, the port is lined up by cafes and delicious restaurants where you can enjoy the secrets of the Cretan cuisine.


Thira to Rethymno Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 17:00 19:30 2 hours 30 minutes Wed, Sun

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