Ferries from Santorini to Naxos (and return)

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naxos-portIf you plan to take a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of Santorini , Naxos is a great choice. Although the largest island in the Cyclades, Naxos is mostly an agricultural island and is still not over run by tourists. While here, make sure to visit Portara, the only remnant of a temple dedicated to Apollo and of course, spend some time on the lovely beaches.

Santorini or Thira?

When traveling by ferry in Greece it’s important to remember that we travel between two ports and in many cases, the name of the port is not the same as the name of the island (especially as we know it in English). So, when looking for connections with Santorini, make sure to look for Thira (Santorini) or the port code ATI.

How long does it take to get from Santorini to Naxos?

The journey between Santorini and Naxos takes between 1 hour 25 minutes and 2 hours 10 minutes, depending on the type of ferry you are taking

Is there a high speed ferry between Santorini and Naxos ?

Yes, there’s a ferry which only takes 1 hour 25 minutes to get to Naxos (starting with May).

How much does it cost to get from Santorini to Naxos by ferry?

The ticket prices depend on the type of ferry you are taking and the class.

On Blue Star Ferries, the economy class ticket costs 20.50€ / adult / one way on the slow ferry (2 hours). On the SeaJets , the economy ticket costs 42€ / adult/ one way on the passenger faster ferry.

How many ferries per day depart from Santorini to Naxos during the low season?

During the 2016 low season (March– May, September – October) there are the following ferries running between Santorini and Naxos:

Sun 7 am, Apr 3- Apr 24, May 8 – Jun 12, Sep 18 – Oct 30
Sun 8:30 am, May 22 – Jun 5
Fri 8:45 am, May 20 – Jun 3
Mon- Thu 9 am, May 23 – Jun 9
Tue – Sun 9 am, Jun 10 – Sep 25
Mon 10:30 am, May 2 – May 9
daily 10:45 am, Apr 8 – May 1 , May 10 – Jul 21, Sep 5- Oct 17
Tue – Sun 10:45 am, May 3 – May 8
daily 11:30 am, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 12:15 pm, Mar 25 – Apr 27, May 20 – Jul 21, Sep 5 – Sep 26
Sat 12:45 pm, Jun 11 – Sep 10
Mon, Thu, Fri 12:45 pm, Jun 10 – Sep 12
Sun 12:45 pm, Jun 26 – Sep 11
Wed 12:45 pm, Jun 29 – Sep 7
Thu, Sun 1 pm, Sep 15 – Sep 25
Tue, Wed, Sat 1 pm, Sep 13- Sep 24
daily 1:30 pm, Apr 22 – Jun 9
daily 2:15 pm, Apr 28 – May 19 , Sep 27 – Oct 9
daily 3:30 pm, May 2 – May 8 , Jun 1 – Sep 18
Tue – Fri, Sun 3:30 pm , until Apr 24, May 10 – May 31, Sep 20 – Oct 30
Mon, Sat 3:30 pm, Mar 19 – Apr 23, May 9 – May 30, Sep 19 – Oct 31
Mon- Sat 3:30 pm, Apr 25 – Apr 30
daily 5:20 pm, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 6:15 pm, Oct 10 – Oct 24


How many ferries per day depart from Santorini to Naxos during the high season?

During the 2016 high season (June – August ) there are the following ferries running between Santorini and Naxos:

Sun 7 am, May 8 – Jun 12
Sun 8:30 am, May 22 – Jun 5
Fri 8:45 am, May 20 – Jun 3
Mon – Thu 9 am, May 23 – Jun 9
Tue – Sun 9 am, Jun 10 – Sep 25
Mon 9 am, Jun 13
daily 10:45 am, May 10 – Jul 21, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 11:30 am, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 12:15 pm, May 20 – Jul 21
Fri 12:45 pm, Jun 11 – Sep 10
Tue 12:45 pm, Jun 14 – Jun 21, Jul 5- Jul 12, Jul 26 , Aug 9 , Aug 23 – Aug 30
Mon, Thu, Fri 12:45 pm, Jun 10 – Sep 12
Wed, Sun 12:45 pm, Jun 12 – Jun 22, Jun 29 – Jul 7
Sat 12:45 pm, Jun 11 – Sep 10
Sun 12:45 pm, Jun 26 – Sep 11
Wed 12:45 pm, Jun 29 – Sep 7
Tue 1 pm, Jun 7
Thu 1 pm, Jun 9
daily 1:30 pm, Apr 22 – Jun 9
daily 3:30 pm, Jun 1 – Sep 18
daily 5:20 pm, Jul 22 – Sep 4


Are there any overnight journeys between Santorini and Naxos ?

No.

Where can I buy tickets from?

125x125Tickets can be bought on line (with some restrictions like couple of weeks up to 2 months before departure), from the travel agencies or directly from the port. Unless you plan to travel during the peak season, you don’t need to worry much about booking in advance.

Does everyone charge the same prices?

The prices are the same, regardless if you book online, via travel agency or buy them directly from the port.

How about the ferries from Naxos to Santorini ?

During the 2016 high season, the following ferries link Naxos to Santorini:

daily 10:40 am, May 20 – Jul 21, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 11:20 am, Apr 22 – Jun 9
daily 12:50 pm, Jun 1 – Sep 18
daily 2:55 pm, May 10 – Jul 21, Jul 22 – Sep 4
daily 3:15 pm, Jul 22 – Sep 4
Sat 4:10 pm, Jun 11 – Sep 10
Tue 4:10 pm, Jun 14 – Jun 21, Jul 5 – Jul 12 , Jul 26, Aug 9, Aug 23 – Aug 30
Mon, Thu, Fri 5:15 pm, Jun 10 – Sep 12
Wed, Sun 5:25 pm, Jun 12 – Jun 22
Sun 5:25 pm, Jun 26 – Sep 11
Wed 5:25 pm, Jun 29 – Sep 7
Tue 5:35 pm, Jun 7
Thu 5:35 pm, Jun 9
Sat 7:55 pm, May 21 – Jun 9
Mon – Thu 7:55 pm, May 23 – Jun 9
Mon – Sat 9:30 pm, Jun 10 – Sep 24
Sat 11:05 pm, May 7 – Jun 11

During the 2016 low season, the following ferries link Naxos to Santorini:

daily 10:30 am, Oct 10 – Oct 24
daily 10:40 am, Mar 25 – Apr 27, Apr 28 – May 19 , May 20 – Jul 21 , Jul 22 – Sep 4, Sep 5 – Sep 26 , Sep 27 – Oct 9 , Oct 25 – Oct 31
daily 11:20 am, Apr 22 – Jun 9
Mon – Sat 12:50 pm, Apr 25 – Apr 30
daily 12:50 pm, May 2- May 8 , Jun 1- Sep 18
Mon, Sat 12:55 pm, Mar 19 – Apr 23, May 9 – May 30 , Sep 19 – Oct 31
Tue – Fri, Sun 12:55 pm, until Apr 24, May 10 – May 31 , Sep 20 – Oct 30
Mon 2:45 pm, May 2 – May 9
daily 2:55 pm, Apr 8 – May 1 , Apr 8 – May 1, May 10 – Jul 21 , Jul 22 – Sep 4, Sep 5 – Oct 17
Tue – Sun 2:55 pm, May 3- May 8
daily 3:15 pm, Jul 22 – Sep 4
Sat 4:10 pm, Jun 11 – Sep 10
Thu, Sat 4:20 pm, Sep 15 – Sep 25
Mon, Thu, Fri 5:15 pm, Jun 10 – Sep 12
Wed 5:25 pm, Jun 29 – Sep 8
Tue, Wed, Sat 5:35 pm, Jun 1- Sep 24
Sat 7:55 pm, May 21 – Jun 4
Mon – Thu 7:55 pm, May 23 – Jun 9
Sat 11:05 pm, Apr 2- Apr 23, May 7 – Jun 11 , Sep 17 – Oct 29


Important note:

Make sure to double check the departures couple of weeks (or days) before departure, as the schedule is submitted to the Ministry of Mercantile Marine every Friday so, in some cases, there can be some changes from week to week, let alone from month to month.

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>> Ferries from Athens to Karpathos
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>> Ferries from Athens to Mykonos
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>> Ferries from Athens to Patmos
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>> Ferries from Santorini to Crete
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Syros
>> Ferries from Santorini to Mykonos
>> Ferries from Santorini to Naxos
>> Ferries from Corfu to Patras
>> Ferries from Rhodes to Kos
>>Ferries to and from Santorini
>> Ferries from Athens to Paros
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Crete
>> Ferries from Santorini to Karpathos
>>Ferries from Thessaloniki to Lesvos
>> Ferries to and from Mykonos
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>> Ferries from Crete to Gavdos
>> Ferries from Santorini to Rhodes
>> Ferries from Santorini to Paros
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Ios
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>> Ferries from Santorini to Syros
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Note: *The article was first published in 2009; latest schedule update was made as of March 2016.

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