HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI) ferries

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Find all the information for your ferry from Heraklion to Santorini with Cyclades Islands ferry booking service by NetFerry. Through our portal you will have access to departure and arrival times, the costs and ferry operators that serve the crossings to Santorini departing from Heraklion.

The crossing between Heraklion and Santorini is served by Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets which carry out 27 trips per week with mainly morning boardings and crossing times ranging between 1 hr 55 min and 6 hours. On this route you can choose between the high-speed boats provided by Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets and the cargo capacity of the other companies, that allow you to carry your car, motorbike or camper.

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HERAKLION THIRA (SANTORINI) offers

Discounts for children under 10

AEGEON PELAGOS
Children between the ages of 5 and 10 are eligible for a 50% discount, including fees. 
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

AEGEON PELAGOS
Children aged 0 to 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Children under 5 travel free

GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
Children under 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 10

GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
Recieve a 50% on tickets for children aged between 5 and 10, incldung fees.
50% discount

Online check-in

GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
Free online check-in is available on this route, avoid last-minute panics at the ticket office and direct boarding.

Return ticket discount

GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
Receive a discount when you book a return ticket booked at least one day before departure. Limited availability and this discount cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.
30% discount

Children under 5 travel free

SEA JETS
Children between the ages of 0 and 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 10

SEA JETS
Receive a discount of 50% on tickets for children between the ages of 5 and 10, including fees.
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
All children aged between 0 and 5 years travel free but will not be allocated seating or accommodation, offer available on all domestic lines within Greece.
100% discount

Discounts for children between 5 and 10

MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
All children between the ages of 5 and 10 will receive a 50% discount, excluding fees. When cabin accommodation has been selected then at least one adult must be present in the cabin. Discount only valid on domestic lines within Greece. 
50% discount

Port of HERAKLION

The port of Heraklion is located on the north coast of the island and occupies an area that for millennia has been one of the most important maritime ports in the Mediterranean. The port of Heraklion has connections between Athens and Piraeus, also with many other ports in the Aegean islands. Heraklion is divided into Porto Vecchio and Porto Nuovo, as a stopover for arrivals and departures. The passenger terminal is a modern structure that provides travelers with many services for passenger safety and comfort. The public nùbus services are very close to the port and provide connections ... [More information]

Address: Leof. Nearchou Iraklio 713 07, Greece
Directions: Google Map @ Heraklion, port

Guide of THIRA (SANTORINI)

Santorini is perhaps the best-known island in the Cyclades due to its disarming beauty and its cliffs that overlooking the sea. It is a volcanic island and its black rocks create a particular contrast with the typical white Cycladic houses and villages that lie on the coasts as if they had been sleeping for millennia. History Santorini, whose real name is Thira, has a thousand-year history and in 1530 BC there was a volcanic eruption that destroyed most of the island. There are still traces of this event and you can still see the 20km-wide crater at the centre of the lagoon that formed and the... [More information]

FERRY OPERATORS

AEGEON PELAGOS
1 weekly sailing - Duration: 6 hours
Ship: F/B PREVELIS
GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
7 weekly sailings - Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
Ships: SUPERFERRY , SUPERFERRY II
MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
7 weekly sailings - Duration: 2 hours
Ship: SANTORINI PALACE
SEA JETS
12 weekly sailings - Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes
Ships: CALDERA VISTA , CHAMPION JET 2

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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How long is the crossing from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The duration of the crossing from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI) is usually 6 hours with AEGEON PELAGOS, 3 hours 15 minutes with GOLDEN STAR FERRIES, 2 hours with MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED and 2 hours 20 minutes with SEA JETS. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The ferry operator AEGEON PELAGOS provides 1 crossings per week, GOLDEN STAR FERRIES provides 7 crossings per week, MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED provides 7 crossings per week and SEA JETS provides 12 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The HERAKLION THIRA (SANTORINI) route is served by well-known operators such as Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets.

How much is a ferry ticket from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The price of the ticket from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI) varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from HERAKLION to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

This line is used for transporting vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, campers and trucks. Board with your vehicle by following the instructions at your port of departure.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from THIRA (SANTORINI) to HERAKLION.