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Are you trying to find out how to get to Santorini? Find the best ferry from Rafina to Santorini by accessing our online booking system. This page allows you to compare ferry operators who cover the routes to Santorini departing from Rafina and related timetables, tariffs and durations.

The Rafina Santorini line is covered by the maritime operator Golden Star Ferries who provide availability for 14 sailings per week with primarily morning departures and crossing times shorter than 8 hr 35 min. You can also get to your destination with your car because ferries that operate on this crossing allow vehicles. These ferries provide cafes and bars along with different types of accommodation to suit all of your needs. Early booking will ensure your choice of either regular seating or cabin accomodation.

If you leave it too late to book, you risk loosing your seat on board! Choose your favorite accommodation with ease: NetFerry will find the best solution for you!


Children under 5 travel free

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

Discounts for children under 10

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

Online check-in

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

Return ticket discount

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

Port of RAFINA

The port of Rafina is a port of modest size and is second port for the city of Athens. Rafina is an excellent option for summer departures to the Cyclades, as it is not as busy as Piraeus and very close to Athens airport. From the port of Rafina there are fast connections to Evia and most of the Cyclades. This port is popular with boaters who choose it as a berth before departure to the Greek islands. How to reach the port of Rafina From the center of Athens there are bus connections to Pedion Aeros which terminate at Rafina port. The stop in Rafina is very close to the port and the pier. You... [More information]

Address: Akti Andrea Papandreou, Rafina 190 09, Greece
Directions: Google Map @ Rafina, port


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]


14 weekly sailings - Duration: 6 hours 45 minutes

Alternative routes to Thira (Santorini)

Alternative routes to the CYCLADES ISLANDS

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Want to learn more about your trip from RAFINA to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

How long is the crossing from RAFINA to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The duration of the crossing from RAFINA to THIRA (SANTORINI) is usually 8 hours 35 minutes with GOLDEN STAR FERRIES. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

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

The ferry operator GOLDEN STAR FERRIES provides 14 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

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

The RAFINA THIRA (SANTORINI) route is served by Golden Star Ferries.

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

The price of the ticket from RAFINA 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 RAFINA to THIRA (SANTORINI)?

The companies operating on this route allow the transportation of vehicles, so you can get to your destination accompanied by your vehicle.

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 RAFINA.