Ios
Santorini (Thira)
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Ios Santorini (Thira) Ferry

The Ios Santorini (Thira) ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 6 ferry companies. Blue Star Ferries operate their crossing up to 4 times per week, SeaJets 13 times per week, Zante Ferries 2 times per week, Golden Star Ferries 6 times per week, Cyclades Fast Ferries 2 times per week & the Aegean Sea Lines service is available up to 0 times per week.

There are a combined 27 sailings available per week on the Ios Santorini (Thira) crossing between Cyclades Islands and Cyclades Islands and with 6 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Ios to Thira?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Ios to Thira is approximately 1h 03m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Ios to Thira?

The average price of a ferry from Ios to Thira is approximately 122 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Ios to Thira can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Ios to Thira?

There are currently 6 popular ferry operators travelling from Ios to Thira. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Zante Ferries
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • Aegean Sea Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Ios to Thira?

Ferries from Ios to Thira are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

How far is Thira from Ios?

Ios to Thira is approximately 20 nautical miles distance apart.

Ios Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Ios is located in the Aegean Sea and lies around mid way between the island of Naxos and the island of Santorini. The island's terrain is characterised by hills and cliffs that lead down to the sea on most sides of the island. Located on the north west coast is the island's port which is only a short distance from the village of Chora. The trip between Chora and the port can be made on foot which will take you along a steep donkey path, and takes around 15 minutes. The village is characterised by narrow paths and streets most of which have now been taken over by bars, restaurants, shops and night clubs to cater for tourists.

There are ferries from the island's port to Piraeus and Rafina with a crossing time of between 4 1/2 hours and 8 hours, depending on ferry type, route and destination. During the summer months Ios is also connected by ferry to the other islands of the Cyclades.


Santorini (Thira) Guide

The Greek island of Santorini is one of the Cyclades group of islands that lies in the south Aegean Sea. The island has very much been shaped by its volcanic past which has created a rather unusual landscape in places. A popular site on the island is the water filled 'Caldera' crater and is surrounded by a wall of colourful cliffs which are packed full of charming houses. The island is also known for its lovely beaches, its busy port, its archaeological finds and the wonderful sunsets which are best viewed from the village of Oia, on the island's northernmost tip.

The island's beaches are distinctive in that they are mainly made up of dark volcanic sands, which can get very hot during the summer, and therefore a sun lounger or towel are an essential piece of kit. The best beaches tend to be located around the eastern coastline and always popular is the stretch found at Perissa. However, a little to the south is Perivolos Beach which is also lovely as is Red Beach which is close to ancient Akrotiri, where the red cliffs are hard to miss.


Ios to Thira Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-07-15 and 2024-07-21


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 01:00 02:20 1 hour 20 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 02:00 03:20 1 hour 20 minutes Thu
Zante Ferries 07:15 08:35 1 hour 20 minutes Fri
SeaJets 08:10 08:55 45 minutes Tue, Wed
SeaJets 08:15 08:50 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Zante Ferries 08:30 09:50 1 hour 20 minutes Wed
SeaJets 11:15 11:50 35 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat, Sun
Golden Star Ferries 11:50 12:40 50 minutes Everyday
Cyclades Fast Ferries 14:55 15:40 45 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat
SeaJets 15:10 15:45 35 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat
Zante Ferries 15:45 17:05 1 hour 20 minutes Sat
SeaJets 21:35 22:15 40 minutes Mon, Fri
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