Santorini (Thira)
Ios
Ferries to Cyclades Islands
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Santorini (Thira) Ios Ferry

The Santorini (Thira) Ios ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 6 ferry companies. Blue Star Ferries operate their crossing up to 5 times per week, SeaJets 3 times per day, Zante Ferries 3 times per week, Golden Star Ferries 7 times per week, Cyclades Fast Ferries 3 times per week & the Small Cyclades Lines service is available up to 1 times per week.

There are a combined 40 sailings available per week on the Santorini (Thira) Ios 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 Thira to Ios?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Thira to Ios is approximately 1h 05m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Thira to Ios?

The average price of a ferry from Thira to Ios is approximately 162 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Thira to Ios can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Thira to Ios?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Thira to Ios?

Ferries from Thira to Ios 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 Ios from Thira?

Thira to Ios is approximately 20 nautical miles distance apart.

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.


Ios Guide

The Greek island of Ios is part of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Santorini and Naxos. The island has a popular night economy, lovely beaches and a number of historical monuments which are popular with visitors. The island has been popular with tourists from around the world for many years and is definitely one of the most popular of the Cyclades islands. Chora is a typical Greek village on the island with traditional whitewashed buildings, winding streets and many colourful flowers. However, at night the sleepy village comes alive with many places to socialise.

Around the island there are many beaches with soft white sand just waiting to be explored, all of which are blessed with crystal clear waters. Perhaps the island's most popular beach is Mylopotas which is lined with bars, restaurants and places to hire water sport related equipment, and is over 1 km long. However, if you require a more secluded beach experience then Valmas or Kolitsani beaches are a good choice.


Thira to Ios Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-06-10 and 2024-06-16


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 06:45 08:00 1 hour 15 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Zante Ferries 09:00 10:20 1 hour 20 minutes Mon
SeaJets 09:20 10:00 40 minutes Mon, Sat
Cyclades Fast Ferries 09:50 10:35 45 minutes Tue, Fri, Sun
SeaJets 10:10 10:50 40 minutes Fri, Sun
Zante Ferries 11:00 12:20 1 hour 20 minutes Fri
Small Cyclades Lines 11:30 13:20 1 hour 50 minutes Mon
Zante Ferries 12:00 13:20 1 hour 20 minutes Wed
SeaJets 12:10 12:40 30 minutes Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
Golden Star Ferries 14:15 15:05 50 minutes Everyday
SeaJets 15:40 16:20 40 minutes Thu
SeaJets 19:30 20:05 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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