A geological wonder in the south of the Greek islands, Santorini is a uniquely beautiful location carved out by an ancient volcanic eruption. With stunning views of the Mediterranean coast and an utterly unmistakable geographic make-up, Santorini, despite its size, has come to be viewed as one of the finest islands to visit in the world, with superb beaches, a vibrant local atmosphere, and breathtaking scenery. With so much to explore and a flawless Mediterranean climate to do it in, it is no surprise that the island has become so popular!
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Things to do and places to visit in Santorini
With flights to Santorini, travelers will get the chance to explore the unmistakable geography of the island. Created by an ancient volcanic eruption, the rockfaces have an otherworldly feel to them, with strange crevices and contours creating a uniquely beautiful landscape to explore. As a tourist destination growing in popularity, there are numerous hotels and restaurants that can cater to any budget, as well as many cultural sites to visit, including Akrotiri, a major archaeological site from the Minoan era, a civilization that lived on the islands over 3,000 years ago.
When on the island be sure to:
Explore the breathtaking geography, created by an ancient volcanic eruption
Take a tour of the beautifully preserved ancient town
Visit Akrotiri, a major archaeological site of the ancient Minoans
Sample the superb local cuisine
Take to the island's towns after dark to soak up the local culture
Go for a walk along the island's amazing beaches
Sample the renowned local wine, most made with the local Assyrtiko grape variety
Visit the sites of the ancient volcanoes
Stroll around the stunning, whitewashed towns and villages
Look around and admire the beautiful wall painting that adorns much of the old city
Airports in Santorini
The island is served by Santorini International Airport. It is one of the few small, Greek islands to be served by a major international airport and as such is a hub for those traveling to the region.
The airport is located just north of the city of Kamari.
The airport is accessible only by road. There are several bus routes throughout the island that reach the airport, as well as many taxi hire and car rental companies that provides links from the towns and villages to the airport.
Frequently asked questions about flights to Santorini
How can I find cheap flights to Santorini on eDreams?
At eDreams you will find flights from $14 to Santorini. Thanks to the combination of various technologies, machine learning algorithms and real user searches on our platform, you will be able to choose between the different options that best suit your needs when you have to fly to Santorini.
Which airlines fly to Santorini?
Airlines flying direct from the US to Santorini include:
Lufthansa, with flights from Dallas, Austin, TX and from New York, for example.
Airlines with indirect flights to Santorini include:
Aegean Airlines, which flies from Austin, TX, Dallas or null.
Lufthansa, with flights from Dallas and Austin, TX, as well as from New York.
How long before a flight to Santorini should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Santorini, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Santorini departing from over 88 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Santorini with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Santorini’s airport?
Santorini is served by 1 airport[s]. Santorini operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 88 cities, such as Athens, Rome and Paris, the most popular routes.
How far is Santorini’s airport from the city centre?
Santorini’s airport Santorini is located 1 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Santorini’s city centre?
Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.79 USD per person. Taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Santorini , the average price for the ride to Santorini centre is around 4.49 USD per km. Car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, eDreams has the best offers of car rentals in Santorini. Pick your preferred car type and get from Santorini to Santorini city centre on your own terms.