Santorini Airport

General information

Santorini is also known as Thera and Thira and part of the Greek island group called the Cyclades.  Unfortunately, the airport is very small and outdated, meaning that during the summer it can get too crowded forcing people to wait outside. In 2021, the current terminal will be expanded and modernised.


Where is Santorini Airport situated?

Santorini Airport is located on the eastern part of the island, north of Kamari and east of the capital Fira. The airport is easily accessible by car via the many roads that cover the island.

How many terminals does Santorini Airport have?

Santorini Airport has one outdated terminal. Expect chaos as you leave, so be there on time.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Santorini Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Greece.

Airport Distance
Mykonos Airport 116km
Heraklion Airport 121km
Kos Airport 150km
Chania Airport 154km



The distance from Santorini Airport to the centre of Fira is 6 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Fira.

From JTR Airport to Fira City centre by Car
6 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Santorini Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Santorini Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Santorini Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Santorini Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Fira is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Santorini Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From JTR Airport to Fira City centre by Taxi
6 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Santorini Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Santorini Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Santorini Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Santorini Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Santorini Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Santorini Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Santorini Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Volotea
  • Vueling
  • Alitalia
  • Norwegian
  • easyJet


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Santorini Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Eucalyptus, Mesariá

Surrounded by eucalyptus trees, the white-washed Hotel Eucalyptus is centrally located in Mesaria Village. It features a sun terrace and offers colourful rooms that open to a balcony with village views. Free WiFi is available in all areas.


Olympic Hotel Santorini, Vóthon

Offering an outdoor pool and a sun terrace with sun loungers, Olympic Hotel Santorini is set in Vóthon, 10 km from Oía. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Hotels in Firá

Looking for the best hotels in Firá? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Kavalari Hotel, Fira

Perched on the top of the Caldera in Santorini Island, Kavalari Hotel enjoys panoramic views over the Aegean Sea and the old port. The Cycladic-style guesthouse features a sun terrace and offers free Wi-Fi throughout.


Hotel Solaris, Fira

Hotel Solaris is a 5-minute walk from Fira’s centre in Santorini and features a large swimming pool with hydromassage. It offers rooms with a view to the Aegean Sea. The studios and apartments feature modern Cycladic décor and have a private balcony.


The Majestic Hotel, Fira

Situated over the dramatic Santorini cliffs, The Majestic Hotel features soundproofed rooms with private balcony enjoying views of the Aegean Sea or the volcano. It lies within 400 metres from Fira centre and just a few metres from the Caldera.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Santorini Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Santorini: Firostefani & Oia Village Minibus Panoramic Tour

Join this 3-hour panoramic tour by minibus to Oia Village, with plenty of stunning photo opportunities. Enjoy a tour that's ideal for cruise ship passengers and one-day visitors to Santorini.


Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth Tour from Inverness

Whether you're a whiskey lover or a whiskey learner, get a taste for it in the beautiful region of Speyside. On this tour, get the most out of the region by visiting two distinct distilleries.

Tour & transport

Tjapukai: Night Fire Self-Drive

Watch an amazing performance by indigenous Tjapukai warriors and get an insight into their culture and traditions. Enjoy live performances and ceremonies about the Dreamtime, and feast from a native Australian buffet dinner.


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