Santorini Airport, Greece

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The international airport in Santorini, also known as Thira Airport, is located on the East side of the Greek island, close to Kamari village. It is the largest in the south Aegean Sea and also serves as a fighter base. It’s a relatively small airport though and it doesn’t have any special business facilities, such as airline lounges but there is a first aid station. Airport sleeping in Santorini is not allowed because of the limited space and the operating hours.

The airport can be reached from most national airports of Greece via Athens and Thessaloniki. Also, numerous charter flights from different European Cities fly directly to the island during the summer period.

It is well connected by road to the rest of the island, and whilst taxis, public bus and car rental are available on arrival.

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Essential Information: If you are looking for a private taxi or shuttle transfer in Santorini, please visit, a licensed company with professional drivers that serves Santorini Airport. Please note that ride sharing companies (Uber, Lyft, Via, Juno, etc.) are not allowed under the Greek law and are banned from Santorini.

Flying from Europe

Santorini International Airport hosts many charter flights from all over Europe. From the UK the Thomson fly offers charter flights in very attractive prices from the airports of Manchester and Gatwick. Departing from Germany there are several airlines like Condor and Air Berlin that offer cheap direct flights as well as charter flights to Santorini from several airports in Germany like Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf etc. From Scandinavia, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. There are also direct flights to Thira with RyanAir, Olympic Air, Astra Airlines, Aegean Airlines, SAS and other smaller airlines. Furthermore, directly flights are available from Rhodes and Kos islands.

Traveling from non European Countries

Travelers from USA, Canada, Australia, India, China and other non-European countries that wish to come to Santorini, must get a connecting flight in Athens or another European country that operates charter flights to the Greek island.