Ferry from Santorini to Amorgos

Ferry to Amorgos - Whitewashed house details in Chora the capital of Amorgos island.

Passengers who take the ferry from Santorini to Amorgos enjoy a wonderful sailing from the world wide famous Cyclades island to the unique Aegean paradise!

Santorini or Thira is one of the most popular islands that tourists from every corner of the world wish to visit at least once in their life. The island has gained the reputation of having the most beautiful sunset from the famous town of Oia together with the unique Caldera, the only inhabited on the planet. Stroll around Fira, the capital of Santorini, and Imerovigli, built on the top of the Caldera, 300 meters above sea level. Visit Akrotiri, the ancient town buried when the volcano erupted 3500 years ago and Perissa known for the beautiful black sand, the hotels and restaurants, the accommodation facilities and the ancient site with monuments and ruins from different historical periods. The beauties of Santorini are countless and you certainly cannot enjoy them in a trip of a few days. The island invites you to explore every corner, every village and every hidden secret of history from antiquity to the present day.

Leaving the amazing island of Santorini which has no equal in the world, you will arrive at another Αegean treasure, Amorgos. Some call it “the island of the endless blue” from the French movie “Le Grand Bleu” (in English “ Infinite Blue”) which was filmed on the island.
Amorgos is the ideal place for those who prefer more quiet holidays with less crowded beaches and villages. This is the reason why this beautiful island has loyal visitors who return every year to enjoy the tranquility and activities close to nature. For those who love
hiking, Amorgos is the perfect place. Several paths with marvelous sea views, traditional villages, ancient ruins, monasteries and churches attract the interest of visitors and make the island special among the others belonging to the Cyclades Complex.

Santorini to Amorgos ferry schedule

The ships from Santorini to Amorgos arrive at Katapola, the main port of the island, full of hotels, shops and restaurants that welcome you to taste the local specialities.
Santorini to Amorgos ferry schedule is based mostly on seasonality. During the winter period the routes are fewer but in spring and mainly in summer the choices are increasing to meet the needs of all passengers. With 1 or 2 daily sailings during the peak season, you can organize your trip and book your tickets in advance through our reservation system.

Santorini to Amorgos ferry distance

The Santorini to Amorgos ferry distance is 43 nautical miles or 80 km.

Santorini to Amorgos ferry time

The Santorini to Amorgos ferry time varies between 1h 15m to 5h depending on the type of ferry, the unpredictable weather conditions and the intermediate stops to other islands.
Our booking system can inform you about the departure and arrival time of each ferry as well as the prices and discounts.

Santorini to Amorgos ferry type

Conventional and high speed car/passenger ferries operate the route from Santorini to Amorgos. The trip with a regular ferry needs more time but you have a wider selection of accommodation on board with a better price. Also, when the weather is good you can stay on the outside deck of the ship and enjoy the sea breeze and sun. The high speed ferries have the advantage of a shorter trip but the tickets are more expensive. Also, in case of bad weather the trip with a faster boat may not be pleasant for sea sick passengers.

Useful information about the trip

  • Have in mind to be at the port of Santorini, Athinios, at least 1 hour before departure for check-in and embarkation. The ferry terminal is usually very crowded during the high season month as the Santorini Amorgos trip is very popular
  • Our pages dedicated to Santorini and Amorgos can provide you with all the necessary information about the ports and the means of transport available
  • An organized boat tour to the volcano, situated between Santorini and Thirassia is a good idea during your stay on Thira
  • Island hopping from both ports of Amorgos, Katapola or Aegiali to other Cyclades islands like Paros or Naxos is possible
  • Μany tourists combine their trip to Santorini with a short trip to Mykonos, the other top Greek island destination
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