Learn all you need to know about the ferry from Santorini to Folegandros and book your tickets to visit this popular destination of the Cyclades Complex!
Folegandros might be a small island but it has managed to become a popular tourist destination while maintaining the untouched beauty of its landscapes and its unspoiled charm. Folegandros Greece is one of the most picturesque islands of Greece and of the Cyclades. Each village on the island is made up of tiny sugar cubed whitewashed houses with colorful doors and windows, cobblestone streets and narrow alleys with the famous bougainvilleas leaning over the balconies, boasting the traditional cycladic architecture. The island is ideal for peaceful and relaxing vacation, mouthwatering gastronomy and if you are looking for stunning beaches.
Book your tickets for the ferry from Santorini to Folegandros and enjoy at the fullest the charm of the island after crossing the beautiful Aegean Sea!
Distance between the Port of Santorini and the Port of Folegandros
The distance between the port of Santorini and the port of Folegandros is approximately 52 kilometers ( 28 nautical miles).
Santorini to Folegandros travel duration
Depending on the seasonality, the ferry operators that offer this route, the type of ferry, the weather conditions and the in-between stops to neighbouring islands the travel duration might vary from 1hour and 20 minutes to 3hours.
Santorini to Folegandros ferry schedule
All year round there are more than 2 carriers serving this connection. The frequency of the routes depends on the season. During winter time there are at least 2 routes per week available but during the summer season when the demand is much higher, there are more than 5 routes available per week.
High-speed or conventional ferry from Santorini to Folegandros?
If you have some time to spare, a normal/conventional ferry is a better option as you can choose a seat on the open deck and enjoy the Aegean Sea, the sun and the summer breeze. If you want to arrive as fast as possible, a high speed ferry is a better option but note that most of the high speed ferries don’t have a garage space and if you want to travel with your vehicle, the high speed ferry might not have availability, thus, booking your tickets in advance would be a wise choice.
Where does the ferry dock in Folegandros?
The port of Folegandros is on the southeastern side of the island, in a village called Karavostasi and it also offers connections with the ports of Piraeus, Milos, Sikinos and other Cycladic Islands. Some of the best hotels of the island are located in the village. Karavostasi also has a few shops and restaurants and a beautiful, unpolluted beach with crystal clear waters.
Tips for your trip to Folegandros
- Folegandros has many tourists, especially during the summer period, so book your tickets early enough so that there are many schedules to choose from
- Remember to arrive in the port at least 1-2 hours before your departure time
- Get more information about Santorini and Folegandros by visiting our relative pages
- The location of the island is ideal for island hopping to the rest of the Cyclades, such as Thirassia, Sikinos, Ios and Anafi