Ferry from Santorini to Ios

Ferry to Ios - A Taverna in Ios, Greece, with the chalk menu-board outside.

Take a ferry from Santorini to Ios and enjoy a tour between two gorgeous, world-famous islands, which are so aptly representing the Greek vacation supremacy!

It is well known that every year among the top destinations of the world list are both the islands Santorini and Ios! For a traveler of any age or interest, a visit to these two is an absolute must. The island of Ios, is mostly famous for its beautiful beaches, breathtaking capital and vibrant nightlife among young people and teenagers. There is a wide range of schedules and accommodation options onboard and daily connections with conventional and high-speed vessels that will quickly get you to your destination in the most convenient way possible. Regardless if you are on a honeymoon trip to Santorini or just a summer vacation trip, you should include Ios in your list even as a one day trip.

What's the distance between Santorini and Ios?

Athinios port is the main active commercial port in Santorini. The distance between the port of Santorini and the port of Ios is 23.3 nautical miles (i.e. 38 km).

Santorini to Ios ferry time

The Santorini to Ios ferry time can last from 35 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the type of vessel, the number of ports in which each ferry calls during the trip and the route planned by each ferry operator.

Ferry Options from Santorini to Ios

There are both high-speed ferries and conventional vessels that serve this route with facilities and services on board that can meet the needs of every passenger for an enjoyable and comfortable trip. To get all the necessary information about ferries, schedules and accommodation options, you can take a look at the isFerry booking engine, in order to book in advance the one that suits your daily schedule.

Ferry schedule from Santorini to Ios

During the summer period, there are 2 or 3 daily scheduled ferries from Santorini to Ios, while in the winter months departures are reduced to 6 per week as the route is served only by conventional ships and not by high-speed ferries, mainly for safety reasons (due to weather conditions).

Useful tips for your journey from Santorini to Ios

  • Ios is a popular holiday destination so we suggest that you book your ferry tickets from Santorini to Ios in advance
  • Do not miss the experience of a day trip from Ios to the neighboring islands
  • In our dedicated pages Santorini and Ios, you can get all the necessary information about land services
  • Make sure to be at the port on time for check-in and embarkation procedure especially during the peak tourism months in order to avoid missing the ship (1-2 hours earlier)
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