Receive detailed information about the scheduled crossings of the conventional and high-speed ferry from Santorini to Naxos as well as tips for your trip!
Daily conventional and high-speed ferries connect the exclusive and romantic Santorini with the largest island in the Cyclades, Naxos. In summer months, there are at least 5 ferries per day that cross the Aegean Sea from Athinios port in Santorini towards Naxos port in a very short time.
Santorini Naxos ferry duration
The Santorini Naxos ferry duration depends on what kind of vessel you have booked (conventional or high-speed) and how many stopovers it will make before it reaches its destination. The total distance between Santorini’s port, Athinios and Naxos port is around 80 km (44 nautical miles).
Conventional and high-speed ferries from Santorini to Naxos
As referred above, both conventional and high-speed ferries depart from Santorini to Naxos. Depending on the itinerary, there might be intermediate stopovers to the rest of the Cyclades. The journey time fluctuates from 1 to 3.30 hours, mostly according to the type of ferry.
Useful tips for your journey from Santorini (Thira) to Naxos
- Please, have in mind that Athinios port in Santorini can get jammed in summer, so make sure you arrive early for check-in and embarkation
- In order to learn how to get to Athinios port and how to get transferred after arriving in Naxos, please visit our Santorini and Naxos pages
- For the reason that it is a beloved route, consider booking your ferry tickets from Santorini to Naxos in advance
- Naxos is perfect for island-hopping to the rest of the Cyclades