The port of Athinios is NOT near the main town of Santorini, Fira. Instead the ferry terminal is located in the western part of the island, in the ormos of Athinios.

Driving to the port of Athinios
The road leading to the port of Athinios.

How to reach the port

By car

It’s very easy to reach the port by car. Particularly the entrance to the ferry port of Athinios is connected to the main road of the island by a winding road.

By Bus

To reach Athinios by bus, there are links between the Greek company KTEL & the main town of Fira. The races and the bus frequencies are based on the times of departure and arrival of each ferry though.

By Plane

If you would like to reach the port of Athinios by plane, there is a domestic airport, one of the largest of the Cyclades Islands. Santorini Airport is located between Kamari and Monolithos, 7 km from Thira and 9 km from the port of Athinios. The flight from Athens takes about 45 minutes.


Athinios is located;

  • About 19 km (11.8 miles) from Oia
  • Around 9 km (5.6 miles) from Fira, the capital (Thira)
  • Approximately 9.5 km (5.9 miles) from Kamari
  • About 9 km (5.6 miles) from Akrotiri

GPS Coordinates: 36.386224, 25.430346