Port (Athinios)

Dear Traveler, we warmly welcome you to the ferry port of Santorini. It is also the main port of the island and it’s name is Athinios. It is here where all the ferry boats arrive from the other ports of Greece. The Athinios Santorini port is the new one and serves passenger ferries and cargo. It services more than 12 million passengers a year.

Arriving by ferry

The port code is ATI and there is only one passenger terminal building. The port has 3 ramps where the boats can lay up and 3 points for the tankers. Most of the time taxis are waiting for arriving tourists at the port. But during peak season it might be hard to find a free cab. Tourists can also use the public bus but they might not get lucky enough to get a seat. Another option is to pre book a taxi or shuttle bus to reach their hotel or airport. In this case SantoriniOnline is the best way where you book your ride. It’s service covers the whole island including Fira, Akrotiri, Thira, Imerovigli, Oia and many more…

Departing from the port

Athinios can be very crowded. Thus Santorini Port Authority suggests travelers to be there no later than 45 minutes before the ship sets sail. That is to ensure timely processing and boarding. If for any reason tourists end up being late, the ship will NOT wait for them.