Thira to Ios Ferry

The Thira Ios ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 4 ferry companies. Blue Star Ferries operate their crossing up to 3 times per week, Sea Jets 3 times per day, Nel Lines 2 times per week & the Hellenic Seaways service is available up to 17 times per week.

There are a combined 43 sailings available per week on the Thira Ios crossing between Cyclades Islands and Cyclades Islands and with 4 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Thira - Ios Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 55 min
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  • Sea Jets
    • 3 Sailings Daily 40 min
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  • Nel Lines
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 55 min
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  • Hellenic Seaways
    • 17 Sailings Weekly 45 min
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Thira Ios Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Thira Ios route is a car and 1 passenger.

Thira Ios Ferry reviews

  • "Excellent service"

    Excellent efficient service. Boat was on time, loaded quickly and crossing was very comfortable. We would definitely use this service again.

    'Paul' travelled Thira (Santorini) Ios with Sea Jets on Tera Jet

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  • "Sea Jets"

    This was our first time using a Greek ferry and really didn't know what to expect. We found the sea jets to be efficient, comfortable and very smooth. Wouldn't hesitate to use them again

    'Nicki' travelled Thira (Santorini) Ios with Sea Jets on Superjet

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  • "Hellenic fast ferries"

    A very easy enjoyable experience, just like sitting on a train easy access comfortable seats snacks and drinks available. You can walk around to stretch tired legs we enjoyed it so much we are planning an island hopping experience for next year.

    'Gordon' travelled Thira (Santorini) Ios with Hellenic Seaways on Highspeed

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  • "Very good service"

    Very good service and punctuality.

    'Gustavo Luis' travelled Thira (Santorini) Ios with Hellenic Seaways on Highspeed

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Thira (Santorini) Guide

Located in the southern Aegean Sea is the Greek island of Santorini and lies around 200 km to the south east of the Greek mainland. It forms part of the Cycladic group of islands and is the only location in Europe to have a hot desert climate. A popular pastime for visitors to Santorini is to take a cruse to the island's three islets, which were created in ancient times during a volcanic eruption. The islets are called Nea Kammeni, Palea Kammeni and Thirassia and provide an excellent vantage point for visitors to see the volcano, being located to the west of the island. The island's capital is Fira and is full of typical Cycladic houses with whitewashed walls, blue domed churches and stepped streets full of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

The island of Santorini has two ports. The main port is Athinios, where all the ferry and commercial boats arrive. There is also the Old Port which is mostly used for cruise ships. From the main port, ferries can be taken to Piraeus, Rafina and to the other islands in the Cyclades. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate on these routes.

Ios Guide

The Greek island of Ios is part of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Santorini and Naxos. The island has a popular night economy, lovely beaches and a number of historical monuments which are popular with visitors. The island has been popular with tourists from around the world for many years and is definitely one of the most popular of the Cyclades islands. Chora is a typical Greek village on the island with traditional whitewashed buildings, winding streets and many colourful flowers. However, at night the sleepy village comes alive with many places to socialise.

Around the island there are many beaches with soft white sand just waiting to be explored, all of which are blessed with crystal clear waters. Perhaps the island's most popular beach is Mylopotas which is lined with bars, restaurants and places to hire water sport related equipment, and is over 1 km long. However, if you require a more secluded beach experience then Valmas or Kolitsani beaches are a good choice.