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Transfer and Taxi from Santorini (Thira) International Airport (JTR)

Santorini, one of the most beautiful and popular Greek islands, invites you to experience astonishing contrasts and affordable prices for transportation.

From the airport, you can explore the island by taxi or transfer booked in advance. In this way, you can travel and enjoy the possibility of saving your money.

Santorini Airport

Santorini International Airport is situated 6 kilometers to the east from Thira. It was built in 1976 and is able to provide simultaneous service for 6 civilian aircraft. At first, the building operated as a military airport.

In winter, the airport mostly caters the needs of flights coming from Athens, Thessaloniki, Ottawa, and Canada. In summer it serves international flights and charters, which ensure air connection for European countries.

However, the airfield has one unpleasant peculiarity: when the western winds start to blow at high speed, the airport stops all its flights.

Airport Terminals

The terminal building was built in 1989. Inside you can visit duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes and car rental offices.

The airport’s basic runaway length is 2125 meters.

Contacts and Operating Hours

Full name:

  • Greek: Ο Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σαντορίνης
  • English: Santorini (Thira) International Airport

Codes of the Airport:


Tel: +30 22860 - 28400, 28402
Fax: +30 22860 - 33349
Contact form:

Official website of the airport:



Hours of work: Santorini International Airport provides air connection seven days a week all year long.

The Cost of Transfer from Santorini Airport

The airport is served by regular bus routes to Thira. The buses run every 15 minutes. The trip will take you approximately 15 minutes either. The fare is 1.20 euro. Remember that if you choose transportation by bus, you have also pay attention to the time spent on a search of the nearest bus stop. Note that all the buses have limited hours of work – so be quick not to miss yours! There is also another way to get into the desired location – a 24/7 taxi stand in the area of arrivals. If you search for the best means of transfer, you should better book a transfer. The approximate cost for such a trip (from Santorini Airport to Thira) is 8 – 10 euros.


The cost of transportation by taxi is not very high, but it may be influenced by many factors. If you need a seat for a baby, you could hardly ever find the one. In addition, it will cost you a great deal of money. Furthermore, if you are not lucky enough to miss a traffic jam, you will have to double the price mentioned at the beginning of a trip. One has to mention that Greece is the country, where the strikes of trade unions are still commonplace. You can hardly predict their exact time. Who knows, maybe the next will happen on the day of your arrival! In this case, no money can make a driver move his vehicle forward.


A transfer is a perfect option, which can help you avoid all the above-mentioned difficulties. You will get high-level door-to-door service directly after landing up to check-in. Meeting at the airport by the chauffeur, consultancy, round the clock support, comfortable vehicles, flight tracking, a car seat for free, help with the luggage – what else haven’t we mentioned? And, finally, after the trip ends you pay only for the length of a route and a class of a selected vehicle.

How to Book a Transfer Online?

You can leave a request for the Aktis.Taxi transfer directly at this page. Please, proceed up to the top of a booking form, choose a language, and fill out the destination (the point of departure you wish to be taken from, for example, the airport; and the destination). Select the date and the time of a trip. Then, indicate the number of passengers. You should also specify whether you need a car seat for a child. After that, you will be directed onto the page with a list of vehicles, available in the selected area. You will also see the prices for a trip there. Finally, leave your personal details and a flight number. To finish reservation, check your e-mail for the letter with confirmation. 

Why transfer from Aktis.Taxi is Worth Booking?

Transfer offers not only facilities on taking the passengers up and setting down in the place they wish. It also provides a diverse range of services, consults, and support in a foreign country. In addition, our transfer company offers you a driver, who speaks your language, provides help with luggage and can answer all your questions if needed. The vehicles in our car fleet are modern and equipped with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Moreover, the car seats are available at your disposal for free. The price doesn’t change and is applied at the end of a journey. Our staff tracks your flight to control any changes in the meeting. Aktis.Taxi makes it possible to travel by the vehicle that meets all your needs and get the necessary help with baggage as a pleasant bonus.

Santorini will make you burst out with new feelings. Do not let the traffic matters spoil any of them. Book a transfer from Aktis.Taxi and we will make your experience true pleasure!

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