Santorini (Thira)
Karpathos
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Ferry from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos

There are around 3 weekly sailings from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos. 2 ferry operators sail between Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos, these include Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Santorini (Thira) Karpathos Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos Ferry Times

Ferries from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos typically depart from Santorini (Thira) at around 00:50. The average sailing time of a Karpathos Santorini (Thira) ferry is approximately 9h 23m.

Santorini (Thira) Karpathos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Santorini (Thira) Karpathos ferries typically range between €23* and €92*. The average price is around €63*. The cheapest ferry prices from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos start from €24*. The average price for a foot passenger is €62*. The average price for a car ferry is €158*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Santorini (Thira) and Karpathos?

The distance between Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos is approximately 134.9 miles (217.1km), or 117.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Santorini (Thira) Karpathos car ferry?

Yes, Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries offer a car ferry from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Santorini (Thira) and Karpathos.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Santorini (Thira) Karpathos ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Santorini (Thira) to Karpathos with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Santorini (Thira) - Karpathos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 81 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 9h 23m
Fastest Sailing Duration 6h 35m
First Ferry 00:50
Distance 117 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Thira to Karpathos?

The approximate duration for ferries from Thira to Karpathos is 11h 07m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Thira to Karpathos?

Thira to Karpathos is approximately 75 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Thira to Karpathos?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Thira to Karpathos. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anek Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Thira to Karpathos?

Book Thira to Karpathos tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

How far is Karpathos from Thira?

Thira to Karpathos is approximately 117 nautical miles distance apart.

Santorini (Thira) 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 cruise 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.


Karpathos Guide

The Greek island of Karpathos lies in the Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island sits between the neighbouring islands of Crete and Rhodes and is widely regarded as being one of the most spectacular of all the Greek islands. Unlike many of its neighbours, and probably as a result of its relatively remote location, Karpathos only began to develop in the last couple of decades. However, the development that has taken place is largely restricted to the southern parts of the island. The northern and central parts of the island have retained their authenticity and are largely unspoilt, with pretty little villages that seem miles away from tourism. Perhaps the island's most famous features are its beaches with golden sand and crystal clear waters. The island is popular with families and also with hikers who like to explore the many trekking paths that criss cross the island.

Ferries from Karpathos depart to the ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Milos, Anafi, Sitia, Santorini, Chalki and Kasos.


Thira to Karpathos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 23:45 06:25 6 hours 40 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 23:45 10:30 10 hours 45 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 23:45 11:20 11 hours 35 minutes Sat

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