We will write how to get from Santorini airport to Fira. The distance from Santorini airport to Fira town is 5 kilometers. Read here things to do in Santorini
The travel time from Santorini airport to Fira is around 10 minutes by taxi and the taxi fare is €20-25. Click here to book online Santorini activities and day trips
The cheapest way from Santorini airport to Fira is by bus for €1.70 for one-way ticket. The travel time from Santorini airport to Fira is around 15 minutes by bus.
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WHERE TO STAY IN FIRA SANTORINI
There are plenty of private rooms in homes and apartments that go for around €32. You can sleep in a dorm room or a room for €10-25, while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as €50. If you want luxury in your stay will be starting from €100.
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How to get From Santorini Airport To Fira
KTEL BUS SANTORINI AIRPORT TO FIRA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Santorini airport to Fira town is by bus. The KTEL Bus Santorini airport to Fira is running every hour starting from 6 30 am to 11 pm. Check here KTEL Bus schedule and route!
The bus fare from Santorini airport to Fira is €1.70 for one-way ticket. You can buy the tickets to the bus driver.
The travel time from Santorini airport to Fira is around 15-20 minutes depending on your final destination.
The bus comes from Santorini airport to Fira Bus Terminal where you can go within walking distance to your accommodation or to get a bus to another destination in Santorini like Oia the most popular place to stay in Santorini.
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WALKING DISTANCE 1 HOUR FROM SANTORINI AIRPORT TO FIRA
If you go on a budget and you aren’t bringing so much luggage. You can go within walking distance 1 hour from Santorini airport to the city center at your accommodation
BY TAXI FROM SANTORINI AIRPORT TO FIRA
If you go from Santorini airport to Fira town by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time from Santorini airport to Fira by taxi is 10 minutes. The taxi fare from Santorini airport to Fira town is €20-25. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER SANTORINI AIRPORT
If you are ordering Uber in Santorini you should know that isn’t operating. Shared rides Apps like Uber and Lyft aren’t allowed in Greece in 2022. You will have to get taxis or private transfers that are so efficient.
CAR RENTAL AT SANTORINI AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Santorini’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you are planning to visit other areas around. It will take you 10 minutes to get to Fira from Santorini airport in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SANTORINI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Santorini. Prices are around €20-30 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €6-7 per person.
Best Way From Santorini Airport To Fira
The best way from Santorini airport to Fira is by bus for €1.70 and 15 minutes travel time if you go on a budget.
If you prefer more comfort because you have so much luggage or traveling in a group you can go by taxi or private transportation if you book online for €20-25 and 10 minutes travel time sometimes is cheaper than a taxi.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN SANTORINI
We decided to stay in Meltemi Village Hotel in Santorini. It´s located in the South part of the island in Perissa Beach. It´s perfect place for relaxing if you want to stay quiet. There are buses going to Fira every 20 minutes during the day from the hotel.
We had so much fun in the hotel, there are two pools, and we also had our private jacuzzi in our room. Super friendly staff that recommended us the best places to visit in Santorini.
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There are plenty of private rooms in homes and apartments that go for around €32. You can sleep in a dorm room or a room for €10-25, while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as €50. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from €100.
Best time to visit Santorini
Santorini is definitely a summer destination that requires loads of sunlight to be explored. December to March is the off-season because of the poor weather and many establishments choose not to open during this time. May and September is the peak season in Santorini because of the hot and dry weather and you can expect to find many tourists visiting the island in these months.
However, we believe the best time to visit Santorini is actually from April to June or from September to October. Why? The weather is still pretty mild during the pre- and post-season but the prices for food and accommodation do not balloon as much as the high season and, best of all, less crowds!
ATMs & Currency in Santorini
Like Mykonos and other Greek islands, Santorini also uses the euro. As you know, the euro has a high value, making Greece and the whole of Europe a pretty expensive destination where €1 = $1.16 USD. Click here to see the exact exchange rate between the euro and your currency before you travel Santorini.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN GREECE
There are much food that you should try in Greece, you can spend €3-7 per meal. You should probably try gyros and souvlaki, this has become one of our favorite food to eat in Greece. It comes with salad, sauce and French Fries. The cost of each starts from €2-3. Bougatsa is a custard pastry available in Greece.
You can find this anywhere in the country, the price of this piece of pastry is €2.40. And you should definitely try their go-to Greek food Baklavas. There are fine restaurants where you can a three-course meal for €10 and the food is amazing in Greece. We loved it feta cheese, gyros, souvlaki and salad so much!
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