Santorini (Thira) National Airport is an airport in Santorini/Thira, Greece, located south of the village of Mesaria. You can reach the Thira airport by regular flights from Athens by Olympic Air Aegean Airlines, Ryan air and Sky Express . Flight duration from Athens to Santorini is about 30 minutes. During summer, Sky Express connects Santorini with other popular islands such as Crete (Heraklion), Rhodes and Mykonos. During the months of July and August Astra Airlines flies from Thessaloniki.
From May till October charter airlines fly directly to Santorini from many European airports.
Take the ferry from Piraeus past Paros and Naxos to the new port of Athinios on Santorini. More details in Cyclades article. There is also daily connection between Heraklion (Crete) and Santorini during high season. If you prefer traveling by sea, your best bet is high-speed catamarans. The trip from Pireaus to Santorini takes 4.5hrs with a high speed ferry.Ferries dock at the new port of Athinios, where buses and taxis meet each arrival to transport passengers to Oia, Fira, and elsewhere. All vehicles climb a very steep, winding road (with seven 180 degree turns) to get anywhere from Athinios.