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Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

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Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

Hi all,

I am leaving for Greece in three weeks but I have a question regarding transportation from Santorini back to Athens.

I have booked a flight with AegeanAir to get to Santorini, but would like to save on the cost of going back. A couple of questions:

1. Can anyone recommend a reputable Ferry company? Preferably high-speed.

2. Should I book in advance?

3. If I do book in advance, where do I collect the tickets?

4. Average cost?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

1. Hellenic Seaways

2. You can book once you're on the island.

3. Pelican Travel in Fira or at the HS office at the port. Book through the HS website and you'll be given a choice.

4. Find pricing on their website.

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2. Re: Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

Travelling in june there is no need to book in advance. Just pop in to any ticket office when you are there.

Blue Star Ferries is large comfortable ships allowing you to spend time in the sun on outside decks, or you may have a meal in one of the cafes. On the high speeds you sit in an inside chair during the journey.

High Speed IV , €59

SuperJet €60 (has a reputation for beeing delayed most of the time)

Blue Star Delos €37,50

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3. Re: Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

The big car ferry (Blue Star Delos) is very comfortable with many outdoor tables and chairs and a huge restaurant floor where you can sit by the window. Not many people were actually sitting in the regular seats in the other cabins when I rode on it. But given the travel time, flying can buy you a few more hours of sightseeing.

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4. Re: Ferry from Santorini back to Athens

Thanks for the tips everyone!

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