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Closest Airport to Santorini

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Closest Airport to Santorini

Hello

Flights from London-Santorini are not common adn they are ridiculously expensive with a stop in Athens for several hours. The ferry from Athens to Santorini also sounds very tedious.

Is there another way to get to Santorini which isnt so tedious or expensive from London? Is there another airport to fly into in Greece (Crete or something?) which would mean a faster ferry ride to Santorini?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

You could fly to Heraklion or Mykonos, but check that the connections work out - use gtp.gr

I'm pretty sure easyJet fly direct to Santorini.

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2. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Both Thomsons and Monarch fly from Gatwick to Santorini.

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3. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

It would be strange if UK didn't have direct flights for Santorini - and ythey have - look at the last post.

The runway is long enough to take international flights:

http://tinyurl.com/2wqymb6

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4. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Thomson, Monarch, Thomas Cook and Easyjet fly direct to Santorini

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5. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

On the 27th July Monarch from Gatwick Return is £211.50 per person

Same airport same date, Easyjet £236.89 per person

Same airport and date, Thomson £258.96 per person

For some reason I cant get the Thomas Cook website to work! It'll be a similar price though

Hope this helps

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6. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Not sure if allowed to post this, cos it may seem like advertising - but I will anyway...

"momondo" is a web flight/holiday search engine - it will hunt out flights/packages to anywhere from anywhere

Give it a go

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7. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

I can also see that Aegean Air flights from Heathrow to Santorini. I nave

checked their prices and the lowest I can find (no return) is GBP160.

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8. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Keep in mind that Agean Air flights from Heathrow connect in Athens. Its a couple of years now since they flew direct from Stansted (curses!).

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9. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Actually, it's only 8 months - the switchover to Heathrow was last October.

But it may well feel like two years ;-)

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10. Re: Closest Airport to Santorini

Hi i have just been on holiday to Santorini in May.

I flew direct with Easyjet, took 3hours 25mins! This was from Gatwick Airport.

Easyjet normally fly in & out of Santorini on a Tuesday. There is not much choice, if you want to travel a different day, with them.

Sandy