Santorini airport (JTR)

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Santorini International Airport, also known as Thira Airport and opened in 1972, serves the tourist area of the island of Santorini (part of the Cyclades), in Greece. It operates with domestic and international flights (most of them during the summer season) to some important destinations in Europe and the Middle East.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm.
Airlines: Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Aviolet, Blu-express, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, EasyJet, Edelweiss Air, Eurowings, Finnair, Germania, Iberia Express, Lufthansa, Naxos Air, Meridiana, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Novair, Olympic Air, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Sky Express, Small Planet Airlines, SmartWings, Thomas Cook Airlines, Transavia, TUI Airways, TUIfly, Volotea, Vueling, Wings of Lebanon.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +30 228 602 8400 / 8402. Information desk in the central area.


The airport is situated to the east of the island, near the town of Kamari, 8 km (5 miles) southeast of the city of Thira.

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Offices on the Arrivals level.

Avance (Tel +30 228 603 3808 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Avis/Budget (Tel +30 228 603 3887 - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm, the rest of the week from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +30 228 603 3670 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +30 228 603 4102 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Suntime (Tel +30 228 602 7147)


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The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the Departures area there are a few cafés.
Shopping- Duty-free and jewellery stores in the Departures Hall.
Baggage- For enquiries about missing or damaged luggage, head to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- First aid room.


Bus - From the airport, you can reach the city of Thira in just 15 minutes through KTEL buses (Tel +30 228 602 5404). The service operates several times a day between 7:20 am and 3:40 pm and has a cost of €1.80. From Thira leave buses to different destinations in the island, like Akrotiri, Baxedes, Kamari, Monolithos, Oia, Perissa, Vlihada and Vourvoulos.
On the other hand, Santorini Transport (Tel +30 698 463 7384) provides door-to-door transportation (private or shared) to any location in the island, including all local hotels. The trip to the city has a fare of €12.00.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the terminal. The fare to downtown Thira is €15.00-20.00 and the trip takes 15 minutes. During the summer season the service is saturated and it will be difficult to find an empty cab, so it is advised to book one in advance (Tel +30 228 602 2860 / 2555).


Many hotels in the surroundings have shuttles for passenger transfer to and from the airport. Anna Traditional Apartments (Tel +30 228 603 1595), Monolithos Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 0603), Villa Manos (Tel +30 228 602 2882), Artemis Village (Tel +30 228 602 4884), Scorpios Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 3666), Blue Bay Villas (Tel +30 228 603 4161), Memories Beach Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 1918), Apartment Monolithia (Tel +30 228 603 3404), Hotel Mediterranean White (Tel +30 228 603 1167), Louis Studios (Tel +30 228 603 4129).


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There is an outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building.


The enclosure has basic facilities, such as adapted restrooms and wheelchairs by request. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to contact their airline or travel agency at least 48 hours in advance.