Santorini airport (JTR) 


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.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:30 am to 2:45 pm (until 11:40 am on Mondays) and from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2015.
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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Bus - From the airport you can reach the city of Thira in just 15 minutes through KTEL buses (Tel +30 228 602 5404 / 5812). The service operates several times a day between 7:20 am and 6:40 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 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 €8.00-10.00 and the trip takes 10 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).

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Avance (Tel +30 228 603 3808 / 602 4610), Budget (Tel +30 228 603 7147) and Hertz (Tel +30 228 603 3670) have offices on the Arrivals level.

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The airport has ATMs and public telephones.

Food and Drinks- In the Departures area there are a few bars.
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-

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There is an outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building.

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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.

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Many hotels in the surroundings have shuttles for passenger transfer to and from the airport. Monolithos Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 0603), Villa Manos Hotel (Tel +30 228 602 2882), Artemis Village (Tel +30 228 602 4884), Scorpios Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 3666), Enjoy Villas (Tel +30 228 603 2820), Louis Studios (Tel +30 228 603 4129), Levante Beach Hotel (Tel +30 228 603 2340), Blue Bay Villas (Tel +30 228 603 4161), Kalypso Houses (Tel +30 228 603 2158), Mediterranean Royal (Tel +30 228 603 1167).

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Latest updates: January, 05, 2017