Flights from London to Santorini (Thira)

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London to Santorini (Thira)

  • London to Santorini (Thira) is 1,630 miles
  • The average flight time from London to Santorini (Thira) is 3h 40min
  • 5 airlines fly direct from London to Santorini (Thira)
  • There are 14 flights a week from London to Santorini (Thira)
  • £145 was the cheapest return price from London to Santorini (Thira) last month
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Santorini (Thira) last month was easyJet

Airlines that fly from London to Santorini

BA CityFlyer from London-City; British Airways from London-Heathrow; easyJet, Norwegian, Small Planet Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways fly from London-Gatwick.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

London-City: this city-centre airport is small but well-rounded. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the departure lounge. Shops include Aelia Duty Free, WH Smith, Links of London and Boots. If you're peckish or fancy a pre-flight tipple the airport has a pub, two coffee shops, a restaurant, and a sandwich bar.

London-Gatwick: easyJet, Norwegian, Small Planet Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines depart from the South Terminal. Thomson Airways fly from the North Terminal. Check your boarding card before going through security: if you're arriving at the airport by train and flying from the North Terminal you will need to take the free inter-terminal shuttle. Both terminals at Gatwick have a fantastic range of shops, restaurants, and executive lounges.

London-Heathrow: British Airways fly to Santorini from Terminal 5, which has its own dedicated stop on the train and underground. Terminal 5 is known for its luxurious shops and restaurants, which include big British designers like Burberry and Alexander McQueen. Don't miss Gordon Ramsay's restaurant, Plane Food.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Santorini Airport has one terminal. Public transport in Greece isn't as efficient as public transport in London, and private transfers are often a lot more convenient. Many hotels in Santorini offer an airport shuttle service: sometimes this is free, sometimes it costs a little extra. There are numerous private transfer companies that you could use, and a taxi rank is located outside the terminal. Cabs in Santorini are metered, so the price you pay will depend on how far you're driving. Car hire at Santorini Airport is a popular option, with a number of big brands based in the arrivals hall. If you're happy to take public transport, there's a bus from the airport to Thira bus station. From here you can find buses to other towns and villages on the island.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from London to Santorini. We recommend aiming to arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight's scheduled departure.

What to expect in Santorini

Santorini is two hours ahead of London and the currency is the Euro (€). The climate in Santorini is a lot more pleasant, with an average summer temperature of 26°C and a winter average of 12°C. Prices in Santorini are lower than London so you can enjoy having more spending power during your greek island escape.

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