Which is Closer to Athens, Mykonos or Santorini?
A question of many visitors to Athens is whether Mykonos or Santorini is closer to it. The answer is that Mykonos is much closer to Athens (100miles) than Santorini (176 miles). Let us explain:
Have a look at the map below. If we were to draw a straight line from Athens to Mykonos, it would be around 100 miles. And then we would still need another 76 miles to reach Santorini island.


Distance of Athens to Mykonos and Santorini

Which is Closer to Athens? Mykonos or Santorini

With a fast ferry, you can expect to reach Mykonos from Athens in 2 hours and 15 minutes, while you will need 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach Santorini from Athens. 

Of course, if you use a plane, the difference is not that big. The flight from Athens to Mykonos takes 30 minutes and the flight from Athens to Santorini takes 45 minutes.

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Published by Guidora Team

Guidora team is a bunch of experienced travellers who have been in the most amazing places on Earth..Practically everywhere, except for the North Pole and Antarctica (yet)! They always travel solo, with their friends and without organized groups, so the travel itineraries they design are full of useful tips on where to stay, what to do, how much it costs and how to make the most of your experience in a new place. The guides they design have only a single, perfect-made itinerary that will show you exactly what to do each hour of the day, so that you don't get lost in looking for information on the web for hours. It's like having your best friend with you, guiding you to the best things in every place and showing you around!

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