San Francisco to Thira Flights
Selected fares from San Francisco to Thira
|SFO||JTR||Tue, Aug 26 - Sun, Sep 7||$1,764|
San Francisco and Thira airports and terminals
Airports in San Francisco CA, US
San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles
Cheap flights from San Francisco to Thira
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Featured Thira Airport Hotels
...Despite the airport's proximity to our hotel(only 3 minutes driving), we provide an airport shuttle.... More
...Hotel Andreas is located 9 km from the lively capital Fira and 4.5 km from Santorini National Airport.... More
Once a small village, Perissa, on the southern Aegean coast, has retained its traditional charm, and it is now also home to Hotel Drossos. This 3 star hotel stands just 250 m from the sea and the... More
...Things To Do :Imerovigli-0.2 miles/0.4 kmPetros M. Nomikos Conference Center-0.7 miles/1.1 kmWall Paintings of Thira Exhibition-0.7 miles/1.2 kmCatholic Cathedral-0.9 miles/1.4 kmDominican... More
The "Windmill Villas" is a complex of three similar-newly built-Windmills at the unique and beautiful island of Santorini.Each one is totally independent, equipped with a private pool... More
Flights to Thira
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Santorini (Thira) National Airport
Thira, or Santorini, is an island in the Aegean Sea. It is 120 miles from mainland Greece and is 17 kilometers from the northernmost part of Santorini. Charter and cheap flights to Thira are serviced by Santorini (Thira) National Airport. The airport's apron is relatively small and can only handle six civilian planes at a time. Although the airport is small, it is the hub to many international airlines including easyJet, a popular European airline that offers great low-cost air ticket deals. Other airlines that fly to the city are Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Transavia, Edelweiss Air, Condor and Germanwings. Most of the airlines operate during specific seasons. You can also fly to Thira via Athens.
Transportation from Santorinin (Thira) National Airport
Thira airport has bus, shuttle and taxi services within the airport. Three car-rental companies operate in the airport, and travelers are encouraged to reserve rentals cars or taxis in advance for easy transport. The local bus system is the only public transportation in Thira. The bus goes to Fira, the main bus station. If you are going to another destination, you have to get off and arrange the changeover at the station. Bus schedules change, especially during the winter season, so make sure to check the schedule posted outside of the airport.
Weather in Thira
Thira experiences the typical Mediterranean climate. The hot and dry season lasts from April to October while the wet and winter season runs from November to March. Umbrellas are rarely needed in Thira, even during the rainy season, and the sky stays clear during the days. Winter evenings can bring about cooler temperatures, so make sure to carry a jacket or sweater if you're going for a night stroll.
Major Attractions in Thira
Thira is well-known for its two archaeological sites: the prehistoric Akrotiri civilization and the ancient Mesa Vouno civilization. Both sites are well-preserved, and tourists can get a glimpse of the prehistoric settlements. Beaches in Thira are popular for their unique land formations and the varying color of sands. Book cheap flights to Thira with Orbitz.com and experience the marvelous island.