Ferries to Crete
46 Ferry crossings from 27 Ports
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Ferries to Crete

Minoan Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, SeaJets & Anek Superfast provide the ferries to Crete.

Crete Ferry Times

Ferries to Crete sail around 57 times a day and up to 207 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Crete Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 6 ports in Crete. Heraklion ferry port is the most popular with 145 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Santorini (Thira) to Heraklion

Santorini (Thira) Heraklion ferries sail approximately 14 times a week, with a crossing time of 2 hours 16 minutes.

Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Heraklion

The ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Heraklion sails in approximately 8 hours 57 minutes with 5 daily sailings and up to 43 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Crete?

There is a car ferry to Crete. Minoan Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, SeaJets & Anek Superfast offer car ferries to Crete. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Crete Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Crete can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Crete

Booking ferries to Crete is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Crete?

Ferries to Crete:
  • Athens (Piraeus)
  • Milos
  • Karpathos
  • Rhodes
  • Santorini (Thira)
  • Kasos
  • Heraklion
  • Sitia
  • Anafi
  • Chalki
  • Diafani
  • Mykonos
  • Paros
  • Ios
  • Syros
  • Naxos
  • Kythira
  • Antikythira
  • Gythion
  • Agios Nikolaos
  • Folegandros
  • Sifnos
  • Koufonissi
  • Katapola (Amorgos)
  • Rethymno

What is the fastest ferry to Crete?

The Sitia to Agios Nikolaos ferry is the fastest ferry route to Crete with a ferry crossing time of 45m on average.

What are the ferry ports in Crete?

Crete Ferry Ports:
  • Heraklion
  • Chania
  • Sitia
  • Rethymno
  • Kissamos
  • Agios Nikolaos

Can you take pets on the ferry to Crete?

Yes, you can bring pets on the ferries to Crete. The ferry operators that allow you to travel with pets are
  • Minoan Lines
  • SeaJets

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