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Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos Ferry

Typically ferries from Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos run 6 times a week. The Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos ferry is operated by SeaJets. Crete (Heraklion) Naxos Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Crete (Heraklion) Naxos Ferry Times

Crete (Heraklion) Naxos ferries typically depart from Crete (Heraklion) at around 08:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Naxos to Crete (Heraklion) is approximately 3h 42m.

Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos typically range between $160* and $660*. On average the Crete (Heraklion) Naxos ferry is $483*. The cheapest Crete (Heraklion) Naxos ferry prices start from $162*. The average price for a foot passenger is $456*. The average price for a Crete (Heraklion) Naxos car ferry is $922*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Naxos from Crete (Heraklion)?

The distance between Crete (Heraklion) and Naxos is approximately 111.3 miles (179.1km), or 96.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos provided by SeaJets. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Crete (Heraklion) and Naxos.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Crete (Heraklion) Naxos ferry?

Yes, Crete (Heraklion) Naxos ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Crete (Heraklion) to Naxos with SeaJets.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Crete to Cyclades Islands page.
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Crete (Heraklion) - Naxos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators SeaJets
Average Price A$484*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 3h 42m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 40m
First Ferry 08:00
Distance 96 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Heraklion to Naxos is approximately 3h 40m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos?

The average price of a ferry from Heraklion to Naxos is approximately 271 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Heraklion to Naxos?

There is 1 ferry operator for Heraklion to Naxos and this is
  • SeaJets

How can I book ferry tickets from Heraklion to Naxos?

Ferries from Heraklion to Naxos are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Heraklion to Naxos with
  • SeaJets

Can you take your car on the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Heraklion to Naxos with
  • SeaJets

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Heraklion to Naxos. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • SeaJets

How far is Naxos from Heraklion?

The distance between Heraklion to Naxos is approximately 96 nautical miles.

Heraklion Guide

Heraklion Ferry Port serves as the gateway to Crete's storied past and vibrant present. This bustling hub is a treasure trove of ancient myths and modern comfort, making it a fascinating destination for history buffs and beach lovers alike. The port city is home to the renowned Heraklion Archaeological Museum, showcasing the island's rich Minoan civilization. A short distance away lies the majestic Palace of Knossos, an intricate labyrinthine complex tied to the legendary Minotaur. During the summer months, the Heraklion Summer Arts Festival brings a cultural feast of music, dance, and theater to the city. From Heraklion Ferry Port, travellers can easily venture to other Greek islands or the mainland by ferry. For those looking to explore locally, frequent buses and a well-connected road network offer convenient transit to the city centre and beyond. The port's proximity to Crete's main airport also provides additional travel options for those continuing their journey by air. With its blend of ancient allure and contemporary charm, Heraklion Ferry Port is not just a transit point, but a destination in its own right.

Naxos Guide

With its traditional Cycladic architecture and pristine beaches, Naxos stands out as a jewel in the Aegean Sea. As the largest of the Cyclades islands, Naxos ferry port is a bustling hub for travellers seeking both relaxation and adventure. The island's rich history is palpable at sites like the ancient Temple of Apollo and the imposing Kastro, a Venetian castle that dominates the skyline. For beach enthusiasts, the stretches of golden sand at Agios Georgios and Plaka are not to be missed. During the summer, the Naxos Festival showcases a blend of music, dance, and theatre, celebrating the island's cultural heritage. From Naxos ferry port, visitors can easily reach other idyllic islands such as Mykonos and Santorini, or take a ferry back to the mainland. Efficient bus services run from the port to Naxos town centre, offering a quick transfer for those eager to explore the island's charming capital. For those wishing to venture further, car rental services are readily available at the port, providing the freedom to discover Naxos's hidden gems at your own pace.

Heraklion to Naxos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 08:00 11:40 3 hours 40 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat
SeaJets 08:00 11:45 3 hours 45 minutes Fri, Sun

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