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Koufonissi to Crete (Heraklion) Ferry

Ferry services run between Koufonissi and Crete (Heraklion) run once a day. The Koufonissi to Crete (Heraklion) ferry is operated by SeaJets. Koufonissi Crete (Heraklion) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Koufonissi Crete (Heraklion) Ferry Times

Koufonissi Crete (Heraklion) ferries typically depart from Koufonissi at around 12:35. The average sailing time of the ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi is approximately 5h 15m.

Koufonissi to Crete (Heraklion) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Koufonissi to Crete (Heraklion) typically range between $272* and $1091*. On average the Koufonissi Crete (Heraklion) ferry is $648*. The cheapest Koufonissi Crete (Heraklion) ferry prices start from $227*. The average price for a foot passenger is $648*.

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

How far is Crete (Heraklion) from Koufonissi?

The distance between Koufonissi and Crete (Heraklion) is approximately 104.1 miles (167.5km), or 90.4 nautical miles.

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

No, currently there is no car ferry from Koufonissi to Crete (Heraklion).

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Crete page.
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Koufonissi - Crete (Heraklion) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators SeaJets
Average Price A$648*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 5h 15m
First Ferry 12:35
Last Ferry 12:40
Distance 90 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 Koufonissi to Heraklion?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Koufonissi to Heraklion is approximately 5h 15m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

Which ferry companies operate between Koufonissi to Heraklion?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Koufonissi to Heraklion?

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

Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located in the Cyclades group of islands and forms part of the municipality of Naxos and Lesser Cyclades. The island lies to the south east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos. Koufonisia is actually made up of three different islands: Kato (Lower) and Pano (Upper) Koufonisi and Keros which is uninhabited and is a protected archaeological site. Artefacts found on Keros during the 20th century include a large number of Cycladic pieces of art. Also uninhabited is Kato Koufonisia which is next to Pano Koufonisia, Shoinousa and Keros. Pano Koufonisi is the smallest and most densely populated island of the Cycladic island group. The small church of Panagia which has been built on a jetty above ancient ruins is perhaps the most popular sight on the island. The island's port is mainly used by tourist boats and fishing vessels. Visitors to the island are greeted by a white windmill which is located on the east side of the port. The main town on the island is Chora which is on the south west coast of the island and has many houses of typical Cycladic architecture.

Heraklion Guide

Located on the Greek island of Crete, Heraklion is the island's largest city and is one of the main urban centres in Greece. The city can trace its history back to at least the 9th century AD when its development began and then later came under the influence of the Arabs, the Venetians and the Ottomans. Popular sites in the city with tourists include the fortification walls that are essentially the boundary of the old city. These were first built by the Arabs and then reinforced by the Venetians. From the seven bastions, only the Martinengo bastion survives to this day and is where visitors will find the tomb of the renowned writer N. Kazantzakis, overlooking the city. The city was also a venue during the 2004 Olympic Games, and hosted games of the football tournament.

Located in the city's old port, visitors can still see the vaulted tarsanades where ships used to be built and also the 16th century Koule Fortress. From the port, ferries depart to destinations including Santorini, Ios, Paros, Mykonos and Rhodes. There are also ferry services to the Greek mainland port of Piraeus.

Koufonissi to Heraklion Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 12:40 17:55 5 hours 15 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
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