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Paros to Crete (Heraklion) Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 9 weekly sailings between Paros and Crete (Heraklion). 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Paros to Crete (Heraklion), Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets. Paros Crete (Heraklion) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Paros Crete (Heraklion) Ferry Times

The earliest Paros Crete (Heraklion) ferry typically departs Paros at about 13:40. The average sailing time of a ferry from Paros to Crete (Heraklion) is approximately 4h 16m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 4h 10m.

Paros to Crete (Heraklion) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Paros to Crete (Heraklion) typically range between $132* and $532*. On average the Paros Crete (Heraklion) ferry is $316*. The cheapest Paros Crete (Heraklion) ferry prices start from $116*. The average price for a foot passenger is $301*. The average price for a Paros Crete (Heraklion) car ferry is $692*.

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 Paros?

The distance between Paros and Crete (Heraklion) is approximately 109.1 miles (175.5km), or 94.8 nautical miles.

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

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

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

Yes, Paros Crete (Heraklion) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Paros to Crete (Heraklion) with Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines, SeaJets.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Crete page.
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Paros - Crete (Heraklion) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price A$316*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 9
Average Sailing Duration 4h 16m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 10m
First Ferry 13:40
Last Ferry 13:45
Distance 94 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 Paros to Heraklion?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Paros to Heraklion is approximately 4h 20m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Paros to Heraklion?

The average price of a ferry from Paros to Heraklion is approximately 244 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Paros to Heraklion?

Paros to Heraklion is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • SeaJets
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Paros to Heraklion?

Ferries from Paros to Heraklion 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 Paros to Heraklion?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Paros to Heraklion with
  • SeaJets
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Paros to Heraklion with
  • SeaJets
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Paros to Heraklion. 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 Heraklion from Paros?

The distance between Paros to Heraklion is approximately 94 nautical miles.

Paros Guide

Paros ferry port offers a delightful gateway to the Cyclades, boasting quintessential Greek charm combined with a vibrant cultural tapestry. Paros, known for its natural beauty and traditional architecture, lures travellers with attractions like the picturesque village of Naoussa, the serene beaches of Kolymbithres and Golden Beach, and the historic Panagia Ekatontapiliani church. Each summer, the island comes alive with the Parian Festival, showcasing music, dance, and art events that highlight the rich local heritage. From Paros ferry port, visitors can easily embark on excursions to nearby islands such as Naxos, Mykonos, and Santorini through frequent ferry services. Efficient bus services and car rentals are available for transportation from the port to Parikia, the island's capital, ensuring a seamless transition from the sea to the heart of Paros. Those looking to extend their Aegean adventure will find Paros' central location ideal for further exploration of Greece's enchanting islands.


Heraklion Guide

With a tapestry of ancient myths and modern comforts, Heraklion ferry port offers a gateway to Crete's vibrant capital. Heraklion, the island's beating heart, is a treasure trove of cultural heritage with the majestic Palace of Knossos, a testament to the Minoan civilization, just a stone's throw away. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum provides a deep dive into the island's history, housing artefacts that span over 5,500 years. For art enthusiasts, the Historical Museum of Crete chronicles the island's past through to the contemporary era. In the summer, the Heraklion Summer Arts Festival enlivens the city with music, theatre, and dance. Conveniently connected, travellers can hop on a bus or grab a taxi to reach the city centre from Heraklion ferry port. If bound for further adventures, the port is a nexus for journeys across Crete and to other Aegean islands. From here, you can seamlessly transition to exploring the labyrinthine streets of the old city, where Venetian fortifications and fountains juxtapose with lively markets and cafes.


Paros to Heraklion Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 13:40 17:55 4 hours 15 minutes Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
Cyclades Fast Ferries 13:45 18:10 4 hours 25 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat

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