Ferry to Crete

Map and flag of Crete

Travel by ferry to Crete! Travelling to Crete couldn't be more relaxed than by ferry. This way you start your Crete holiday rested and without stress.

There is a wide range of Fähreto Crete. No less than five shipping companies offer regular connections to the largest Greek island from 18 ports – including Piraeus, Mykonos and Naxos. The four ferry ports on Crete are Chania, Rethymnon, Sitia and the island capital Heraklion.

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All ferries to Crete

Here you find all current ferry connections to Crete.

Ferry connection Country of origin & country of destination Number &
Duration of trip
Shipping company
Ferry Andros – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
145 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Ferry Mykonos – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
4 hour(s) 30 minutes
Minoan Lines
Golden Star Ferries
SeaJets
Ferry Naxos – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 5 times a week
3 hours 45 minutes
SeaJets
Ferry Rafina – Heraklion Ferry from Athens, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
12 hours 50 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Ferry Tinos – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
9 hours
Golden Star Ferries
Ferry Diafani – Heraklion Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
9 hours
Anek Lines
Ferry Diafani – Sitia Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
5 hour(s) 45 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Anafi – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
4 hours
Anek Lines
Ferry Halki – Heraklion Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
11 hour(s) 30 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Ios – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
2 hours 45 minutes
Minoan Lines
Golden Star Ferries
SeaJets
Ferry Karpathos – Heraklion Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
7 hour(s) 30 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Kasos – Heraklion Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
6 hours
Anek Lines
Ferry Milos – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
150 minutes
Anek Lines
Minoan Lines
Ferry Paros – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
6 hours 30 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Minoan Lines
SeaJets
Ferry Piraeus – Chania Ferry from Athens, Greece to Crete, Greece 7 times a week
6 hours 30 minutes
Minoan Lines
Anek Superfast
Ferry Piraeus – Heraklion Ferry from Athens, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
16 hours ) 20 minutes
Minoan Lines
Anek Superfast
Anek Lines
Ferry Piraeus – Sitia Ferry from Athens, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
220 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Rhodes – Heraklion Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
14 hours
Anek Lines
Ferry Thira (Santorini) – Heraklion Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
6 hours
Minoan Lines
Anek Lines
Golden Star Ferries
SeaJets
Ferry Rhodes – Sitia Ferry from Dodecanese Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 2 times a week
145 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Milos – Sitia Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
14 hours ) 50 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Thira (Santorini) – Sitia Ferry from Cyclades Islands, Greece to Crete, Greece 1 time a week
10 hour(s)
Anek Lines
Fähre Anafi – Sitia Ferry from Kykladen-Inseln, Griechenland to Kreta, Griechenland 1 mal wöchentlich
8 Stunde(n)
Anek Lines
Fähre Chalki – Sitia Ferry from Dodekanes-Inseln, Griechenland to Kreta, Griechenland 2 mal wöchentlich
8 Stunde(n) 15 Minuten
Anek Lines
Fähre Karpathos – Sitia Ferry from Dodekanes-Inseln, Griechenland to Kreta, Griechenland 2 mal wöchentlich
4 Stunde(n) 15 Minuten
Anek Lines
Fähre Kasos – Sitia Ferry from Dodekanes-Inseln, Griechenland to Kreta, Griechenland 2 mal wöchentlich
2 Stunde(n) 45 Minuten
Anek Lines

All ferries from Crete

Here you find all current ferry connections from Crete.

Ferry connection Country of origin & country of destination Number &
Duration of trip
Shipping company
Ferry Heraklion – Diafani Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
9 hours 30 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Diafani Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
6 hours 10 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Halki Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
12 hours ) 1 minute
Anek Lines
ferry Chania – Piraeus Ferry from Crete, Greece to Athens, Greece 12 times a week
9 hours
Anek Superfast
Minoan Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Anafi Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 1 time a week
4 hours
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Andros Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 7 times a week
135 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Ferry Heraklion – Ios Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 1 time a week
2 hours 45 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Minoan Lines
SeaJets
Ferry Heraklion – Karpathos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
8 hour(s)
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Kasos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
6 hours 5 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Milos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 1 time a week
150 minutes
Minoan Lines
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Mykonos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 7 times a week
4 hours 20 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Minoan Lines
SeaJets
Ferry Heraklion – Naxos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 5 times a week
3 hour(s) 30 minutes
SeaJets
Ferry Heraklion – Paros Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 7 times a week
5 hours 58 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Minoan Lines
SeaJets
Ferry Heraklion – Piraeus Ferry from Crete, Greece to Athens, Greece 1 time a week
16 hours ) 15 minutes
Anek Lines
Anek Superfast
Minoan Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Rafina Ferry from Crete, Greece to Athens, Greece 7 times a week
12 hours 50 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
Ferry Heraklion – Rhodes Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
14 hour(s) 30 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Heraklion – Tinos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 7 times a week
8 hours 50 minutes
Golden Star Ferries
SeaJets
Ferry Sitia – Piraeus Ferry from Crete, Greece to Athens, Greece 1 time a week
225 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Anafi Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 1 time a week
8 hours 10 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Chalki Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
8 hours 41 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Karpathos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
4 hours 40 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Kasos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
2 hours 45 minutes
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Milos Ferry from Crete, Greece to Cyclades Islands, Greece 1 time a week
15 hour(s)
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Rhodes Ferry from Crete, Greece to Dodecanese Islands, Greece 2 times a week
11 hours ) 10 minutes
Anek Lines

All ferries within Crete

Here you can find all current ferry connections within Crete.

Ferry connection Country of origin & country of destination Number &
Duration of trip
Shipping company
Ferry Heraklion – Sitia Inland ferry Crete, Greece 2 times a week
3 hour(s)
Anek Lines
Ferry Sitia – Heraklion Inland ferry Crete, Greece 2 times a week
3 hour(s)
Anek Lines

Ferry ports in Crete

You can find an overview of all ferry ports in Crete here.

Ports
Heraklion
Sitia
Chania

Travel guide Crete

Holiday in Crete

In Crete, the sea is turquoise blue, the sandy beaches are white, the old towns are particularly stylish, the olive oil is excellent and the cuisine is simply delicious. Combine that with 300 days of sunshine and thousands of years of culture and you have the perfect holiday destination.


TOP excursion destinations in Crete

Crete’s capital Heraklion is famous for the Palace of Knossos. The old town also inspires with beautiful buildings in the style of the Renaissance and a truly imposing fortress. Around the lively Venetian Square it is wonderful to stroll and shop.

The palace of Knossos looks back on 4,000 years of human history. Here was the seat of the legendary king Minos, here originated the myths about Icarus, the Minotaur and the legendary labyrinth. Especially worth seeing are the large throne room, the royal rooms and well-preserved frescoes.

Once dominated by the Venetians, the harbour town of Rethymnon today enchants its visitors with a mighty fortress, a picturesque Renaissance old town and a dreamy harbour with a lighthouse. After a lot of culture you can relax on the wide sandy beach.

A stroll through the historic port of Chania will take you back to Venetian and Ottoman times. Fondly referred to as the “Venice of the East”, it is considered by many visitors to be the most beautiful city in Greece. With its old town, harbour, Egyptian lighthouse and a mighty fortress, it has much to offer its guests.

A visit to Arkadi Monastery will take you to the most important national monument on the island. It dates back to the 14th century and played an important role in the struggle for Cretan independence. In 1866, 964 people put up a fight against a 15,000-strong Ottoman army. Without a chance they blew themselves up in the powder magazine to avoid falling into the hands of the enemy.

Medieval fortress walls and the ruins of old houses make the uninhabited island of Spinalonga a special place of interest. Venetians once lived here, later Ottomans. With the outbreak of the deadly disease leprosy, the Cretan government decided to use the island as an isolated leper colony. And so Spinalonga went down in history as the last leper colony in Europe.

In the east of Crete, on the Lassithi plain, you will find the cave of Psychro. According to legend, Zeus, the father of the gods, was born here.

Over a length of 17 kilometres, the Samaria Gorge offers hikers fascinating experiences in nature. A wooden staircase leads steeply down in serpentines, at the bottom a river, refreshing freshwater springs, the “Iron Gate”, an abandoned village and with a bit of luck Kri-Kri mountain goats await you.


Entry requirements

To enter Crete (Greece), German citizens need an identity card or passport or a child’s passport. A visa is not necessary.


Alternative travel options

Comfortable and fast is the way to Crete by plane. Travelling by car, motorhome, bus or train overland is extremely time-consuming. From Munich to Crete it is after all almost 2,500 kilometres.


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