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Duration 4h 45m
Distance 178 km
Average price 100€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The ferry between Crete and Chora takes 4h 45m. The ferry runs, on average, 5 times per week from Crete to Chora. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Ferry, car ferry

  1. Heraklion
  2. Santorini
  3. Chora
3h 30m
Bookable on Rome2rio
78€ - 195€

Crete to Chora ferry times

Ferries run five times a week between Heraklion and Chora. The service departs Heraklion at 08:40 in the morning, which arrives into Chora at 13:25. All services require a transfer at Santorini and take an average of 4h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Crete to Chora? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Heraklion and arriving at Ios. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Crete and Chora is 178 km.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Chora. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Crete and Chora?

Sea Jets operates a ferry from Heraklion to Ios 5 times a week. Tickets cost 45€ - 130€ and the journey takes 3h 53m.
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
+30 210 4121001
Ferry from Heraklion to Ios
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
55€ - 80€
Deck Fare Economy
45€ - 65€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
90€ - 130€

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