There are 8 ways to get from İzmir to Crete by taxi, car ferry, ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from İzmir to Bodrum
  2. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  4. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$208 - $320

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Fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Irakleion (HER) ADB - HER

$82 - $253

6 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry, ferry  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from İzmir Basmane to Söke
  2. Take the bus from Söke to Güvercinlik
  3. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  4. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$128 - $229

Train, bus, Catamaran, car ferry, ferry  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from İzmir Basmane to Söke
  2. Take the bus from Soke to Bodrum
  3. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  4. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$118 - $218

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir Airport to Kuşadası
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
  3. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos
  4. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion

$102 - $190

Train, bus, ferry, car ferry  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from İzmir Basmane to Söke
  2. Take the bus from Soke to Bodrum
  3. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  4. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$112 - $372

Bus  •  38 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir to Edirne
  2. Take the bus from Edirne to Plovdiv
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Heraklion

$120 - $152

Fly to Chania  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Chania (CHQ) ADB - CHQ

$141 - $411

Questions & Answers

The distance between İzmir and Crete is 414 km.

The best way to get from İzmir to Crete without a car is to taxi and car ferry and ferry which takes 12 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 17 min to get from İzmir to Crete, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Izmir Airport to Irakleion Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Crete is 1 h behind İzmir. It is currently 5:33 AM in İzmir and 5:33 AM in Crete.

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, TUIfly and six other airlines offer flights from Izmir Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from İzmir to Izmir Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from İzmir to Crete.
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  • Distance: 258.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 17 min

What companies run services between İzmir, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and 13 other airlines fly from İzmir to Néa Alikarnassós hourly.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,700
Flights from Izmir to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,700
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from İzmir Basmane to Söke
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Söke to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Söke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Soke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Edirne
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edirne to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Izmir Airport to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Plovdiv to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $29
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$29
Child
$15
Infant
$0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $41
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $55
Business
$53
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $75
Airplane-type seats
$45 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $180
Other operators
Taxi from İzmir to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Yeni Girne Taxi
Phone
+90 2323635474
Website
yenigirnetaksi.net

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