There are 5 ways to get from İzmir to Crete by car ferry, ferry, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Siğacık to Karlovasi
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Mykonos
  3. Take the Catamaran from Mykonos to Santorini
  4. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

Cheapest option

Fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 32 min

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

$82 - $253

3 alternative options

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

$103 - $201

Train, bus, ferry, car ferry  •  25 h 27 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

$124 - $384

Fly to Chania  •  7 h 25 min

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

$141 - $411

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from İzmir to Crete is to train and bus and ferry and car ferry which costs 550 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 25 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from İzmir to Crete is to fly which costs 650 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between İzmir and Crete is 414 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 29 min to get from İzmir to Crete, including transfers.

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and 11 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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $950
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Izmir to Irakleion via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, 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 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Izmir to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
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 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
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 - $6
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Soke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Siğacık to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$46
Car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$54
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $30
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$30
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
$41 - $42
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$45 - $80
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $85
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $190

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