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

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

Fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 42 min

  1. BCN - HER

$113 - $349

7 alternative options

Fly to Sitia  •  8 h 19 min

  1. BCN - JSH

$162 - $1,107

Fly to Chania  •  9 h 35 min

  1. BCN - CHQ

$157 - $517

Fly to Santorini, car ferry  •  8 h 19 min

  1. BCN - JTR

$155 - $666

Train, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Ave
  2. Tgv / ...
  3. Ec
  4. Fr

$451 - $640

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 9 h

$228 - $279

Bus Georg  •  2 days 11 h

$372 - $463

Drive, car ferry  •  37 h 20 min

$562 - $844

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Crete, Greece?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Barcelona to Néa Alikarnassós twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sitia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$41
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $75
Business
$71
VIP
$86
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times 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 Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Crete is 2094 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Crete is to fly which costs 130€ - 950€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Crete is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 95€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Crete. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Barcelona to Crete, including transfers.