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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Crete by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Heraklion  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Heraklion (HER) TXL - HER

$104 - $426

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Chania  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Chania (CHQ) TXL - CHQ

$168 - $514

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Chania (CHQ) SXF - CHQ

$167 - $1,108

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Heraklion (HER) SXF - HER

$183 - $670

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Lamia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$304 - $406

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice Ec
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion

$219 - $319

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$143 - $234

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$203 - $229

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$469 - $681

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Crete is to fly which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Crete is to fly which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Crete. However, there are services departing from Berlin and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Berlin and Crete is 2134 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Crete without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 43 h 39 min and costs 260€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Berlin to Crete, including transfers.

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Berlin to Crete bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Berlin station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Berlin to Crete bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Crete is 1 h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 7:23 AM in Berlin and 8:23 AM in Crete.

Map of how to get from Berlin to Crete.
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  • Distance: 1333.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Crete, Greece?

TUIfly, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Berlin to Néa Alikarnassós 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Cologne Bonn, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Lamia
Ave. Duration
18 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Union Ivkoni
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 daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $130
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90

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TUIfly, Germania, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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