There are 5 ways to get from Bodrum to Crete by ferry, car ferry or plane

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Catamaran, car ferry, ferry  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$110 - $200

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Car ferry, carferry  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the carferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion

$96 - $219

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$109 - $355

Catamaran to Rhodes, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Rhodes
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Irakleion (HER) RHO - HER

$101 - $323

Catamaran to Kos, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Irakleion (HER) KGS - HER

$124 - $631

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct ferry from Bodrum to Crete. However, there are services departing from Bodrum and arriving at Heraklion via Kos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bodrum and Crete is 309 km.

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The best way to get from Bodrum to Crete without a car is to Catamaran and car ferry and ferry which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Bodrum to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rhodes Airport to Irakleion Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Crete is 1 h behind Bodrum. It is currently 12:31 PM in Bodrum and 12:31 PM in Crete.

Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Rhodes Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Crete.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bodrum to Heraklion. However, you can take the Catamaran to Kos, take the car ferry to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Bodrum to Heraklion via Kos and Chalki in around 17 h 27 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Kos to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,200
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ferry operators
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
Ferry from Bodrum to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$49
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
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
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Airplane-type seats
$40 - $65
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $150
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

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