There are 10 ways to get from Catania to Crete by plane, ferry, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or rideshare

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 Sitia  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Sitia (JSH) CTA - JSH

$200 - $950

Cheapest option

Fly to Irakleion  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Irakleion (HER) CTA - HER

$104 - $463

8 alternative options

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Chania (CHQ) CTA - CHQ

$144 - $564

Fly to Santorini, ferry, car ferry  •  45 days 20 h

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Santorini (JTR) CTA - JTR
  2. Take the ferry from Santorini to Santorini
  3. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$171 - $688

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  42 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Trikala
  4. Take the bus from Trikala to Lamia
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$276 - $381

Bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  3. Take the bus from Larissa to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$344 - $484

Train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari Porto
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bari Palazzo dell' Autorità Portuale to Tiranë
  4. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens
  5. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$244 - $448

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Catania to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$346 - $474

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran  •  35 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  6. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  7. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$247 - $441

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry  •  45 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$230 - $468

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Crete is to fly which costs 85€ - 410€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Crete is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 410€.

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The distance between Catania and Crete is 917 km.

It takes approximately 11 h to fly from Catania (CTA) to Sitia (JSH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Crete. However, there are services departing from Catania Bus Terminal and arriving at Heraklion via Stazione Fs - Rosselli, Ancona, Larissa and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and seven other airlines fly from Catania to Sitia 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Catania to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Naples
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Florence
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Rome
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Naples, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Catania to Chania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Milan Malpensa, Irakleion
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Budapest
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Catania to Chania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Trikala
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
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
Bus from Larissa to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
SAIS Autolinee
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Larissa to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Napoli to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Santorini
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$60 - $80
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Santorini
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$1 - $3
Business
$0
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
$40
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Santorini to Santorini
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$60 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$45 - $55
CABIN A4 outside
$45 - $55
Economy
$16 - $19
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $95
Airplane-type seats
$55 - $100
2 beds - outside cabin
$130 - $220
TTT Lines
Phone
+39 081 5802744
Email
biglietteria-na@tttlines.com
Website
tttlines.com
Car ferry from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
tttlines.com
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$106 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$264 - $265
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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