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There are 2 ways to get from Crete to Haifa by plane or train

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 from Heraklion, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Tel Aviv (TLV) HER - TLV
  2. Take the train from Nat-bg to Haifa Center

$140 - $915

1 alternative option

Fly from Chania, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Tel Aviv (TLV) CHQ - TLV
  2. Take the train from Nat-bg to Haifa Center

$188 - $1,079

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The cheapest way to get from Crete to Haifa is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 800€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Haifa is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 800€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Crete and Haifa is 966 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Crete to Haifa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Tel Aviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Lufthansa, Ellinair, Cobaltair and four other airlines offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Tel Aviv Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Haifa. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Crete to Heraklion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Crete to Haifa.
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  • Distance: 603.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Haifa, Israel?

There is no direct connection from Néa Alikarnassós to Haifa. However, you can take the line 6 bus to Irakleion Airport, take the walk to Heraklion airport, fly to Tel Aviv, take the walk to Nat-bg, then take the train to Haifa. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chania, take the walk to Chania, take the Private transfer to Chania Airport, take the walk to Chania airport, fly to Tel Aviv, take the walk to Nat-bg, then take the train to Haifa.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Chania to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Chania to Tel Aviv via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Chania to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Chania to Tel Aviv via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Heraklion to Tel Aviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Chania to Tel Aviv via Athens, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Nat-bg to Haifa Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rail.co.il

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