There are 2 ways to get from Crete to Malta by plane, car ferry, car or ferry

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Fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Malta (MLA) HER - MLA

$122 - $605

1 alternative option

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Patras
  3. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  4. Drive from Brindisi to Vibo Valentia
  5. Take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Milazzo
  6. Drive from Milazzo to Catania
  7. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$289 - $622

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Malta is to fly which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Malta is to fly which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Crete and Malta is 949 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Crete to Malta, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Malta?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and 20 other airlines fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Qormi every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Irakleion to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,700
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $90
Airplane-type seats
$55 - $95
2 beds - outside cabin
$130 - $210
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Catania to Valetta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it

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