There are 5 ways to get from Crete to Marmaris by ferry, car ferry, taxi, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Ferry, car ferry, Catamaran, taxi  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  3. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  4. Take a taxi from Bodrum to Marmaris

$158 - $258

Cheapest option

Car ferry, Catamaran  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Rhodos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris

$92 - $223

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry, taxi  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  4. Take a taxi from Bodrum to Marmaris

$162 - $262

Bus  •  43 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Marmaris

$118 - $148

Fly, Catamaran  •  5 h 11 min

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

$101 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Marmaris is to car ferry and Catamaran which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 16 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Marmaris is to fly and Catamaran which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Marmaris. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Marmaris via Plovdiv and Istanbul Otogari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Crete to Marmaris. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Marmaris via Rhodes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 51 min.

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The distance between Crete and Marmaris is 358 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Marmaris without a car is to ferry and car ferry and Catamaran and taxi which takes 11 h 31 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 31 min to get from Crete to Marmaris, including transfers.

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Crete to Marmaris bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, depart from Heraklion station.

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Map of how to get from Crete to Marmaris.
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  • Distance: 223.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 31 min

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Marmaris, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Heraklion to Marmaris. However, you can take the ferry to Santorini, take the car ferry to Kos, take the Catamaran to Bodrum, then take the taxi to Marmaris. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Santorini, take the car ferry to Kos, take the car ferry to Bodrum, then take the taxi to Marmaris.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Irakleion to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Rhodes to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Rhodos
Ave. Duration
14 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $75
Airplane-type seats
$45 - $80
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $180
Other operators
Taxi from Bodrum to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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