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There are 8 ways to get from Crete to Monaco by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

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 Heraklion to Nice  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Nice (NCE) HER - NCE

151€ - 413€

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Piraeus to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice

116€ - 278€

6 alternative options

Fly Chania to Nice  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Nice (NCE) CHQ - NCE

132€ - 415€

Fly Heraklion to Marseille, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Marseille (MRS) HER - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville

172€ - 624€

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  37h 16m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Trikala
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec

221€ - 339€

Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice Airport

178€ - 262€

Bus via Nice Ville  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice

252€ - 334€

Ferry, car ferry, drive  •  30h 41m

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Drive from Piraeus to Monaco

408€ - 601€

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The cheapest way to get from Crete to Monaco is to car ferry and bus which costs 110€ - 280€ and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Monaco is to fly which costs 150€ - 420€ and takes 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Sofia and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Crete and Monaco is 1773 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Monaco without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and train which takes 37h 16m and costs 220€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Crete to Monaco, including transfers.

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

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

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Crete to Monaco bus services, operated by Yubim, arrive at Nice Airport station.

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Monaco is 1h behind Crete. It is currently 1:28 PM in Crete and 12:28 PM in Monaco.

Map of how to get from Crete to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 1107.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Monaco?

Lufthansa, Wizz Air and 18 other airlines fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Monaco every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 750€
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
350€ - 800€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
370€ - 1600€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from Chania to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Chania to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
420€ - 1100€
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 1100€
Flights from Chania to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
330€ - 900€
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Heraklion to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Heraklion to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
thello.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
47€ - 53€
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 15€
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 150€
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 230€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 85€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
33€
Website
Arda Tur
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
CABIN A2 outside
65€ - 90€
CABIN A3 outside
60€ - 70€
CABIN A4 outside
60€ - 70€
Economy
36€ - 42€
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
45€ - 46€
Airplane economy seats
56€ - 57€
2-berth outside
95€ - 110€
3-berth outside shower
70€ - 90€
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Sea Jets
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 75€
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Sea Jets
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 85€

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