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There are 5 ways to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach by ferry, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry 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, Catamaran, train, bus, bus and ferry  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Take the train from Piraeus to Kiato
  4. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Poros

189€ - 260€

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  20h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Sami

65€ - 144€

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

79€ - 94€

Fly from Heraklion, bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Kefallinia (EFL) HER - EFL
  2. Take the bus from Argostoli to Myrtos Beach

174€ - 379€

Fly from Chania, bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Kefallinia (EFL) CHQ - EFL
  2. Take the bus from Argostoli to Myrtos Beach

80€ - 401€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 75€ - 95€ and takes 21h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach is to fly and bus which costs 170€ - 380€ and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Myrtos Beach. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Myrtos Beach via Lamia, Patra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 52m.

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The distance between Crete and Myrtos Beach is 526 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach without a car is to ferry and Catamaran and train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 17h 18m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 17h 18m to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach, including transfers.

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Crete to Myrtos Beach bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Heraklion station.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Crete to Myrtos Beach bus services, operated by KTEL Kefallonia, arrive at Argostoli station.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Crete to Myrtos Beach.
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  • Distance: 328.5 miles
  • Duration: 17h 18m

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Myrtos Beach, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Heraklion to Myrtos Beach. However, you can take the ferry to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, take the Catamaran to Piraeus, take the walk to Piraeus, take the train to Kiato, take the walk to Kiato, take the bus to Patra, take the walk to Patra, take the bus and ferry to Poros, then take the taxi to Myrtos Beach. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Heraklion to Myrtos Beach via Piraeus, Αφετηρια, Μουσειο Οσε, Athens, Sami, and Sami in around 20h 18m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Heraklion to Kefallinia via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 480€
Flights from Chania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Chania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Chania to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
300€ - 1100€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
6€ - 9€
1st Class Ticket
8€ - 11€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
13€ - 15€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
16€ - 18€
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Poros
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Sami
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus from Argostoli to Myrtos Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
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 Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 21€
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Sea Jets
2nd Class
55€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
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€

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There are 949+ hotels available in Myrtos Beach. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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

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