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There are 4 ways to get from Crete to Nisyros by ferry, car 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, car ferry  •  9h 55m

  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 Nisyros

103€ - 241€

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  15h 17m

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Chalki
  2. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Nisyros

68€ - 164€

2 alternative options

Fly from Heraklion, car ferry  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Kos (KGS) HER - KGS
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Nisyros

109€ - 645€

Fly from Chania, car ferry  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Kos (KGS) CHQ - KGS
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Nisyros

110€ - 517€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Nisyros is to car ferry which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 15h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Nisyros is to fly and car ferry which costs 100€ - 650€ and takes 7h 56m.

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The distance between Crete and Nisyros is 259 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Nisyros without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 9h 55m and costs 100€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Crete to Nisyros, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Kos Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Volotea, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Kos Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Nisyros. Prices start at 27€ 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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Map of how to get from Crete to Nisyros.
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  • Distance: 161.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 55m

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Nisyros, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Heraklion to Nisyros. However, you can take the ferry to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, take the car ferry to Kos, take the car ferry to Nisyros, then take the taxi to Nisyros. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Heraklion to Nisyros via Chalki and Nisyros in around 15h 17m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 750€
Flights from Chania to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 700€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kos via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Santorini to Kos
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 85€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
CABIN A2 outside
65€ - 85€
CABIN A3 outside
55€ - 65€
CABIN A4 outside
55€ - 65€
Economy
29€ - 34€
Car ferry from Kos to Nisyros
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 75€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
CABIN A2 outside
55€ - 75€
CABIN A3 outside
43€ - 48€
CABIN A4 outside
43€ - 48€
Economy
16€ - 19€
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Nisyros
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Car ferry from Chalki to Nisyros
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Chalki
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
35€ - 55€
Airplane-type seats
35€ - 55€
2 beds - outside cabin
95€ - 130€

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