There are 4 ways to get from Crete to Rhodes by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Rhodes (RHO) HER - RHO

$53 - $274

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Car ferry  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Rhodos

$40 - $180

2 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry, carferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Kos
  3. Take the carferry from Kos to Rhodos

$113 - $211

Bus, Catamaran  •  46 h 10 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
  4. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes

$165 - $197

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Heraklion and arriving at Rhodos. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 51 min.

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The distance between Crete and Rhodes is 332 km.

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The best way to get from Crete to Rhodes without a car is to ferry and car ferry and carferry which takes 11 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Crete to Rhodes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Irakleion Airport to Rhodes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ellinair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Irakleion Airport to Rhodes Airport.

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There are 887+ hotels available in Rhodes. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Crete to Irakleion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Crete to Rhodes.
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  • Distance: 207.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

Sky Express , Ellinair and Olympic Air fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Rhodes 5 times a day.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Irakleion to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
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
$8 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
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
$13 - $21
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
$7 - $12
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Ferry operators
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Rhodos
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
12ne.gr
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 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $180
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines

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