Duration 4h 52m
Distance 1311 km
Average price 280€
Possible routes 7 found

Crete to Rome

Rome2rio has found 7 ways to get from Crete to Rome by flight, ferry, bus, train and car. We recommend flying from Sitia to Rome, which is the fastest option and takes around 4h 52m. Alternatively, flying from Heraklion to Rome is the cheapest option and takes around 5h 14m.
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Fly from Sitia

  1. Sitia
  2. Rome
Fastest
4h 52m
154€ - 524€
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Fly from Heraklion

  1. Heraklion
  2. Rome
5h 14m
Cheapest
73€ - 336€

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, train

  1. Heraklion
  2. Lamia
  3. Patras
  4. Bari Centrale
  5. Roma Termini
38h
173€ - 428€

Bus and ferry, bus

  1. Heraklion
  2. Lamia
  3. Kakavia
  4. Fier
  5. Rome Tiburtina
42h 3m

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Heraklion
  2. Chania
  3. Ioannina
  4. Fier
  5. Rome Tiburtina
2 days 1h

Car ferry, bus

  1. Heraklion
  2. Piraeus
  3. Sofia
  4. Roma
2 days 3h
254€ - 419€

Ferry, car ferry, drive

  1. Heraklion
  2. Santorini
  3. Piraeus
  4. Patras
  5. Bari
  6. Rome
31h 58m
280€ - 521€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Crete to Rome? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Rome is to fly which costs 70€ - 340€ and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Rome is to fly which costs 150€ - 550€ and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Rome. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Rome Tiburtina via Lamia, Kakavia and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 3m.

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The distance between Crete and Rome is 1311 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Rome without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and car ferry and train which takes 38h and costs 170€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Crete to Rome, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Sitia Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Crete to Rome bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome is 1h behind Crete. It is currently 8:43 PM in Crete and 7:43 PM in Rome.

Blue Panorama Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Sitia Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 7717+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 50€ 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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How to travel from Crete to Rome

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Crete to Rome right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Crete and Rome?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines fly from Sitia to Rome 3 times a day.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1700€
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Tuesday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Tuesday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€

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