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There are 8 ways to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia by ferry, car ferry, car, bus, bus and ferry, shuttle, plane or train

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, drive  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Drive from Piraeus to Statue of Zeus at Olympia

128€ - 191€

Cheapest option

Fly Heraklion to Athens, train, bus  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Athens (ATH) HER - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Pýrgos

59€ - 192€

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Ferry, Catamaran, bus  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Poros
  4. Take the bus from Galatas to Isthmos
  5. Take the bus from Corinth Isthmos to Krestena

165€ - 226€

Car ferry, bus  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Pýrgos Express

72€ - 149€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Pýrgos

79€ - 88€

Private transfer, car ferry, bus  •  19h 49m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Kissamos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kissamos to Kalamata
  3. Take the bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos

224€ - 379€

Fly Heraklion to Kalamata, bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Kalamata (KLX) HER - KLX
  2. Take the bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos

83€ - 472€

Fly Sitia to Athens, train, bus  •  10h 36m

  1. Fly from Sitia (JSH) to Athens (ATH) JSH - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Pýrgos

67€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 18h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia is to fly and train and bus which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 10h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Olympia via Lamia and Pýrgos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 49m.

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The distance between Crete and Statue of Zeus at Olympia is 402 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia without a car is to ferry and Catamaran and bus which takes 16h 40m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 10h 55m to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia, including transfers.

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Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Heraklion station.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Kalamata Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, arrive at Pýrgos station.

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Ellinair, Aegean Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Kalamata Airport.

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Map of how to get from Crete to Statue of Zeus at Olympia.
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  • Distance: 251.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 55m

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Heraklion to Statue of Zeus at Olympia. However, you can take the ferry to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, take the car ferry to Piraeus, then take the drive to Statue of Zeus at Olympia. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Heraklion to Statue of Zeus at Olympia via Santorini, Santorini, Piraeus, Piraeus, Poros, Galatas, Isthmos, Corinth Isthmos, and Krestena in around 16h 40m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 440€
Flights from Heraklion to Athens
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Sitia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 440€
Flights from Heraklion to Athens
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Sitia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kalamata via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Heraklion to Athens
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 150€
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 16€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
6€ - 8€
1st Class Ticket
7€ - 9€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
11€ - 14€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
14€ - 16€
Bus operators
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Galatas to Isthmos
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
KTEL Korinthias
Phone
27410 754 10
Email
ktel-kor2@kor.forthnet.gr
Website
ktelkorinthias.gr
Bus from Galatas to Isthmos
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
ktelkorinthias.gr
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Corinth Isthmos to Krestena
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Athens to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 33€
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Lamia to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 31€
Schedules at
ktelileias.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
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Irakleion Airport to Kissamos
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
175€
Minivan
240€
Minibus
310€
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
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 Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
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€
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Poros
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Economy
12€ - 17€
Business
15€
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€
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Kissamos to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
33€
Website
Lane Sea Lines

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