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There are 9 ways to get from Crete to Vourvourou by plane, taxi, car, car ferry, train or bus

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Fly Heraklion to Thessaloniki, taxi

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Thessaloniki (SKG)
  2. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus via Athens

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Agios Nikolaos

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Fly Sitia to Thessaloniki, taxi

  1. Fly from Sitia (JSH) to Thessaloniki (SKG)
  2. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou

Fly Chania to Thessaloniki, taxi

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Thessaloniki (SKG)
  2. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou

Fly Heraklion to Kavala, drive

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Kavala (KVA)
  2. Drive from Kavala to Vourvourou

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Drive from Piraeus to Mantoúdi
  4. Take the car ferry from Mantoúdi to Volos
  5. Drive from Volos to Vourvourou

Car ferry, train, taxi

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  4. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Agios Nikolaos

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Olympiada
  3. Take a taxi from Olympiada to Vourvourou
Crete → Vourvourou
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vourvourou is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vourvourou is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vourvourou is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Crete to Vourvourou is to car ferry and bus via Athens which costs €100 - €250 and takes 26h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Vourvourou is to fly and taxi which costs €120 - €270 and takes 3h 49m.

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The distance between Crete and Vourvourou is 568 km.

The best way to get from Crete to Vourvourou without a car is to car ferry and train and taxi which takes 15h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Crete to Vourvourou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Heraklion Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in Vourvourou. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Crete to Vourvourou.
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  • Distance: 567.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

There is no direct connection from Crete to Vourvourou. However, you can take the line 6 bus to Irakleion Airport, take the walk to Heraklion airport, fly to Thessaloniki, then take the taxi to Vourvourou. Alternatively, you can fly to Thessaloniki then take the taxi to Vourvourou.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Sitia to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Chania to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Chania to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Heraklion to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Sitia to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Chania to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Chania to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Heraklion to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Heraklion to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chania to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€36 - €39
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Olympiada
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€39
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Chalkidikis
Phone
2310 316555
Email
info@ktel-chalkidikis.gr
Website
ktel-chalkidikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Schedules at
ktel-chalkidikis.gr
Citylines
Phone
+359 2 812 0810
Email
support@citylines.bg
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Heraklion Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €100
Website
Citylines
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€65 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€140 - €200
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Mantoúdi to Volos
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Anes Ferries
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
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
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
€35 - €75
Airplane-type seats
€40 - €75
2 beds - outside cabin
€95 - €170
Other operators
Taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Estimated price
€100 - €130

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