Travel from Crete to Sicily

How to get from Crete to Sicily?

There is no direct connection from Néa Alikarnassós to Sicily. However, you can take the line 6 bus to Irakleion airport, fly to Catania, take the bus to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Sicily. Alternatively, you can take the line 6 bus to Irakleion airport, fly to Palermo, take the bus to Palermo Centrale, then take the train to Sicily.

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How to get from Crete to Sicily

ModeDurationPrice
From Néa Alikarnassós line 6 bus to Irakleion airport, fly to Catania airport, bus to Catania Centrale, then train to Sicily.9 h 27 min$210
From Néa Alikarnassós line 6 bus to Irakleion airport, fly to Palermo airport, bus to Palermo Centrale, then train to Sicily.7 h 53 min$278
From Souda bus to Chania, bus to Chania airport, fly to Catania airport, bus to Catania Centrale, then train to Sicily.10 h 48 min$262
From Néa Alikarnassós line 6 bus to Irakleion airport, fly to Malta airport, bus to Marsa, walk to Valetta, car ferry to Pozzallo, taxi to Modica, then train to Sicily.15 h 13 min$366
From Heraklion bus and ferry to Lamia, bus to Trikala, taxi to Trikala, bus and ferry to Piazza Ugo Bassi, bus to Ancona Stazione F.S., bus and ferry to Catania, then bus and ferry to Caltanissetta.45 h 37 min$407
From Heraklion bus and ferry to Lamia, bus to Patras, walk to Patras, car ferry to Bari-Porto, bus to Napoli Centrale, train to Catania Centrale, then train to Caltanissetta Xirbi.47 h 38 min$456
From Heraklion bus and ferry to Sofia, bus to Kičevo, bus and ferry to Bari, bus to Mirto, bus to Messina Piazza della Repubblica, then bus and ferry to Caltanissetta.2 days 11 h$310
From Heraklion bus to Sofia, bus to Napoli, walk to Napoli Centrale, train to Termini Imerese, then train to Caltanissetta Xirbi.2 days 17 h
From Heraklion car ferry to Ios, car ferry to Piraeus, drive to Patras, car ferry to Brindisi, drive to Villa San Giovanni, car ferry to Messina, then drive to Sicily.36 h 15 min$418

How long does it take to get from Crete to Sicily?

It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Crete to Sicily, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Crete and Sicily?

No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Caltanissetta via Sofia, Kičevo, Bari, Mirto and Messina Piazza della Repubblica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

Operators from Crete to Sicily

OperatorPhoneWebsite
KTEL Irakleiou+30 2810 283270KTEL Irakleiou
AlitaliaAlitalia
Olympic AirOlympic Air
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
VoloteaVolotea
LufthansaLufthansa
Blue Panorama AirlinesBlue Panorama Airlines
RyanairRyanair
Condor FlugdienstCondor Flugdienst
EllinairEllinair
Vueling AirlinesVueling Airlines
Transavia HollandTransavia Holland
easyJeteasyJet
British AirwaysBritish Airways
Air FranceAir France
Azienda Siciliana Trasporti090.9796533Azienda Siciliana Trasporti
Trenitalia+39 06 68475475Trenitalia
Prestia e Comandè s.r.l.+39 091 586351Prestia e Comandè s.r.l.
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A2821 091288KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Travel ServiceTravel Service
Air MaltaAir Malta
Edelweiss AirEdelweiss Air
SunExpress DeutschlandSunExpress Deutschland
Wizz AirWizz Air
TUIflyTUIfly
Germania Flug AGGermania Flug AG
Sky Express Sky Express
EurowingsEurowings
Malta Public Transport+356 21222000Malta Public Transport
Virtu Ferries LtdVirtu Ferries Ltd
KTEL Fthiotidos22310 - 51345KTEL Fthiotidos
Portokalidis ToursPortokalidis Tours
Conerobus071 2837 411Conerobus
Baltour+39 0861 1991900Baltour
Autoservizi Salemi Srl(+39) 0923 98.11.20Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Superfast ferries+30 210 8919700Superfast ferries
Marozzi VT080 579 0211Marozzi VT
Trenitalia Intercity+39 06 68475475Trenitalia Intercity
EAAAEAAA
Matpu02 952 50 04Matpu
Durmo ToursDurmo Tours
Autolinee Romano0962.21709Autolinee Romano
Ias Auto Linee0983 565635Ias Auto Linee
Ilias Travel+359 2831 9192Ilias Travel
Georg+ 359/38/66 34 04Georg
Hellenic Seaways+30 210 4199000Hellenic Seaways
Grimaldi Lines+39.081.496.444Grimaldi Lines
Caronte & Tourist800 627414Caronte & Tourist