There are 11 ways to get from Croatia to Crete by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, ferry or car

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

Fly Split to Sitia  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sitia (JSH) SPU - JSH

$953 - $4,103

Cheapest option

Bus via Autobusni kolodvor  •  35 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$121 - $159

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Fly Split to Irakleion  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Irakleion (HER) SPU - HER

$164 - $555

Fly Zagreb to Irakleion  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Irakleion (HER) ZAG - HER

$174 - $450

Fly Split to Chania  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Chania (CHQ) SPU - CHQ

$268 - $893

Fly Zagreb to Chania  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Chania (CHQ) ZAG - CHQ

$246 - $557

Bus  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$215 - $270

Bus, bus and ferry  •  38 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion

$141 - $186

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  38 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Gevgelija AVE
  3. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$124 - $188

Train, ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion

$135 - $226

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  22 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$341 - $487

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Crete is to bus which costs 750 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 35 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Crete is to fly which costs 1.000 kn - 3.700 kn and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Crete is 1335 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 20 min to get from Croatia to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Crete. However, there are services departing from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Crete without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 1 min and costs 750 kn - 1.100 kn.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Crete.
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  • Distance: 834.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 20 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Crete, Greece?

Croatia Airlines, Olympic Air and 10 other airlines fly from Split to Sitia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Sitia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Chania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Split to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Split to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Split to Sitia via Rome, Irakleion
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Small Planet Airline
Website
smallplanet.aero
Flights from Zagreb to Irakleion via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $490
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Beograd to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Lamia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$95 - $130
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $90

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