There are 5 ways to get from Dalaman to Crete by taxi, ferry, car ferry, bus or plane

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

Taxi, ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalaman to Marmaris
  2. Take the ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes
  3. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$125 - $282

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dalaman to Marmaris
  2. Take the car ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes
  3. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$102 - $250

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$123 - $271

Ferry, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Irakleion (HER) RHO - HER

$131 - $356

Ferry, fly to Chania  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Chania (CHQ) RHO - CHQ

$165 - $874

What companies run services between Dalaman, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Dalaman to Heraklion. However, you can take the taxi to Marmaris, take the ferry to Rhodes, take the walk to Rhodos, then take the car ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dalaman to Heraklion via Fethiye and Rhodos in around 18 h 17 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Dalaman to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Marmaris Ferry
Website
marmarisferry.com
Ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
marmarisferry.com
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$45 - $80
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $85
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $190
Tuana Maritime
Phone
+90 252 612 42 42
Email
info@tuanamaritime.com
Website
tuanamaritime.com
Ferry from Fethiye to Rhodos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
tuanamaritime.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dalaman to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dalaman and Crete is 403 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dalaman to Crete is to bus and car ferry which costs 460 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 20 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Dalaman to Crete is to ferry and fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 550 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

It takes approximately 18 h 29 min to get from Dalaman to Crete, including transfers.