There are 10 ways to get from Delphi to Crete by car, ferry, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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.

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Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 4 min

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

$144 - $202

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Bus, Ferry  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Take the Ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$53 - $277

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Train, Catamaran, ferry  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tithorea to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$181 - $240

Bus, Catamaran, ferry  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$138 - $187

Bus, carferry  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$63 - $157

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 2 min

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

$64 - $76

Bus to Athens, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER

$62 - $192

Bus to Athens, fly to Sitia  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

$71 - $230

Bus to Athens, fly to Chania  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

$88 - $265

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Delphi to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Irakleion (HER) SKG - HER

$70 - $241

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Delphi to Crete. However, there are services departing from Delphi and arriving at Heraklion via Amfissa and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 2 min.

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The distance between Delphi and Crete is 427 km.

The best way to get from Delphi to Crete without a car is to train and Catamaran and ferry which takes 12 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Delphi to Crete, including transfers.

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Delphi to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Amfissa station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Irakleion Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Delphi to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Volotea, Ryanair, Ellinair and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Delphi to Crete.
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  • Distance: 266.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Delphi, Central Greece and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Delphi to Heraklion. However, you can take the drive to Piraeus, take the Catamaran to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Delphi to Heraklion via Tithorea, Athens, Piraeus, Τελωνειο, Αγ.Σπυριδωνασ, Piraeus, and Santorini in around 12 h 12 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Tithorea to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$11 - $15
Bus operators
KTEL Fokidas
Phone
2265028226
Email
info@ktel-fokidas.gr
Website
ktel-fokidas.gr
Bus from Delphi to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
ktel-fokidas.gr
Bus from Delphi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-fokidas.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Amfissa to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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 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
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $90
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$52 - $53
Airplane economy seats
$65 - $66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $100
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$91
Aircraft-type seats
$100
2 bed inside cabin
$242
3 bed outside cabin
$190 - $230

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