There are 8 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Crete by plane, car ferry, bus, train, bus and 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 to Irakleion  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Irakleion (HER) DBV - HER

$158 - $489

Cheapest option

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  29 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi 601
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$130 - $171

6 alternative options

Fly to Chania  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Chania (CHQ) DBV - CHQ

$182 - $627

Fly to Santorini, car ferry  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Santorini (JTR) DBV - JTR
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$230 - $716

Bus  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$144 - $176

Car ferry, bus  •  38 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens
  4. Take the car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$189 - $453

Bus, car ferry  •  42 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$139 - $314

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
  3. Take the car ferry from Ios to Heraklion

$244 - $385

What companies run services between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Crete, Greece?

Volotea, Travel Service and nine other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Néa Alikarnassós 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$17 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
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
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
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 a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$41
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $75
Business
$72
VIP
$87
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$55
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $95
Jadrolinija
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$95 - $96
Aircraft-type seats
$107 - $108
2 bed inside cabin
$268 - $269
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66 - $67
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$55 - $95
Airplane-type seats
$55 - $100
2 beds - outside cabin
$130 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubrovnik and Crete is 1019 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Crete is to bus and train and bus and ferry which costs 800 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 29 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Crete is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 950 kn - 3.100 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Crete. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Heraklion via Herceg Novi, Skopje and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Dubrovnik to Crete, including transfers.