There are 8 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Crete by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, train 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.

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Fly to Sitia  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Sitia (JSH) DBV - JSH

$507 - $3,607

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Bus  •  42 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
  3. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Heraklion

$126 - $175

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Fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 7 min

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

$158 - $489

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 30 min

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

$182 - $627

Fly to Santorini, ferry  •  9 h 24 min

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

$256 - $716

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tirana to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$150 - $178

Car ferry, bus, train  •  38 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  4. Take the train from Kiato to Piraeus
  5. Take the car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  20 h 29 min

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

$264 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Crete is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 950 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 30 h 23 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Crete. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Heraklion via Kotor, Tirana and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 23 min.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Crete is 1019 km.

The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Crete without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 30 h 23 min and costs 950 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 12 h 39 min to get from Dubrovnik to Crete, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Crete bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Sitia Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Crete is 1 h ahead of Dubrovnik. It is currently 9:22 AM in Dubrovnik and 10:22 AM in Crete.

Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Crete.
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  • Distance: 637.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 39 min

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Sitia 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Dubrovnik to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
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 International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Chania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Santorini via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
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 Kiato to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Tirana to Lamia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Dupnitsa to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
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
$108 - $109
2 bed inside cabin
$269 - $270
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
$54 - $55
Airplane economy seats
$67 - $68
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110

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Aegean Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Sitia Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 29 min and costs 45 kn.

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