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There are 4 ways to get from Fira to Crete by ferry, car 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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Ferry  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$65 - $92

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$33 - $97

2 alternative options

Ferry via Santorini  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$65 - $92

Fly  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Heraklion (HER) JTR - HER

$104 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fira to Crete is to car ferry which costs 29€ - 85€ and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Fira to Crete is to ferry which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 1h 49m.

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The distance between Fira and Crete is 149 km.

The best way to get from Fira to Crete without a car is to ferry which takes 1h 49m and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Fira to Crete, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Heraklion Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Ellinair, Sky Express , Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Santorini Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 389+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs 3€.

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Map of how to get from Fira to Crete.
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  • Distance: 92.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Fira, Greece and Crete, Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and three other airlines fly from Fira to Néa Alikarnassós every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$23 - $35
Airplane-type seats
$24 - $35
2 beds - outside cabin
$65 - $85

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