There are 3 ways to get from Fira to Crete by ferry, car ferry or plane

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Ferry  •  1 h 49 min

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

$66 - $92

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Car ferry  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$34 - $97

1 alternative option

Fly  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Sitia (JSH) JTR - JSH

$123 - $653

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The cheapest way to get from Fira to Crete is to car ferry which costs 28€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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

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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 1 h 49 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Sitia Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Santorini 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 Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10 min 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: 1 h 49 min

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

Olympic Air, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Fira to Sitia 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Sitia via Athens, Irakleion
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
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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