There are 12 ways to get from Florence to Crete by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car ferry or ferry

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 Florence to Irakleion  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Irakleion (HER) FLR - HER

$152 - $704

Cheapest option

Train to Rome, fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Irakleion (HER) FCO - HER

$121 - $416

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Train to Bologna, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Irakleion (HER) BLQ - HER

$159 - $607

Train to Bologna, fly to Chania  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Chania (CHQ) BLQ - CHQ

$163 - $795

Fly Florence to Chania  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Chania (CHQ) FLR - CHQ

$176 - $602

Train to Verona, fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Irakleion (HER) VRN - HER

$146 - $649

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Irakleion (HER) MXP - HER

$129 - $505

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Trikala
  4. Take the bus from Trikala to Lamia
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$212 - $310

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$273 - $519

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  44 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from SITA Firenze to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$149 - $197

Bus Florentia Bus  •  45 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$177 - $234

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Rimini Reg
  2. Take the bus from Rimini to Sofia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion

$220 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Crete is to bus which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 44 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Crete is to train and fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 130€ - 550€.

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The distance between Florence and Crete is 1511 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Florence to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Crete. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Crete, Greece?

Vueling Airlines, Swiss and 15 other airlines fly from Florence to Néa Alikarnassós every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Florence to Chania via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Verona to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Verona to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Verona to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Rome to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Florence to Chania via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Florence to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Florence to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Santorini
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Florence to Chania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Rimini
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Trikala
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Rimini to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90

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