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

Select a route 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 22 min

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

$153 - $704

Cheapest option

Train to Pisa, fly to Chania  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Chania (CHQ) PSA - CHQ

$101 - $394

10 alternative options

Train to Bologna, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 10 min

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

$160 - $611

Train to Bologna, fly to Chania  •  7 h 17 min

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

$149 - $699

Fly Florence to Chania  •  7 h 59 min

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

$202 - $642

Train to Rome, fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 42 min

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

$116 - $408

Train to Rome, fly to Chania  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Chania (CHQ) FCO - CHQ

$155 - $496

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

$232 - $326

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 21 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 car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
  5. Take the car ferry from Ios to Heraklion

$258 - $539

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  44 h 27 min

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

$164 - $213

Bus Florentia Bus  •  45 h 55 min

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

$194 - $254

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

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

Map of how to get from Florence to Crete.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 936.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti and 13 other airlines fly from Florence to Néa Alikarnassós 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Zurich
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Rome to Chania via Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Pisa to Chania via Athens
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Florence to Chania via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Florence to Chania via Vienna
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Florence to Chania via Munich
Avg. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Vienna
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Rome
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Rome
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rome to Irakleion
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Charleroi
Avg. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Rome to Chania
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Pisa to Chania
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Athens
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Brussels
Avg. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Florence to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Kos
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Bologna to Irakleion via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Chania via Vienna
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Brussels
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Zurich
Avg. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via Paris Orly
Avg. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Florence to Chania via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Irakleion
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Avg. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Avg. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Avg. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Rimini
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $35
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Trikala
Avg. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamia
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Avg. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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
Avg. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Avg. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Sofia
Avg. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
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
Avg. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Avg. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
Avg. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$83 - $86
Airplane economy seats
$98 - $101
2-berth outside
$200 - $240
3-berth outside shower
$180 - $220
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $80
Business
$76
VIP
$92
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$45 - $60
Business
$58
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Avg. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100

How far is it from Florence to Crete?

The distance between Florence and Crete is 1498 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Crete?

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Crete is to bus which costs 150€ and takes 44 hours 27 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Florence to Crete?

The quickest way to get from Florence to Crete is to train and fly which takes 5 hours 54 minutes and costs 180€.

Is there a direct bus between Florence and Crete?

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 hours 55 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Florence to Crete?

It takes approximately 7 hours 22 minutes to get from Florence to Crete, including transfers.