There are 5 ways to get from Hydra to Crete by ferry, car ferry, plane, subway or bus

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

Ferry, car ferry via Ios  •  9 h 52 min

$116 - $203

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry Minoan Lines  •  11 h 27 min

$71 - $208

3 alternative options

Ferry, fly to Irakleion  •  4 h 56 min

  1. ATH - HER

$71 - $204

Ferry, fly to Sitia  •  4 h 48 min

  1. ATH - JSH

$80 - $242

Ferry, subway, fly to Chania, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. ATH - CHQ

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

There is no direct connection from Hydra to Heraklion. However, you can take the ferry to Piraeus, take the car ferry to Ios, then take the car ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hydra to Heraklion via Pireas in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
OASA
Website
oasa.gr
Subway from Στ.Πειραια to Στ.Μοναστηρακι
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
oasa.gr
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Kalives to Souda
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$21 - $29
Business
$27
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $75
Business
$72
VIP
$87
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$55
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95
Hellas Speed Cat
Phone
+30 211 7053755
Email
hellasspeedcat1@gmail.com
Website
speedcat.gr
Ferry from Hydra to Pireas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
en.speedcat.gr
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
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $70
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$130 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hydra and Crete is 276 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hydra to Crete is to ferry and fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Hydra to Crete is to ferry and fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 65€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct ferry from Hydra to Crete. However, there are services departing from Hydra and arriving at Heraklion via Piraeus and Ios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Hydra to Crete, including transfers.