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There are 7 ways to get from Hydra to Crete by ferry, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, Catamaran  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$135 - $196

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry Blue Star Ferries  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$62 - $158

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Ferry, car ferry Anek Ferries  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$70 - $226

Ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Ermioni
  2. Take the bus from Ermioni to Athens
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

Ferry, train, fly to Heraklion  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) ATH - HER

$62 - $202

Ferry, train, fly to Chania  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

$88 - $275

Ferry, train, fly to Sitia  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

$71 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hydra to Crete is to ferry and train and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hydra to Crete is to ferry and train and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Hydra to Crete. However, there are services departing from Hydra and arriving at Heraklion via Piraeus and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 27 min.

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The distance between Hydra and Crete is 276 km.

The best way to get from Hydra to Crete without a car is to ferry and Catamaran which takes 10 h 27 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to get from Hydra to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Volotea, Ellinair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hydra to Crete.
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  • Distance: 172.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 27 min

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 walk to Piraeus, take the Catamaran to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hydra to Heraklion via Piraeus, Αγ.Σπυριδωνασ, Καστοροσ, and Piraeus in around 12 h 23 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $6
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$8 - $10
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$11 - $12
Bus operators
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Ermioni to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
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
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Hydra to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$19 - $26
Business
$24
Ferry from Hydra to Ermioni
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$6 - $9
Business
$7
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$52 - $53
Airplane economy seats
$65 - $66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $100
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $85
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $90
2 beds - outside cabin
$120 - $200

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