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

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Recommended option

Car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ágios Kírykos to Naxos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Naxos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$101 - $258

Cheapest option

Fly to Heraklion  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Ikaria Island (JIK) to Heraklion (HER) JIK - HER

$61 - $303

1 alternative option

Fly to Chania  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ikaria Island (JIK) to Chania (CHQ) JIK - CHQ

$108 - $448

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Icaria to Crete is to fly which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Icaria to Crete is to fly which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Icaria to Crete. However, there are services departing from Ágios Kírykos and arriving at Heraklion via Naxos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Icaria and Crete is 296 km.

The best way to get from Icaria to Crete without a car is to car ferry and Catamaran and ferry which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 85€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Icaria to Crete, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ikaria Island Airport to Heraklion Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Ikaria Island 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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The best way to get from Icaria to Ikaria Island Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Icaria to Crete.
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  • Distance: 185.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Agios Kirykos to Néa Alikarnassós once daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ikaria Island to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Ikaria Island to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ikaria Island to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Ikaria Island to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Ágios Kírykos to Naxos
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $65
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $65
Economy
$24 - $28
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$22 - $26
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
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

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