There are 9 ways to get from Lefkáda to Crete by plane, car, car ferry, ferry, bus, train or bus and 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 to Irakleion  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Irakleion (HER) PVK - HER

$93 - $494

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Athens
  3. Take the ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$55 - $287

7 alternative options

Fly to Chania  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Chania (CHQ) PVK - CHQ

$142 - $642

Fly to Sitia  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Sitia (JSH) PVK - JSH

$342 - $1,702

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  11 h 30 min

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

$174 - $253

Bus, Catamaran, ferry  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$161 - $224

Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$91 - $179

Bus, train, Catamaran, ferry  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
  3. Take the train from Κιάτο to Πειραιάς
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Lamia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$82 - $98

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lefkáda to Crete is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lefkáda to Crete is to fly which costs 290€ - 1500€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Lefkáda and Crete is 553 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Lefkáda to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lefkáda to Crete. However, there are services departing from Lefkáda and arriving at Heraklion via Agrinio and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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

Olympic Air and Travel Service fly from Lefkáda to Néa Alikarnassós twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Preveza to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Preveza to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Preveza to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Preveza to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Charlie Airlines Limited
Website
cyprusairways.com
Flights from Preveza to Chania via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Preveza to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Preveza to Sitia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Κιάτο to Πειραιάς
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Agrinio
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Agrinio to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Agrinio to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
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 - $95
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$75 - $110
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
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
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66 - $67
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Pireas to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93
Aircraft-type seats
$103
2 bed inside cabin
$248
3 bed outside cabin
$200 - $240

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