There are 11 ways to get from Lefkáda to Crete by bus, plane, car, ferry, car ferry, 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.

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Bus to Ioannina, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Preveza to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Irakleion (HER) IOA - HER

$190 - $443

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Bus, Ferry  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Athens
  3. Take the Ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$54 - $286

9 alternative options

Fly Preveza to Sitia  •  2 h 56 min

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

$342 - $1,702

Bus to Athens, fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER

$87 - $220

Bus to Ioannina, fly to Chania  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Preveza to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Chania (CHQ) IOA - CHQ

$164 - $671

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly to Irakleion  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Preveza to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Irakleion (HER) SKG - HER

$66 - $252

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  11 h 35 min

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

$169 - $248

Bus, Catamaran, ferry  •  14 h 55 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

$156 - $218

Bus, carferry  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens
  2. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$81 - $178

Bus, train, Catamaran, ferry  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  3. Take the train from Kiato to Piraeus
  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

$81 - $98

Questions & Answers

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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The distance between Lefkáda and Crete is 553 km.

The best way to get from Lefkáda to Crete without a car is to bus and Catamaran and ferry which takes 14 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Lefkáda to Crete, including transfers.

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Lefkáda to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Aitoloakarnanias, depart from Lefkáda station.

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There is no direct flight from Ioannina Airport to Irakleion Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Lefkáda to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lefkáda to Preveza Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Lefkáda to Crete.
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  • Distance: 345.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

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

Sky Express flies from Lefkáda to Sitia twice a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Ioannina to Irakleion via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Ioannina to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Preveza to Sitia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Preveza to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Preveza to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Preveza to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
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 Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.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
$15 - $23
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
$19 - $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
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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
Once 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
Twice 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
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66
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 Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$92
Aircraft-type seats
$101
2 bed inside cabin
$245
3 bed outside cabin
$190 - $240

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