There are 3 ways to get from Malta to Crete by plane or 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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Fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Irakleion (HER) MLA - HER

$123 - $606

2 alternative options

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Chania (CHQ) MLA - CHQ

$167 - $584

Fly to Santorini, ferry  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Santorini (JTR) MLA - JTR
  2. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$165 - $573

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Crete is to fly which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Crete is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs 100€ - 550€.

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The distance between Malta and Crete is 949 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Malta to Crete, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Malta and Crete, Greece?

Transavia France, easyJet and 19 other airlines fly from Qormi to Néa Alikarnassós every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Malta to Chania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Malta to Chania via Naples, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malta to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ferry operators

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