There are 5 ways to get from Malta to Crete by plane, ferry, car ferry or car

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 Sitia  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Sitia (JSH) MLA - JSH

$92 - $484

4 alternative options

Fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 11 min

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

$123 - $606

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

Car ferry, drive, ferry, Catamaran  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Drive from Catania to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vibo Valentia
  4. Drive from Vibo Valentia to Brindisi
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  6. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  7. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  8. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$357 - $589

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 costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Malta and Crete is 949 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Malta to Crete, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Malta and Crete, Greece?

Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst and 10 other airlines fly from Qormi to Sitia 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
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
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and 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
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
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 Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Malta to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
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
Flights from Malta to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Malta to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Chania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,700
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malta to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
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
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
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Grimaldi Lines

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