There are 7 ways to get from Mani Peninsula to Crete by car, car ferry, ferry, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  11h 24m

  1. Drive from Mani Peninsula to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

143€ - 433€

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
  2. Take the bus from Chania to Heraklion

59€ - 64€

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Car ferry, Private transfer  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kissamos to Irakleion Airport

214€ - 360€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Areópoli to Sparti
  2. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

Bus, fly to Heraklion  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Oítilon to Isthmos
  2. Take the bus from Isthmos to Athens
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) ATH - HER

94€ - 224€

Bus, fly to Chania  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Oítilon to Isthmos
  2. Take the bus from Isthmos to Athens
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

90€ - 225€

Bus, fly to Sitia  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Oítilon to Isthmos
  2. Take the bus from Isthmos to Athens
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

108€ - 352€

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The cheapest way to get from Mani Peninsula to Crete is to car ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 65€ and takes 15h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Mani Peninsula to Crete is to bus and fly which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 9h 13m.

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The distance between Mani Peninsula and Crete is 272 km.

The best way to get from Mani Peninsula to Crete without a car is to car ferry and Private transfer which takes 14h 12m and costs 210€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 11h 24m to get from Mani Peninsula to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Volotea, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Mani Peninsula, Peloponnese, Greece and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Mani Peninsula to Crete. However, you can take the drive to Piraeus, take the car ferry to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mani Peninsula to Heraklion via Areopoli, Gytheio, Gytheio, Kissamos, Kissamos - Port, Kissamos, Kissamos, Irakleion Airport, and Irakleion Airport in around 14h 12m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Kissamos to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
175€
Minivan
240€
Minibus
310€
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
KTEL Lakonias
Phone
2731026441
Email
info@ktel-lakonias.gr
Website
ktel-lakonias.gr
Bus from Areópoli to Sparti
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktel-lakonias.gr
Bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktel-lakonias.gr
KTEL Korinthias
Phone
27410 754 10
Email
ktel-kor2@kor.forthnet.gr
Website
ktelkorinthias.gr
Bus from Areopoli to Sparti
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
ktelkorinthias.gr
Bus from Oítilon to Isthmos
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelkorinthias.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
KTEL Grevenon
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
47€ - 52€
Schedules at
KTEL Fthiotidos
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Isthmos to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 19€
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
70€ - 95€
Deck Fare Economy
60€ - 90€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
180€ - 260€
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
55€ - 80€
Deck Fare Economy
40€ - 60€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
80€ - 110€
Triton Ferries
Phone
+3027330 22650
Website
tritonferries.gr
Car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Triton Ferries
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€
Website
Lane Sea Lines

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