There are 10 ways to get from Mannheim to Crete by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry or ferry

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Irakleion (HER) FRA - HER

$133 - $503

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Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$128 - $164

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Irakleion (HER) STR - HER

$141 - $498

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Chania  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Chania (CHQ) FRA - CHQ

$247 - $871

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Irakleion (HER) CGN - HER

$186 - $1,387

Train to Munich, fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Irakleion (HER) MUC - HER

$196 - $526

Train, bus  •  46 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf Re
  3. Take the bus from Landshut to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$279 - $466

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Gevgelija AVE
  5. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Lamia
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$299 - $513

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
  3. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$199 - $259

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion Aqua Blue

$155 - $214

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Crete. However, there are services departing from Mannheim and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Mannheim and Crete is 2080 km.

The best way to get from Mannheim to Crete without a car is to train and bus which takes 46 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Mannheim to Crete, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Crete bus services, operated by Has Turizm, depart from Mannheim station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Irakleion Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Mannheim to Crete bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Crete is 1 h ahead of Mannheim. It is currently 7:42 PM in Mannheim and 8:42 PM in Crete.

Condor Flugdienst, SunExpress Deutschland, Olympic Air and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt 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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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Crete.
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  • Distance: 1299.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Mannheim to Néa Alikarnassós. However, you can take the train to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, take the walk to Frankfurt airport, fly to Irakleion, take the walk to Irakleion Airport, then take the line 6 bus to Néa Alikarnassós. Alternatively, you can take the train to Stuttgart Hbf, take the walk to Hauptbahnhof, take the train to Flughafen/Messe, take the walk to Stuttgart airport, fly to Irakleion, take the walk to Irakleion Airport, then take the line 6 bus to Néa Alikarnassós.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Munich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $3,200
Flights from Munich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Munich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Munich to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chania
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Munich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,600
Flights from Munich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Landshut to Sofia
Ave. Duration
19 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Mannheim to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.com.tr
Bus from Mannheim to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hasturizm.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Mannheim to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Lamia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
Ave. Duration
43 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
ms.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
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Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $140

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