There are 9 ways to get from Naples to Crete by plane, train, ferry, bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Fly Naples to Irakleion  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Irakleion (HER) NAP - HER

$82 - $704

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Fly Naples to Chania  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Chania (CHQ) NAP - CHQ

$126 - $1,142

Train to Rome, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Irakleion (HER) FCO - HER

$117 - $410

Fly Naples to Santorini, ferry  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Santorini (JTR) NAP - JTR
  2. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$170 - $661

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Trikala
  3. Take the bus from Trikala to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$277 - $391

Bus, car ferry, bus and ferry  •  36 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$191 - $389

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

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

$342 - $427

Train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Caserta to Brindisi Fa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion

$266 - $383

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  29 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$280 - $548

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Crete is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Crete is to fly and ferry which costs 140€ - 600€ and takes 7 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Crete. However, there are services departing from Napoli and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Naples and Crete is 1125 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Crete without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 34 h 34 min and costs 230€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Naples to Crete, including transfers.

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Naples to Crete bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Napoli station.

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There is no direct flight from Naples Airport to Irakleion Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Crete is 1 h ahead of Naples. It is currently 8:09 PM in Naples and 9:09 PM in Crete.

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Crete.
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  • Distance: 703 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Crete, Greece?

easyJet, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Naples to Néa Alikarnassós twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Naples to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Naples to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Naples to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Naples to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Naples to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Naples to Chania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Rome to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Trikala
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $17
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
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Napoli to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
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
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
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
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
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$95 - $96
Aircraft-type seats
$108 - $109
2 bed inside cabin
$269 - $270
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270

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