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

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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Catamaran, ferry  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Naxos to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$78 - $167

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Carferry, car ferry  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the carferry from Naxos to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$46 - $172

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Naxos to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$60 - $90

Fly to Irakleion  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Naxos Is (JNX) to Irakleion (HER) JNX - HER

$119 - $574

Fly to Chania  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Naxos Is (JNX) to Chania (CHQ) JNX - CHQ

$163 - $712

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Naxos and arriving at Heraklion. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Naxos and Crete is 221 km.

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The best way to get from Naxos to Crete without a car is to Catamaran and ferry which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Naxos to Crete, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Naxos Is Airport to Irakleion Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Naxos Is 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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The best way to get from Naxos to Naxos Is Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Naxos to Crete.
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  • Distance: 138.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Naxos, South Aegean, Greece and Crete, Greece?

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Naxos to Néa Alikarnassós 3 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Naxos Is to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Naxos Is to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Naxos Is to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
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
Ferry from Naxos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$22 - $26
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$23 - $35
Airplane-type seats
$24 - $35
2 beds - outside cabin
$65 - $85

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