There are 7 ways to get from Porto Cheli to Crete by car, car ferry, ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Porto Cheli to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
  3. Take the car ferry from Ios to Heraklion

$121 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto Heli to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$77 - $170

5 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry via Ios  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
  3. Take the car ferry from Ios to Heraklion

$130 - $227

Ferry, car ferry Anek Ferries  •  20 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$90 - $287

Ferry, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER

$86 - $224

Ferry, fly to Sitia  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

$95 - $262

Ferry, fly to Chania  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

$112 - $307

What companies run services between Porto Cheli, Greece and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Porto Cheli to Heraklion. However, you can take the drive to Piraeus, take the car ferry to Ios, then take the car ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Porto Cheli to Heraklion via Piraeus and Ios in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Bus operators
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Porto Heli to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $80
Business
$75
VIP
$91
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$57
Ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$45
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Car ferry from Ios to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$56 - $57
Airplane economy seats
$70 - $71
2-berth outside
$110 - $140
3-berth outside shower
$90 - $110
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$55 - $100
Airplane-type seats
$60 - $110
2 beds - outside cabin
$140 - $240

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Porto Cheli to Crete?

The distance between Porto Cheli and Crete is 288 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Porto Cheli to Crete?

The cheapest way to get from Porto Cheli to Crete is to ferry and fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Porto Cheli to Crete?

The quickest way to get from Porto Cheli to Crete is to ferry and fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 75€ - 220€.

Is there a direct ferry between Porto Cheli and Crete?

No, there is no direct ferry from Porto Cheli to Crete. However, there are services departing from Porto Heli and arriving at Heraklion via Piraeus and Ios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Porto Cheli to Crete?

It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Porto Cheli to Crete, including transfers.