There are 9 ways to get from Porto Cheli to Crete by car, car ferry, ferry, bus, bus and 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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Drive, carferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Porto Cheli to Methana
  2. Take the carferry from Methana to Piraeus
  3. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  4. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$138 - $222

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Bus, carferry  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto Heli to Athens
  2. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$61 - $158

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Ferry, Catamaran  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$153 - $220

Ferry, Catamaran via Ermioni  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ermioni to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$143 - $209

Ferry, car ferry  •  20 h 29 min

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

$88 - $250

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto Heli to Athens
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$99 - $120

Ferry, fly to Irakleion  •  5 h 58 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 52 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 58 min

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

$112 - $297

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Porto Cheli to Crete. However, there are services departing from Porto Heli and arriving at Heraklion via Στ.Υπεραστικων Λεωφορειων, Athens and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 43 min.

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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 Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

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The distance between Porto Cheli and Crete is 288 km.

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The best way to get from Porto Cheli to Crete without a car is to ferry and Catamaran which takes 11 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Porto Cheli to Crete, including transfers.

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Porto Cheli to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Argolidas, depart from Porto Heli station.

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

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Porto Cheli to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Volotea, Ryanair, Ellinair and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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Map of how to get from Porto Cheli to Crete.
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  • Distance: 179.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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 Methana, take the carferry to Piraeus, take the drive to Piraeus, take the Catamaran to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Porto Cheli to Heraklion via Piraeus, Piraeus, and Santorini in around 11 h 26 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
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $220
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
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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
Ferry operators
Saronikos Ferries
Phone
210.4117341
Website
saronicferries.gr
Car ferry from Methana to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
saronicferries.gr
Passenger
$14
Car
$34
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
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
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
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $55
Business
$49
Ferry from Ermioni to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$25 - $35
Business
$33
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $85
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $90
2 beds - outside cabin
$120 - $200

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