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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Crete by plane, bus and ferry, bus, ferry, car ferry, train 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 to Heraklion  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Heraklion (HER) PRG - HER

$103 - $604

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  42h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Prague to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$85 - $110

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Fly to Sitia  •  13h 50m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Sitia (JSH) PRG - JSH

$192 - $1,102

Fly to Chania  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Chania (CHQ) PRG - CHQ

$147 - $892

Bus, ferry  •  42h 45m

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

$164 - $239

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$144 - $298

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  4. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  5. Take the train from Videle to Sofia
  6. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$201 - $280

Drive, Catamaran, ferry  •  27h 23m

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

$417 - $606

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Crete is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 1 900 Kč - 2 400 Kč and takes 42h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Crete is to fly which costs 2 300 Kč - 14 000 Kč and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Crete. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 41m.

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The distance between Prague and Crete is 1864 km.

The best way to get from Prague to Crete without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 42h 41m and costs 1 900 Kč - 2 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Prague to Crete, including transfers.

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Prague to Crete bus services, operated by Balkan Horn, depart from Prague station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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Crete is 1h ahead of Prague. It is currently 4:56 PM in Prague and 5:56 PM in Crete.

Map of how to get from Prague to Crete.
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  • Distance: 1165.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Crete, Greece?

Travel Service, Air France and three other airlines fly from Prague to Néa Alikarnassós once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Prague to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Preveza
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Vienna, Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Munich, Heraklion
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Prague to Sitia via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Prague to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Prague to Chania
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Arad to Videle
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Simeonidis Tours
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $130
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once 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
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$52 - $53
Airplane economy seats
$65 - $66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $100

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Travel Service, Lufthansa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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