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There are 6 ways to get from Rhodes to Crete by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly to Heraklion  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Heraklion (HER) RHO - HER

$54 - $275

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$40 - $180

4 alternative options

Fly to Sitia  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Sitia (JSH) RHO - JSH

$103 - $653

Fly to Chania  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Chania (CHQ) RHO - CHQ

$88 - $793

Car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Katapola
  2. Take the Catamaran from Amorgos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$141 - $252

Catamaran, bus  •  47 h 45 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Take the bus from Marmaris to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Plovdiv
  4. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Heraklion

$165 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Rhodes to Crete is to car ferry which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhodes to Crete is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Rhodos and arriving at Heraklion. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rhodes and Crete is 332 km.

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The best way to get from Rhodes to Crete without a car is to car ferry and Catamaran and ferry which takes 11 h 10 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Rhodes to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rhodes Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sky Express offers flights from Rhodes Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rhodes to Crete.
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  • Distance: 207.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Rhodes, Greece and Crete, Greece?

Sky Express flies from Rhodes to Néa Alikarnassós once daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Rhodes to Sitia via Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Karpathos, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rhodes to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Marmaris to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Plovdiv to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $105
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Rhodos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$36 - $41
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Amorgos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $75
Airplane-type seats
$45 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $180
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Rhodes to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines

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The best way to get from Rhodes to Rhodes Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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