There are 6 ways to get from Samos 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, ferry  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos Nissos Mykonos
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion Champion Jet 2

$102 - $146

Cheapest option

Fly to Irakleion  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Samos (SMI) to Irakleion (HER) SMI - HER

$76 - $388

4 alternative options

Car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Mykonos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$152 - $216

Car ferry, Catamaran, ferry via Karlovasi  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Karlovasi
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Mykonos
  3. Take the Catamaran from Mykonos to Santorini
  4. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$153 - $221

Car ferry  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy, Samos to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$85 - $291

Fly to Chania  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Samos (SMI) to Chania (CHQ) SMI - CHQ

$124 - $535

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samos to Crete is to car ferry and ferry which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samos to Crete is to fly which costs 65€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Samos and Crete is 344 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Samos to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Samos to Crete. However, there are services departing from Vathy and arriving at Heraklion via Mykonos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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

Olympic Air, Sky Express and three other airlines fly from Samos to Néa Alikarnassós every 2 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Samos to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Samos to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Samos to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Samos to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Samos to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Samos to Irakleion via Chios, Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Samos to Irakleion via Chios, Mytilini
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Samos to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Vathy to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$54
Car ferry from Vathy to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$8 - $11
Business
$9
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$46
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Car ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
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
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Vathy, Samos to Rhodos
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $80
Economy
$39 - $45
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$45 - $80
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $85
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $190

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