There are 8 ways to get from Sounio to Crete by plane, taxi, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

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 Irakleion  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER

$89 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sounio to Athens Ktel Attikis
  2. Take the ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$43 - $267

6 alternative options

Fly to Sitia  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

$98 - $262

Taxi, Catamaran, ferry  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sounio to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$190 - $258

Ferry via Santorini  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rafina to Syros
  2. Take the ferry from Syros to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$220 - $305

Ferry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rafina to Mykonos Flyingcat 4 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$145 - $232

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lavrio to Athens Ktel Attikis
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$88 - $106

Car ferry  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Milos Artemis
  2. Take the car ferry from Milos to Heraklion

$129 - $260

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sounio and Crete is 290 km.

The best way to get from Sounio to Crete without a car is to taxi and Catamaran and ferry which takes 8 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Sounio to Crete, including transfers.

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

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sounio to Athens Airport is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Sounio to Crete.
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  • Distance: 181 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Sounio, Attica, Greece and Crete, Greece?

Olympic Air, Volotea and three other airlines fly from Sounio to Néa Alikarnassós hourly.

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
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $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 Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Sounio to Athens Ktel Attikis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Lavrio to Athens Ktel Attikis
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelattikis.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 - $26
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
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
Ferry from Rafina to Syros
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Syros to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Rafina to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Mykonos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Rafina to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$43
Car ferry from Laurio to Milos
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$85 - $120
Business
$112
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Pireas to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$92
Aircraft-type seats
$101
2 bed inside cabin
$244
3 bed outside cabin
$190 - $230
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Milos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$35 - $55
Airplane-type seats
$35 - $55
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $130
Other operators
Taxi from Sounio to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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