There are 8 ways to get from Sparti to Crete by car, ferry, bus, car ferry, shuttle, 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, Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 9 min

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

$151 - $221

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Bus, car ferry  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$42 - $112

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Bus, Catamaran, ferry  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$117 - $172

Car ferry, Private transfer  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kissamos to Irakleion Airport

$239 - $412

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$81 - $94

Bus, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER

$48 - $174

Bus, fly to Sitia  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH) ATH - JSH

$57 - $212

Bus, fly to Chania  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

$74 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sparti to Crete is to bus and car ferry which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 14 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sparti to Crete is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 7 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sparti to Crete. However, there are services departing from Sparti and arriving at Heraklion via Στ.Υπεραστικων Λεωφορειων, Athens and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 26 min.

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The distance between Sparti and Crete is 307 km.

The best way to get from Sparti to Crete without a car is to bus and Catamaran and ferry which takes 13 h 40 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from Sparti to Crete, including transfers.

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Sparti to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Lakonias, depart from Sparti 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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Sparti to Crete bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Ellinair, Sky Express , Volotea and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sparti to Crete.
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  • Distance: 192.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sparti, Peloponnese, Greece and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Sparti to Heraklion. However, you can take the drive to Piraeus, take the Catamaran to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sparti to Heraklion via Athens - KTEL Kifisou, Στ.Υπεραστικων, Αφετηρια, Piraeus, and Santorini in around 13 h 40 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 to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
Bus operators
KTEL Lakonias
Phone
2731026441
Email
info@ktel-lakonias.gr
Website
ktel-lakonias.gr
Bus from Sparti to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktel-lakonias.gr
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Kissamos to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $370
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$207
Minivan
$283
Minibus
$366
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
$24 - $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
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
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
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.gr
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $50
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Gytheio to Kissamos
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
lane.gr

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