There are 6 ways to get from Split to Crete by plane, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or 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 Sitia  •  17 h

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sitia (JSH) SPU - JSH

$953 - $4,103

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Fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Irakleion (HER) SPU - HER

$164 - $555

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Fly to Chania  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Chania (CHQ) SPU - CHQ

$268 - $893

Bus, carferry  •  36 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Ioannina
  4. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens
  5. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

Bus  •  40 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$200 - $277

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion

$165 - $228

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Split to Crete. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Heraklion via Zagreb and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 10 min.

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The distance between Split and Crete is 1178 km.

The best way to get from Split to Crete without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 36 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Split to Crete, including transfers.

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Split to Crete bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Split station.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Sitia Airport. The quickest flight takes 19 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Crete is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 5:18 PM in Split and 6:18 PM in Crete.

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings, Air Serbia and five other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Sitia Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Split to Crete.
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  • Distance: 736.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and nine other airlines fly from Split to Sitia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Sitia via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Sitia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Hannover
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Split to Chania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Promet Makarska
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 Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice 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
9 h
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
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $130

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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