There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car 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 Stuttgart to Irakleion  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Irakleion (HER) STR - HER

$113 - $456

9 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Irakleion (HER) ZRH - HER

$162 - $660

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Irakleion (HER) NUE - HER

$187 - $556

Fly Stuttgart to Chania, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Chania (CHQ) STR - CHQ
  2. Take the bus from Kokkini Hani to Heraklion

$324 - $1,007

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  42 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  4. Take the bus from Budapest to Lamia
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$297 - $445

Drive, car ferry, Catamaran, ferry  •  41 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  5. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$371 - $663

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien Rj
  4. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava 901
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion

$288 - $427

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$126 - $164

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Piraeus
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$266 - $454

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion Aqua Blue

$153 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion is to bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion is to fly which costs 95€ - 400€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Heraklion. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Heraklion via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Heraklion is 1986 km.

The best way to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 42 h 58 min and costs 250€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Heraklion bus services, operated by Has Turizm, depart from Stuttgart station.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Irakleion Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Heraklion.
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  • Distance: 1241.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Heraklion, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, TUIfly and six other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Heraklion 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Chania
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Kokkini Hani to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Lamia
Ave. Duration
17 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
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
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Simeonidis Tours
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.com.tr
Bus from Stuttgart to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hasturizm.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Sofia
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Sofia
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
43 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210
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
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50

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