Athens to Crete ferry

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Cheap ferry tickets from Athens to Crete

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Athens to Crete is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Seajets
15:0010h50
Athens
01:50Crete
£231One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Athens
06:15Crete
£371One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Athens
06:30Crete
£421One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
09:309h15
Athens
18:45Crete
£421One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h00
Athens
06:00Crete
£501One-way
0 changes

Athens to Crete Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Fast Ferries
Departure Time
09:00
Arrival Time
18:05
Duration
9h05
Sailing Days
Tue, Sun
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
22:00
Arrival Time
07:00
Duration
9h00
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:30
Arrival Time
17:55
Duration
27h25
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:00
Arrival Time
19:00
Duration
5h00
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
15:00
Arrival Time
01:50
Duration
10h50
Sailing Days
Fri
Operator
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
Departure Time
09:30
Arrival Time
18:45
Duration
9h15
Sailing Days
Wed, Fri
Operator
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:30
Duration
9h30
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
17:00
Arrival Time
04:15
Duration
11h15
Sailing Days
Wed, Fri
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
10:00
Arrival Time
20:25
Duration
10h25
Sailing Days
Tue
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:00
Duration
9h00
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Fast ferry times from Athens to Crete

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 25 m

Average

9 h 52 m

Ferries per day

8

Distance

320 km

Of the 8 ferries that leave Athens for Crete every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Seajets
14:005h25
Athens
19:25Crete
£581One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h00
Athens
06:00Crete
£501One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
09:309h15
Athens
18:45Crete
£421One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Athens
06:15Crete
£371One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Athens
06:30Crete
£421One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Ferry from Athens to Crete

distanceDistance198 miles
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyFerry frequency2 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there is 1 direct ferry a day
carriersFerry operatorsAnek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Anek Superfast, Bus, Fast Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, Mediterranea Pitiusa, European Seaways or Golden Star Ferries
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Athens to Crete cover the 198 miles long journey taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Anek Superfast, Bus, Fast Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, Mediterranea Pitiusa, European Seaways or Golden Star Ferries. Normally, there are 2 ferries operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest ferry tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of ferry tickets is £32.

Ferry operators: Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and Blue Star Ferries Athens to Crete

Find the best ferries from Athens to Crete with Omio's travel partners Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and Blue Star Ferries from £20. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Anek Lines is a Greek-Italian ferry company that operates a fleet of ferries and high-speed vessels between Greece, Italy and Cyprus. Anek Lines operates a fleet of six ships, providing services on several routes such as: Patras - Ancona, Igoumenitsa - Ancona, Piraeus - Heraklion - Chania and Piraeus - Limassol - Larnaca.

Anek - Superfast from Athens to Crete ferry information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h
  • Cheapest Price: £33
  • Anek - Superfast frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Athens to Crete ferries

FAQs: Take the ferry from Athens to Crete with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Athens to Crete.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Athens to Crete can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Athens to Crete is £32; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by ferry from Athens to Crete is 8 h 15 min   to travel the 198 mile long journey, with around there are 2 ferries per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Athens to Crete leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Athens to Crete leaves at 21: 00.
Yes, there is 1 direct ferry a day from Athens to Crete with Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries or Seajets. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct ferries.
For the route from Athens to Crete you can take a ferry with Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Anek Superfast, Bus, Fast Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, Mediterranea Pitiusa, European Seaways or Golden Star Ferries. Be sure to check out all possible ferry operators that offer services between Athens and Crete on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month to travel from Athens to Crete by ferry is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Athens and Crete including taking a ferry or flight.

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