Athens to Heraklion ferry

Wed, 26 Jun
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Cheap ferry tickets from Athens to Heraklion

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Athens
06:15Heraklion
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
09:309h15
Athens
18:45Heraklion
£371One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Athens
06:30Heraklion
£371One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
22:008h30
Athens
06:30Heraklion
£441One-way
0 changes
Seajets
14:005h25
Athens
19:25Heraklion
£511One-way
0 changes

Athens to Heraklion Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Fast Ferries
Departure Time
09:00
Arrival Time
18:05
Duration
9h05
Sailing Days
Tue
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
09:00
Arrival Time
19:30
Duration
10h30
Sailing Days
Sat
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
22:00
Arrival Time
06:30
Duration
8h30
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:30
Arrival Time
17:55
Duration
27h25
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
14:00
Arrival Time
19:25
Duration
5h25
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
08:00
Arrival Time
19:30
Duration
11h30
Sailing Days
Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
07:00
Arrival Time
19:30
Duration
12h30
Sailing Days
Sat
Operator
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
Departure Time
09:30
Arrival Time
18:45
Duration
9h15
Sailing Days
Wed
Operator
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:30
Duration
9h30
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Sat
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
17:00
Arrival Time
03:00
Duration
10h00
Sailing Days
Wed
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:15
Duration
9h15
Sailing Days
Tue, Wed, Sat

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Fast ferry times from Athens to Heraklion

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 25 m

Average

14 h 54 m

Ferries per day

9

Distance

321 km

Of the 9 ferries that leave Athens for Heraklion every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Seajets
14:005h25
Athens
19:25Heraklion
£511One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Blue Star Ferries
22:008h30
Athens
06:30Heraklion
£441One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Athens
06:15Heraklion
£331One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
09:309h15
Athens
18:45Heraklion
£371One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Athens
06:30Heraklion
£371One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Ferry from Athens to Heraklion

distanceDistance199 miles
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyFerry frequency2 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there is 1 direct ferry a day
carriersFerry operatorsAnek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Anek Superfast, Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa or Aegeon Pelagos
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Athens to Heraklion cover the 199 miles long route taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Anek Superfast, Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa or Aegeon Pelagos. 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 £33, but the average price of ferry tickets is £34.

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

Travel between Athens and Heraklion from £33 with Omio’s ferry partners Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and Blue Star Ferries! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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 Heraklion ferry information:

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

FAQs: Athens to Heraklion ferries

FAQs: Take the ferry from Athens to Heraklion 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 Heraklion.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Athens to Heraklion can start from as little as £33 when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Athens to Heraklion is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Athens to Heraklion ferry time is 8 h 15 min   covering the 199 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Athens to Heraklion leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Athens to Heraklion leaves at 21: 00.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Athens to Heraklion without having to change trains with Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) or Blue Star Ferries. There is 1 direct ferry from Athens to Heraklion each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a ferry from Athens to Heraklion, you can count on Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Anek Superfast, Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa or Aegeon Pelagos for the best way to get you to Heraklion. You can also check all possible ferry operators who offer a service to Heraklion from Athens and compare the amenities they offer before buying a ferry ticket.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Port of Piraeus, which is located around 6 miles (9.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Heraklion Port Passenger Station, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a ferry from Athens to Heraklion is March.
You have options as you can travel between Athens and Heraklion 2 different ways: ferry or flight.

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