Crete to Athens ferry

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Cheap ferry tickets from Crete to Athens

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Crete
06:15Athens
£371One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Crete
06:30Athens
£421One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h00
Crete
06:00Athens
£491One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
02:0011h00
Crete
13:00Athens
£581One-way
0 changes
Fast Ferries
07:308h55
Crete
16:25Athens
£871One-way
0 changes

Crete to Athens Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Fast Ferries
Departure Time
07:30
Arrival Time
16:25
Duration
8h55
Sailing Days
Mon
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
08:00
Arrival Time
13:35
Duration
29h35
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Sun
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
02:00
Arrival Time
13:00
Duration
11h00
Sailing Days
Mon
Operator
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:30
Duration
9h30
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Sun
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
22:50
Arrival Time
13:00
Duration
14h10
Sailing Days
Sun
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
21:00
Arrival Time
06:15
Duration
9h15
Sailing Days
Mon, Tue, Sun

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Fast ferry times from Crete to Athens

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Fastest Journey

8 h 55 m

Average

17 h 3 m

Ferries per day

8

Distance

320 km

Of the 8 ferries that leave Crete for Athens every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Fast Ferries
07:308h55
Crete
16:25Athens
£871One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h00
Crete
06:00Athens
£491One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Crete
06:15Athens
£371One-way
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Crete
06:30Athens
£421One-way
0 changes
Blue Star Ferries
02:0011h00
Crete
13:00Athens
£581One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Ferry from Crete to Athens

distanceDistance198 miles
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyFerry frequency2 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there are 2 direct ferries a day
carriersFerry operatorsAnek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa, Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries or European Seaways
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Crete to Athens cover the 198 miles long trip taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa, Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries or European Seaways. Normally, there are 2 ferries operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest ferry tickets for this journey for as low as £20, but the average price of ferry tickets is £34.

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

Find the best ferries from Crete to Athens 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.

Seajets is a Greek ferry company that operates a fleet of high-speed catamaran ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the Aegean Sea. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Piraeus, Greece. Seajets operates ferry services between the Greek mainland and the Cyclades, Dodecanese, and Northern Aegean islands. They offer frequent daily departures and a wide range of routes, making it a convenient and efficient way to travel between the islands.

Seajets from Crete to Athens ferry information:

  • Average Duration: 11 h
  • Cheapest Price: £20
  • Seajets frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Crete to Athens ferries

FAQs: Take the ferry from Crete to Athens 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 Crete to Athens.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Crete to Athens can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Crete to Athens 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 Crete to Athens ferry time is 8 h 15 min   covering the 198 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Crete to Athens leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Crete to Athens leaves at 19: 00.
Yes, there are 2 direct ferries a day from Crete to Athens with Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) or Fast Ferries. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct ferries.
When taking a ferry from Crete to Athens, you can count on Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Blue Star Ferries, Bus, Anek Superfast, Fast Ferries, Seajets, Mediterranea Pitiusa, Aegeon Pelagos, Golden Star Ferries or European Seaways for the best way to get you to Athens. You can also check all possible ferry operators who offer a service to Athens from Crete and compare the amenities they offer before buying a ferry ticket.
The cheapest month to travel from Crete to Athens by ferry is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Crete and Athens including taking a ferry or flight.

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