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Cheap ferry tickets from Heraklion to Athens

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Heraklion 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
Heraklion
06:15Athens
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Heraklion
06:30Athens
£381One-way
0 changes

Ferry scheduleHeraklion to Athens

Showing ferries for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Heraklion
06:15Athens
0 changes
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Heraklion
06:30Athens
0 changes

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Fast ferry times from Heraklion to Athens

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

9 h 15 m

Average

9 h 22 m

Ferries per day

2

Distance

321 km

Of the 2 ferries that leave Heraklion for Athens every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Blue Star Ferries
21:009h15
Heraklion
06:15Athens
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Minoan Lines (Greece domestic)
21:009h30
Heraklion
06:30Athens
£381One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Ferry from Heraklion to Athens

distanceDistance199 miles
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyFerry frequency2 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there is 1 direct ferry a day
carriersFerry operatorsSeajets, Fast Ferries, Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Golden Star Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Anek Superfast, Bus or Mediterranea Pitiusa

Ferries from Heraklion to Athens cover the 199 miles long journey taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Seajets, Fast Ferries, Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Golden Star Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Anek Superfast, Bus or Mediterranea Pitiusa. Normally, there are 2 ferries operating per day. You can get the cheapest ferry tickets for this journey for as low as £32, but the average price of ferry tickets is £33.

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

Buy your official Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and Anek Superfast ferry tickets from Heraklion to Athens from £32 with Omio. Find ferry times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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.

Ferry information from Heraklion to Athens with Anek - Superfast:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £32
  • Anek - Superfast frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Heraklion to Athens ferries

FAQs: Take the ferry from Heraklion 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 Heraklion to Athens.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Heraklion to Athens can start from as little as £32 when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Heraklion to Athens is £33; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The ferry time between Heraklion and Athens is on average 8 h 15 min   for the 199 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Athens from Heraklion by ferry can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Heraklion to Athens leaves at 18: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Heraklion to Athens leaves at 19: 00.
There are 2 ferries a day from Heraklion to Athens which require at least one change with Seajets, Fast Ferries, Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Golden Star Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Anek Superfast, Bus or Mediterranea Pitiusa. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer ferries.
When taking a ferry from Heraklion to Athens, you can count on Seajets, Fast Ferries, Anek - Superfast, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), Golden Star Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Anek Superfast, Bus or Mediterranea Pitiusa for the best way to get you to Athens. You can also check all possible ferry operators who offer a service to Athens from Heraklion and compare the amenities they offer before buying a ferry ticket.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Heraklion Port Passenger Station, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Port of Piraeus, located 5.9 miles (9.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Heraklion to Athens by ferry is April.
You have options as you can travel from Heraklion to Athens 2 different ways: ferry or flight.

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