Heraklion ferry tickets
The ones they know say that “happy is anyone who before dying has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea”.
Heraklion, the birthplace of El Greco and Nikos Kazantzakis, is the largest city of Crete island which travellers love for its “οld history” and “the perfect weather”.
Heraklion ferries link Athens and Crete with crossings accessible to Rafina, Piraeus and many Dodecanese and Cycladic islands like Milos, Thira, Paros, Mykonos, Naxos, los, Rhodes etc.
Sailing from Heraklion is operated by numerous ferry firms; there are up to thirty-one ferry crossings daily from Heraklion with durations starting from one hour fifty-five minutes.
Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Heraklion
The Piraeus- Heraklion ferry route connects Athens with Crete and its frequency depends on the season. Usually, the departure time of the ferries from Piraeus to Heraklion are around 20:00 at night and the average duration of the trip is about 10 hours.
Ferry from Heraklion to Rafina
Rafina, the second biggest port of Athens (30km from capitals centre) serves every year millions of travellers that visit the greek Islands. The ferry service that connects Rafina to Heraklion- and other greek islands as Mykonos, Naxos, Santorini etc- runs only in high season (May to October).
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
The “Ηeraklion to Santorini” route provides a supportive link from Crete to the Cyclades. The ferry service runs from Crete to Santorini about two times daily and the trip takes about 2.30 hours. In August and July, ferries links several times a day Santorini with los, Mykonos, Paros and Naxos.
Ferry from Heraklion to Mykonos
The ferry connection between Mykonos and Heraklion is a seasonal route, but an extremely famous one.
There are three crossings every day that link Mykonos to Crete, served by reliable ferry companies like Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines and Sea Jets.
On high season multiple itineraries connect Cyclades to south aegean giving passengers the opportunity to explore the more of greek blue and the feeling of “the endless summer”.
Ferry from Heraklion to Paros and Naxos
Ferry service runs from Heraklion to Paros and Naxos one time daily. The trip takes about four hours by ferry on the Heraklion-Paros route. In August and July, ferries link several times a day Paros with Santorini, Amorgos, Mykonos, los and Naxos. Almost all ferries dock at Paros port, where buses wait to take passengers to other Island destinations.