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Minoan Lines: Ferry Routes & Tickets

The maritime company Minoan Lines operates more than 40 ferry routes to Greece and Italy. The company possesses state-of-the-art and advanced ships of the latest technology, ensuring high performance and safety. Make your ticket reservation for the journey with Minoan Lines, using the ease and speed of our online system. Through the ticket reservation system booktickets, you have the ability to instantly see the available prices and departures for the ships in real-time and book your tickets in just a few minutes.

The company

Minoan Lines was founded in Heraklion, Crete, in 1972, and today it is one of the largest shipping companies in Europe. Their history is closely linked to Greek passenger shipping, and throughout their long journey, they have achieved several accomplishments. The company's corporate profile and philosophy are highlighted through the continuous renewal of their fleet, providing luxury, comfort, speed, service, and safety for their passengers.

Routes - Destinations

Some of the popular destinations of the ferry company Minoan Lines include the following:

Heraklion, Milos, Piraeus, Paros, Mykonos, Santorini, Igoumenitsa, Corfu, Ancona, Syros, Tinos

Some representative ferry routes of Minoan are as follows:

  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Milos
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Heraklion
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Milos

Ferry routes in the line of Italy:

  • Ferry routes Ancona - Corfu
  • Ferry routes Ancona - Igoumenitsa

Ferry routes in the Cyclades line:

  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Paros
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Milos
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Mykonos
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Santorini
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Syros
  • Ferry routes Piraeus - Tinos
  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Naxos
  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Paros
  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Syros
  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Santorini
  • Ferry routes Heraklion - Tinos
  • Ferry routes Mykonos - Paros
  • Ferry routes Mykonos - Santorini
  • Ferry routes Paros - Santorini
  • Ferry routes Paros - Syros
  • Ferry routes Paros - Tinos
  • Ferry routes Santorini - Syros
  • Ferry routes Santorini - Tinos
  • Ferry routes Syros - Tinos

Ferry Τickets Discounts - Offers

  • 20% Members of car clubs
  • 30% Round trip discount
  • 20% Minoan Lines Bonus Club offer
  • 20% Discount for Family and Friends
  • 50% Discount for children
  • 20% Discount for students and youths up to 26 years old
  • 20% Discount for passengers over 60 years old
  • 30% Minoan-Grimaldi Lines discount
  • 30% Combination of international/domestic route

e-tickets & Web Check-in

If you want to travel easily and quickly, without having to wait in line to collect your tickets from the port, you can take advantage of e-ticket service. Simply make your reservation online through booktickets, and you will have your electronic ticket in a short period of time! In order to perform Web Check in, you will need to provide the following information in Web Check-in:

  • Booking code
  • Access code
  • Company code

You can perform Web Check in from 48 hours up to 2 hours prior to the departure of the ship.

Minoan Lines Fleet

The current fleet of Minoan Lines consists of 3 conventional ships (Knossos Palace, Festos Palace, and Kydon Palace) and 1 high-speed vessel (Santorini Palace), serving 12 destinations. Minoan Lines' ships provide additional amenities for people with disabilities, such as elevators, ramps, and specially designed cabins. Additionally, there are specific cabins and spaces for pets, with an additional charge. Make sure to have the updated health passport of your pet with you in case it is requested. Minoan Lines' ships are designed with a modern style and offer a variety of comforts and services. These include high-quality restaurants, garages for vehicle storage, WiFi access for internet connectivity, overnight cabins for comfortable journeys, and designated spaces suitable for pet accommodation. Additionally, there are special facilities catering to passengers with special needs, providing accessibility and comfort. Some ships may also provide additional facilities beyond these basic amenities. For example, there might be a gym for exercise and passenger well-being, a spa center for relaxation, or a conference room.


At booktickets, you will find information about all the ferry routes of Minoan Lines and the ticket prices. Additionally, details regarding the departure schedules of the ships and the duration of the journey are provided, allowing you to organize your trip in advance. Furthermore, you can book discounted ferry tickets for passengers and vehicles!