Crete: Ferry schedules and online booking tickets

Crete: Ferry schedules and online booking tickets

  • Ferry routes frequency: every day
  • Duration of the journey: 8h 30m
  • Ferry ticket price for passenger: €36 - €48
  • Companies: Anek Lines, Superfast, Blue Star, Fast Ferries, Minoan, Seajets
  • Intermediate islands: Direct

Ferry Tickets Athens - Crete

You can book the lowest prices for ferry tickets to Crete from Athens on booktickets. Through the booktickets ferry ticket reservation system, you can instantly view real-time prices and departures for ships to and from Crete, and secure your tickets in just a few minutes.

What is the frequency of the routes?

Ferry routes operate daily from Athens to Crete, with additional increases in frequency during the summer. The first departure to Heraklion is at 9:00 from Piraeus, and the last one is at 21:00. The ships to Chania usually depart at 21:00 in the evening. Ships to Crete depart from gates E2 or E3.

What is the duration of the journey?

The duration of direct routes is 8 hours and 40 minutes to Heraklion and for Chania. The routes are serviced by conventional ships.

What is the cost of ferry tickets?

The price of an economy ship ticket for a passenger starts at €36 for direct routes to Heraklion, while during the summer period, tickets for routes with intermediate stops at the islands of Syros, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, and Santorini cost €90. A car ticket is priced at €105. Tickets for direct routes from Piraeus to Chania cost €48, while the car ticket is €79. However, the final price of the Piraeus - Crete ticket may vary depending on available discounts, destination, type of ship, and seat selection.

Can I reserve a passenger cabin?

A good option for a more comfortable journey would be to book a cabin for the trip to Crete. During the passenger ticket reservation process, you have the option to reserve a cabin or book airplane-type seats.

Can I purchase a student ticket?

You can book a student ticket for the route from Athens to Crete if you have a student ID from a Greek university or an ISIC card with a discount of up to 50% on ferry tickets.

Which companies operate the Athens - Crete route?

The ferry companies operating conventional passenger ships on the Athens - Crete route are Anek Lines, Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Fast Ferries, and Seajets. The ships usually depart from gates E2, E3. Blue Star Ferries offers discounted round-trip tickets, and Minoan Lines provides various discounts that you can take advantage of.

How do I book ferry tickets Athens - Crete?

On the bookticketsplatform, you can make an online reservation for ferry tickets from Athens to Crete. Through this service, you can compare prices and schedules of available routes and choose the best option for your needs. Book your ferry trip from Athens to Crete with reliability and comfort.