The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Athens to Heraklion is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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9 h 15 m
9 h 15 m
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Of the 2 ferries that leave Athens for Heraklion every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||199 miles (321 km)|
|Average ferry duration||9 h 15 min|
|Average ferry ticket price||$45 (€39)|
|Ferry operators||Anek Superfast, Anek - Superfast, Aegeon Pelagos, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) or Blue Star Ferries|
Ferries from Athens to Heraklion cover the 199 miles (321 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 15 min with our travel partners like Anek Superfast, Anek - Superfast, Aegeon Pelagos, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) or Blue Star Ferries. There are direct ferry services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $45 (€39), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $41 (€36).
Travel from Athens to Heraklion from $41 (€36) with Omio’s ferry partners Anek - Superfast and Blue Star Ferries! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
Blue Star Ferries is a Greek ferry company that operates a fleet of ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the Aegean Sea and the Adriatic Sea. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in Piraeus, Greece. Blue Star Ferries operates ferry services between the Greek mainland and the Cyclades, Dodecanese, and Northern Aegean islands, as well as between the Greek mainland and Italy.
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.
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