Santorini to Heraklion ferry

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The cheapest ferries from Santorini to Heraklion

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Santorini to Heraklion is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMHeraklion
$1061One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Seajets
04:45PM1h45
Santorini
06:30PMHeraklion
$1061One-way
0 transfers

Santorini to Heraklion Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Blue Star Ferries
Departure Time
11:45PM
Arrival Time
03:00AM
Duration
3h15
Sailing Days
Wed, Fri
Operator
Fast Ferries
Departure Time
04:15PM
Arrival Time
06:05PM
Duration
1h50
Sailing Days
Fri
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
04:05PM
Arrival Time
05:55PM
Duration
1h50
Sailing Days
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Operator
Seajets
Departure Time
04:45PM
Arrival Time
06:30PM
Duration
1h45
Sailing Days
Thu, Fri

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Fastest ferry times from Santorini to Heraklion

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Ferries per day

2

Distance

122 km

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

Fastest
Seajets
04:45PM1h45
Santorini
06:30PMHeraklion
$1061One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMHeraklion
$1061One-way
0 transfers

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Offers and deals from Santorini to Heraklion

Discover the offers available on trains covering the route from Santorini to Heraklion and choose the solutions that best suit your needs. Below, you will find a selection of the most popular offers proposed by Trenitalia and Italo

Up to 30% off
30% off with Seajets
SeaJets helps you explore Greek islands including: Sporades archipelago: 20% off your 2024 return tickets on superfast ferries from mainland Greece to Alonissos, Skopelos and Skiathos - as well as on many inter-island crossings. Book by 15th of June 2024. Discover Crete: Foot passengers can get 30% off on their 2024 return tickets between Athens (Piraeus) and Chania. Valid until further notice.

Overview: Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage ferry duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price$72 (€63)
changesDirect ferryNo
carriersFerry operatorsSeajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, VIA Rail, Aegean Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Santorini to Heraklion cover the 76 miles (122 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, VIA Rail, Aegean Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $72 (€63), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $18 (€16).

Ferry operators: Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and European Seaways from Santorini to Heraklion

Travel between Santorini and Heraklion from $18 (€16) with Omio’s ferry partners Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic) and European Seaways! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Seajets is a Greek ferry company that operates a fleet of high-speed catamaran ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the Aegean Sea. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Piraeus, Greece. Seajets operates ferry services between the Greek mainland and the Cyclades, Dodecanese, and Northern Aegean islands. They offer frequent daily departures and a wide range of routes, making it a convenient and efficient way to travel between the islands.

Seajets from Santorini to Heraklion ferry information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $66

FAQs: Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

FAQs: Take the ferry to Heraklion easily. 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 Santorini to Heraklion.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Santorini to Heraklion can start from as little as $18 (€16) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Santorini to Heraklion is $72 (€63); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The ferry time to Heraklion from Santorini is on average 1 h 40 min   for the 76 mile (122 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Heraklion from Santorini by ferry can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Santorini to Heraklion leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Santorini to Heraklion leaves at 10: 50 PM.
Yes, you can book a cabin on sailings from Santorini to Heraklion with Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Blue Star Ferries or GNV
Yes, travelling with a vehicle from Santorini to Heraklion is possible with Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries.
Yes, travelling as a foot passenger from Santorini to Heraklion is possible with with Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Aegean Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries. We recommend arriving at least one hour before the trip if you are travelling on foot but please check specific times for each route. If you need book your travel to the departure port check our trains, buses and flight options on Omio.
For the best Santorini to Heraklion ferry to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, VIA Rail, Aegean Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries. However, it's always good to check all possible ferry operators with services between Santorini and Heraklion to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Athinios Port, which is located around 4.5 miles (7.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Heraklion Port Passenger Station, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Heraklion from Santorini is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a ferry from Santorini to Heraklion is August.
Yes, you can take a ferry between Santorini and Heraklion.

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