|Distance||199 miles (321 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$13 - $57|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $13 (€12) • 10 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $57 (€51) • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Anek - Superfast or Volotea|
Travel 199 miles (321 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Heraklion from Athens. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Anek - Superfast or Volotea among others. Travelers can even take a direct ferry or flight from Athens to Heraklion.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Athens to Heraklion. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Athens to Heraklion is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€12) compared to other travel options to Heraklion:
Taking a bus is about $25 (€22) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $38 (€34) for this trip.
A bus is $44 (€39) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Athens to Heraklion costing on average $57 (€51).
The fastest way from Athens to Heraklion is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.
There are alternative travel options to Heraklion that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 30 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
The Athens to Heraklion distance is around 199 miles (321 km).
The average frequency per day from Athens to Heraklion is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Athens and Heraklion as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Athens to Heraklion:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Athens to Heraklion, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Athens to Heraklion with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heraklion as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Athens and Heraklion.
Before traveling from Athens to Heraklion, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Athens to Heraklion tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.