How to travel from Santorini to Crete

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Travel Information from Santorini to Crete

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFerry
priceTicket price range$18 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeFerry • $18 (€16) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFerry • $18 (€16) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSeajets

Take a ferry to travel 87 miles (140 km) between Santorini and Crete. Seajets is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct ferry from Santorini to Crete.

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from Santorini to Crete

How to get from Santorini to Crete by train, bus or flight.

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ferry

The best way to travel from Santorini to Crete is by taking a ferry because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMCrete
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMCrete
$671One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMCrete
$671One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Fast Ferries
04:15PM1h50
Santorini
06:05PMCrete
$671One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
05:00PM2h30
Santorini
07:30PMCrete
$1201One-way
0 transfers

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FAQs: Travel from Santorini to Crete

FAQs: Travel to Crete 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 Crete.
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You can travel between Santorini and Crete by ferry.

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Crete is by taking a ferry with average ticket prices of $18 (€16).

The fastest way to travel from Santorini to Crete is by ferry with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

The distance from Santorini to Crete is approximately 87 miles (140 km).

The average frequency per day from Santorini to Crete is:

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Santorini to Crete as scheduled services by ferry can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Santorini to Crete:

      The following travel company offer services from Santorini to Crete:

      • Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), VIA Rail, European Seaways, Blue Star Ferries, Fast Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV, Aegean Sea Lines, Zante Ferries or Anek - Superfast can take you to Crete by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Blue Star Ferries from Santorini to Crete for $18 (€16).

      Yes, there is a direct route available from Santorini to Crete:

      • Take a direct ferry with Blue Star Ferries.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Crete as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Santorini and Crete.

      Your trip from Santorini to Crete doesn't have to end in Crete. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Athens, Mykonos, Paris or Rome. If you’d like to add Athens, Mykonos, Paris or Rome to your Santorini to Crete tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Crete today!

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