How to travel from Santorini to Heraklion

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Travel Information to Heraklion from Santorini

distanceDistance76 miles (122 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 76 miles (122 km) between Santorini and Heraklion. Seajets is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct ferry from Santorini to Heraklion.

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from Santorini to Heraklion

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

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ferry

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

Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMHeraklion
$781One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMHeraklion
$781One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Seajets
04:05PM1h50
Santorini
05:55PMHeraklion
$781One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Fast Ferries
04:15PM1h55
Santorini
06:10PMHeraklion
$781One-way
0 transfers
Seajets
04:45PM1h50
Santorini
06:35PMHeraklion
$1181One-way
0 transfers

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You can travel by ferry for as low as $19 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) is an Italian ferry company that operates a fleet of high-speed ferries and conventional ships that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the Mediterranean Sea. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Genoa, Italy. GNV operates ferry services between Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Algeria, and Sardinia, Sicily, and the Aeolian Islands, and also to Morocco. They also offer additional services like accommodation, duty-free shopping, and onboard entertainment. GNV is known for its high-speed ferry services and also for the comfort and amenities on board of the ships, providing a luxury experience to the passengers.

FAQs: Travel from Santorini to Heraklion

FAQs: Travel 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.
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You can go from Santorini to Heraklion by ferry.

Taking a ferry is the cheapest way from Santorini to Heraklion with average ticket prices of $18 (€16).

Traveling by ferry is also the quickest way from Santorini to Heraklion. It takes on average 1 h 40 min   to travel this journey.

Heraklion is approximately 76 miles (122 km) away from Santorini.

The average frequency per day from Santorini to Heraklion is:

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Santorini to Heraklion:

      Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Santorini to Heraklion:

      • You can go to Heraklion from Santorini by ferry with Seajets, Minoan Lines (Greece domestic), European Seaways, Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, VIA Rail, Aegean Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, GNV or Zante Ferries. You'll see cheap ferry tickets for $18 (€16) with Blue Star Ferries from Santorini to Heraklion on Omio.

      Yes, there is a direct service from Santorini to Heraklion:

      • You can book a direct ferry with.

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

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

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