Asterion II

Operated by Anek Lines

Anek Lines’ Asterion II has a maximum capacity of 720 passengers and can reach speeds of up to 22 knots on each crossing. If you are taking your vehicle with you on your sailing there is room for 840 cars and 117 trucks on the lower garage deck space. For those travellers looking for some extra luxury on their journey there are 451 beds on board.

On board you’ll find a selection of culinary options, duty free shopping, slot machines and even space for you pets if you are travelling with your four legged friends.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

Book a cabin and relax in the warm surroundings of our spacious inner or outer cabins. You’ll have a choice of two, three, or four bed cabins. For those looking for a little extra luxury, there are nicely decorated deluxe cabins with a small sitting room, TV, refrigerator and breakfast at the a la carte restaurant, included in the price.

Onboard Food and Drink

In the spacious self-service restaurant, you’ll find select menus, with both Greek and international flavours, prepared with skill and fresh ingredients. There is also the choice of the Café Bar, the ideal place to enjoy your coffee or drink. Here you can savour delicious local products such as the Cretan ‘kalitsouni’, milk, yogurt, or herbal concoctions made of dittany or sage. Relax, feel the sea breeze, read, listen to music and enjoy your journey. Savour delicious gyros and pita at the outdoor rotisserie areas of our ships.

Onboard Shopping

In the on board shop you’ll find a great variety of items from big name brands at better than high street prices. This includes clothes, perfume, cosmetics, watches, accessories, toys, local Cretan products and an selection of books.

Additional Onboard Facilities

Anek Lines ships possess vast luggage storage spaces and large refrigerators for items that must be preserved at low temperature. During the trip, you can have access to Wi-Fi. Ask for the prepaid access cards at the ships' bars and shops.

Fancy a flutter when travelling? Try your luck with the slot machines available on board. This ship has a well-designed area for your beloved pets.


Asterion II has escalators and elevators that allow easy passenger movement, especially for the elderly and the disabled.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Asterion II guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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