Ferry from Crete to Athens (Piraeus)
The Heraklion to Athens ferry route is provided by 4 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Crete to Athens is approximately 9 hours on ferries servicing this route. Crete to Athens ferry duration can range between 8 hours 30 minutes and 15 hours 50 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.
Crete to Athens Ferry Schedule
On average there are 25 ferry sailings weekly from Heraklion to Athens. Anek Superfast provide 7 weekly sailings, Anek Lines provide 1 weekly sailing, while Minoan Lines provide 14 weekly sailings and Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 3 weekly sailings. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.
Crete to Athens Ferry Times
The first ferry departs around 09:00 and the last ferry departs at around 22:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.
High Speed Ferry Crete to Athens
The fastest ferry from Crete to Athens is with Minoan Lines.
Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Crete to Athens?
You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Crete to Athens.
Heraklion to Athens Ferry Price
Ferry price from Heraklion – Athens can range between $82 and $466 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $165, prices can range between $82 and $361. The average price with a car is $316. Car prices can range between $153 and $738. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.
Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.
Crete Athens Ferry Tickets
Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the ferry Crete to Athens.
With 4 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries to Athens if you require additional flexibility.