Piraeus to Crete Ferry
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There are currently 2 ferry routes connecting Piraeus and Crete, with services from Piraeus to Chania and Heraklion. On average, there are a combined number of 5 crossings each day between Piraeus and Crete, which are operated by ANEK Superfast and Minoan Lines. The shortest crossing between Piraeus and Crete is to Heraklion with Minoan Lines and takes around 7 hours, while the longest crossing is to Heraklion with Aegeon Pelagos and takes approximately 16 hours 20 minutes.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Piraeus and Crete. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Piraeus (also sometimes called Pireas) has been the port of Athens since ancient times and is the central hub connecting mainland Greece to the Greek Islands. Piraeus has been inhabited for over 4000 years and has seen history come and ago, including the incredible Ancient Greek Empire.
Book your ferry to the idyllic Greek islands from Athens' major port simply and securely with AFerry. You can compare and find the cheapest ferry crossings available from Piraeus with our easy to use booking form. Below, you can find all the Piraeus ferry timetables, journey times as well as our best prices.
Crete, the southernmost of the Greek islands, is popular with tourists from across the globe for its rugged mountainous scenery inland, its beautiful coastal towns and beaches, and typical Greek culture.
Visitors are drawn to Crete year-round. Because of its southerly position Crete benefits from a warm, temperate climate - you can comfortably lay on Crete's beaches and sunbathe from April until October!
Enjoy the splendid scenery Crete has to offer, explore the tiny traditional villages inland or visit the ancient Minoan palace of Knossos - whatever you decide to do with your stay in Crete, you are sure to have a memorable and enjoyable time!