Ferries to Crete from Piraeus and the Cyclades
Crete has daily ferry connections with Piraeus all the year. The night trip
with conventional ferries to Cania it takes about 8 hours and to Heraklion 9
hours while the day trip takes about 6 hours. There are ferries from Rhodes
to Sitia every Wednesday with the F/B Preveli.
You can get to Crete from Santorini within 2 and half hours with the high speed Catamarans.
There are also connections from many other islands of the Cyclades to Crete.
From Piraeus Crete is served by the maritime lines Anek, Superfast and Minoan lines.
From Heraklion to Santorini, Paros and Mykonos with the high-speed Flying Cat 4 (departures from Heraklion daily at 9.45, and to Santorini , Ios, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos with the high speed catamarans of Sea JET and Super jet.
With Minoan lines daily departures at 22.00 arrival at 5.30 next day.
With Anek lines departures every day except Sundays at 21.30 arrival 06.00 netxt day wuth the F/B Olympic Champion and Superfast XII
Daily departures with Anek Lines at 21.00 arrival next day at 05.30 with the F/B Vanizelos and Elyros