Heraklion (Crete) is located in Crete and is connected by ferry to and from Athens, other ports in Crete, the Cyclades and the Dodecanese.
There are 4 ferry companies operating ferries to and from Heraklion (Crete). Aegeon Pelagos, Anek Superfast, Minoan Lines and Seajets all operate ferries to and from Heraklion (Crete). In the summer season, there are a total of 97 sailings per week.
The most popular route in terms of sailings is the route from Santorini to Heraklion (Crete) with 22 sailings per week.
The port or island closest to Heraklion (Crete) is Sitia with a distance of just 88 kilometres - that's 55 miles or 48 nautical miles. While the port or island furthest away is Piraeus at a distance of 320 kilometres - that's about 199 miles or about 173 nautical miles.
Ferries to Heraklion (Crete) are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Heraklion (Crete) is served by a mix of fast and conventional ferries but predominantly conventional ferries.
You can travel to or from Heraklion (Crete) with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.
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There are many parking spaces in the port of Heraklion. There are also areas specially designed for people with disabilities.
In the summer months the port can become quite chaotic with long queues for cars. So please arrive at least one hour in advance if travelling by car.For more information about Heraklion, you can visit Wikipedia
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