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The Heraklion to Piraeus route is operated by 3 ferry companies in the peak summer season with about 19 sailings per week. It connects Crete with Athens. The average sailing time is 11 hours and 36 minutes.

This route is operated by Minoan Lines, Anek Superfast and Aegeon Pelagos. The quickest crossings are with Anek Superfast and Minoan Lines which last 9 hours.

Ferries from Heraklion to Piraeus are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. The route is operated by a mix of fast and conventional ferries but predominantly conventional ferries.

The distance from Heraklion to Piraeus ports by ferry is 320 kilometres, that's about 199 miles or 173 nautical miles. However, the exact distance may depend on the route you take.

Only foot passengers can travel on this route. You cannot travel with your car or other vehicle.

The cheapest price for a one way crossing by foot in the summer is about 30 euros, and for a car with one person about 84 euros

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Heraklion to Piraeus ferry timetable

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    • 10 Sailings Weekly 9 hrs
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  • Anek Superfast logo
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 9 hrs
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  • Aegeon Pelagos logo
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 16 hrs 50 mins
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Why visit Heraklion?

  • Visit the 16th century Venetian fort of Koules and explore the cobbled streets in the old town
  • Visit the Knossos palace, located just 5km from Heraklion
  • Browse through the collections in the impressive Heraklion archaeological museum
  • Take your family to the Natural History Museum which includes an earthquake and tsunami simulator
  • Go swimming at Ammoudara beach. Close to town yet clean and beautiful

Why visit Piraeus?

  • You can travel to almost all the major island groups in Greece
  • You can eat in traditional fish taverns
  • You can go shopping of Piraeus
  • You can enjoy your coffee with a view of sea
  • Visit a Piraeus Museum
  • Visit the Churches of Piraeus
  • See a Show at the Municipal Theatre

Heraklion address & GPS

Heraklion Port
Heraklion Port (Nearhou avenue 78 ), Heraklion Town, 71307, Greece.
Telephone: +30 2810 244956
Fax: +30 2810 229445
GPS Co-ordinates
25.1429 ° N, 35.3441 ° E

Piraeus address & GPS

Piraeus Port
Port of Piraeus, Piraeus, 18537, Greece.
Telephone: +30 210 4147800
Fax: +30 210 4511121
GPS Co-ordinates
23.633 ° N, 37.9411 ° E

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Latest prices for Heraklion to Piraeus

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  • Booked: 20th April, 2021
  • Travel: Jun 9th - Jun 14th
  • People: Two foot passengers
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  • Booked: 20th April, 2021
  • Travel: Jun 9th - Jun 14th
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  • Booked: 20th April, 2021
  • Travel: Jun 9th - Jun 14th
  • People: Two foot passengers

Average price chart

Prices from Heraklion to Piraeus can vary throughout the year, to help you make your mind up when might be the best time to travel, take a look at our average price chart of fares throughout the year. The prices are based on one person travelling as a foot-passenger.

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