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The Santorini to Heraklion route is operated by 3 ferry companies in the peak summer season with about 22 sailings per week. It connects the Cyclades with Crete. The average sailing time is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

This route is operated by Seajets, Minoan Lines and Aegeon Pelagos. The quickest crossing is with Minoan Lines and lasts 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Ferries from Santorini to Heraklion are normally only available during the summer months. The route is operated by a mix of fast and conventional ferries but predominantly fast ferries.

The distance from Santorini to Heraklion ports by ferry is 136 kilometres, that's about 85 miles or 73 nautical miles. However, the exact distance may depend on the route you take.

You can travel as a foot passenger or with your vehicle on this route.

The cheapest price for a one way crossing by foot in the summer is about 25 euros, and for a car with one person about 87 euros

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Santorini to Heraklion ferry timetable

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    • 12 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 55 mins
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  • Minoan Lines Logo
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 50 mins
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  • Aegeon Pelagos logo
    • 1 Sailings Daily 6 hrs 10 mins
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Why visit Santorini?

  • Enjoy the sunset with a cockail in Fira or the quiter area of Oia
  • Visit the Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri
  • Be amazed by the Minoan frescoes in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera
  • Visit the stunning and unusual Red Beach
  • Go on a day trip to the volcanic caldera island of Thirassia

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

Santorini address & GPS

Santorini Port
Port of Santorini, Santorini, 84700, Greece.
Telephone: +30 22860 22239
Fax: +30 22860 23569
GPS Co-ordinates
25.428 ° N, 36.386 ° E

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

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Latest prices for Santorini to Heraklion

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  • Booked: 16th March, 2021
  • Travel: Jun 5th - Jun 10th
  • People: Two foot passengers
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  • Travel: May 7th - May 20th
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  • Booked: 16th March, 2021
  • Travel: Jul 10th - Jul 15th
  • People: Two foot passengers

Average price chart

Prices from Santorini to Heraklion 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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