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There is 1 sailing per week on Saturday but this can change depending on the season. The average crossing time is 1 hour and 45 minutes. Note that this route can arrive in mulitple ports. See the addresses section for more information.

The Santorini to Heraklion (Crete) ferry is operated by four ferry companies: Aegeon Pelagos, Minoan Lines, Seajets and Golden Star Ferries. This route connects the Cyclades Islands to Crete and you can take your car on this route or travel as a foot passenger. This route is operated exclusively by fast ferries to reduce your journey time.

You can travel throughout the year. The approximate distance from start to finish is 144.5 kilometres (around 78 nautical miles). You can travel with your pet (cat or dog) but as the route operates with fast ferries restrictions may apply, see the FAQ section details.

The average price for a one way foot passenger crossing in July is 30 Euros and for a car 50 Euros.

Santorini to Heraklion ferry timetable

  • Seajets Logo
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 45 mins
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  • Minoan Lines Logo
    • 5 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 50 mins
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  • Golden Star Ferries Logo
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 50 mins
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  • Aegeon Pelagos logo
    • 1 Sailings Weekly 6 hrs 10 mins
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  • Aegeon Pelagos logo
    • 1 Sailings Weekly 6 hrs 10 mins
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  • Anek Lines logo
    • 1 Sailings Weekly 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 frescos 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, Cyclades Islands, 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, Crete, 71307, Greece.
Telephone: +30 2810 244956
Fax: +30 2810 229445
GPS Co-ordinates
25.143 ° N, 35.344 ° E

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Latest prices for Santorini to Heraklion

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  • Travel: Jul 10th - Jul 15th
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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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