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Sitia is located in Crete and is connected by ferry to and from Athens, other ports in Crete, the Cyclades and the Dodecanese.

There are 2 ferry companies operating ferries to and from Sitia. Aegeon Pelagos and Zante Ferries both operate ferries to and from Sitia. In the summer season, there are a total of 20 sailings per week.

With 2 sailings per week each, the most popular routes to Sitia in terms of sailings are Anafi to Sitia, Diafani to Sitia, Halki to Sitia, Heraklion (Crete) to Sitia, Karpathos to Sitia, Kasos to Sitia, Milos to Sitia, Piraeus to Sitia, Rhodes to Sitia and Santorini to Sitia.

The port or island closest to Sitia is Kasos with a distance of just 83.1 kilometres - that's 52 miles or 45 nautical miles. While the port or island furthest away is Piraeus at a distance of 411 kilometres - that's about 255 miles or about 222 nautical miles.

Sitia ferry port is located on the northeastern edge of the island Crete in Greece. The port is a medium sized port and is generally moderately busy but is busiest in the summer.

Ferries to Sitia are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Sitia is served only by conventional ferries.

You can travel to or from Sitia with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.

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Why visit Sitia?

  • You must taste the famous "xerotigana" and "kalitsounia"
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum of Sitia
  • Visit the Kazarma Fortress
  • Visit the Folklore Museum
  • See archeological site of Zakros
  • Walk the Gorge of the Dead

Island hopping around  Sitia

Sitia is one of the most important cities of Crete, as it is connected to some islands of the Dodecanese and Cyclades. So it's a good choice if you want to hop from island to island. You can easily book ferries to Kasos, Karpathos, Milos, Anafi, Diafani (Karpathos), and others.

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Sitia port address & GPS

Sitia Port
Sitia (Crete) Port, Sitia Town, 72300, Greece.
Telephone: +30 2843022310
Fax: +30 2843022310
GPS Co-ordinates
26.1121 ° N, 35.2128 ° E

Sitia port facilities

Sitia port is located in the town. You can find covered seating areas and there are many cafes and restaurants nearby.

No parking facilities, long or short term, are available.

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 Sitia, you can visit Wikipedia

Getting to and from the port

By car

The port is located in the main town so it’s very easy to reach it by car.

By Taxi

There are many taxis available in the town which you can call to pick you up and take you to the port.

By Bus

There are buses with frequent routes to the port from the town.

On Foot

As the port is located in the main town it’s very easy to go there on foot.

Frequently asked questions for Sitia ferries

Yes. If you travel with Aegeon Pelagos you can travel with an e-ticket. We will give you a web page address where you just have to input your booking confirmation code. You can then either print your ticket or save it to your phone.
If you don't get an e-ticket you will have to print your ticket. To get your ticket printed make sure you have a print out or a copy of your reservation on your phone and a valid form of photographic ID - for example your passport or ID card if you can also use it for travel.
If you don't use an e-ticket, in Sitia around the port you will find all the central agencies for the ferry companies. These will always be open around the time of your ferry. By going to a central agency you won't pay to have your ticket printed. There will be a sign outside the door or you'll be referred there by the agency.

If you go to a non central agency may have to pay a small fee to get your ticket - normally a couple of Euros.

Route: Piraeus (Athens) to Sitia: Average one-way cost per person travelling on foot in July: €40
Sitia is most popular in the summer months but good weather normally lasts until the end of September and the first weeks of October. There are also plenty of places to visit in the winter.
Sitia port is only served by Aegeon Pelagos company.
Flights to Sitia Sitia has an airport for domestic flights from Athens. If you are flying from an international location, you will have to travel first to Athens. Alternatively, there are international flights to Chania and Heraklion, so you can fly there and then take a bus. Ferries to Sitia Most popular are the ferries to Dodecanese and Cyclades. Also, you can travel from Heraklion to Sitia.
  • On foot: Please arrive at least one hour before you travel.
  • By car: Please arrive at least two hours before you travel and in July and August allow for traffic jams on your journey.

Yes, you can take your dog or other pet on the ferry but it isn't possible to book a space in the kennel in advance. All Greek ships by law must have some kennel space.

  • On conventional ferries

    If you are travelling on conventional ferry (not a fast ferry or catamaran) there is normally space available in the kennels and you should also be able to have your dog on all deck areas (but not inside) with you. Strictly speaking, this at the discretion of the ferry company but in general you should have no issues - though please take a muzzle with you just in case and keep your dog on a leash at all times. Small sized dogs and cats can travel in the ship as long as they stay inside a special travel box.

    The other option, for absolute peace of mind, is to book a pet cabin. These are like normal cabins but have linoleum flooring. They are also available for day crossings at reasonable prices. This way you don't have to worry about finding space in the kennels and you and your dog or cat can relax. In July and August ferries can get very busy with people and other dogs.

  • On fast ferries or catamarans

    Fast ferries and catamarans will also have kennels but these will be limited in number. In addition, the majority of fast ferries (though there are exceptions) don't have open deck space accessible throughout the journey, so you will not be able to stay out with your pet during your crossing. However, if your pet is small and inside a travel box you will be able to keep him or her inside.

Yes, we accept PayPal and if your debit card is issued by Visa or Mastercard then you should have no issues paying by debit card.
You can take your bike with you for free to or from Sitia, if you travel on large ships such as those of Aegeon Pelagos company. However, on ships without a garage, bicycles are normally not allowed inside. You'll see if the ship has a garage when making your reservation. Sitia can be busy in the summer so it is a good idea to tell a member of the port staff that you have a bike in case you might need extra assistance.

Our tips to get a cheap ticket to Sitia:

  • Book in advance Prices always go up the closer you book to your departure date.
  • Compare ferry companies side by side using a service like Zas Ferries
  • Don't take a fast ferry Fast ferries to Sitia can save hours of your journey time, but if you want to take it easy and save money then avoid fast ferries.

Latest prices for Sitia ferries

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  • Booked: 25th June, 2021
  • Travel: 30th June - 24th July
  • People: One foot passenger

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