Ferry to Heraklion
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To travel to Heraklion by ferry, you will need a completed pre-boarding form (provided with your booking with Greeka Ferries). If you are traveling from a mainland port (Piraeus, Rafina) you will need to have a negative test. (Learn more)
Important: Test result is not needed if you are traveling from the islands to the mainland and from one island to another (island-hopping).
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About ferries to Heraklion
Heraklion is connected by ferry to Piraeus port, the main port of Athens.
But there are also Ferries to Heraklion from:
Athens, Rafina - Andros - Chalki - Anafi - Crete, Chania - Crete, Rethymno - Crete, Sitia - Ios - Karpathos, Diafani - Karpathos, Port - Kasos - Milos - Mykonos - Naxos - Paros - Rhodes - Santorini (Thira) - Skiathos - Syros - Tinos. Note that these ferry connections can be available only during some summer months.
The most popular ferry routes to Heraklion are from Santorini, Piraeus (Athens), Mykonos and Paros.
The ferry to Heraklion in Crete from Athens can be day or overnight and the trip takes about 7 hours. A ferry to Heraklion from Mykonos, Santorini, Ios, Paros, and other Cyclades islands works only in summer, while there is also a ferry connection to Heraklion from Rhodes, three times per week.
The port of Heraklion is located in Heraklion town.
For information about these locations visit our travel guides of Greece and Greek islands.
For more information about ferry companies to Heraklion, vessels and ports of departures, go to our Greek ferries main page.
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