Heraklion Ferry with anyferries.co.uk
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Book a Heraklion Ferry ticket for your ferry crossing from the Heraklion Ferry port on the island of Crete, to the ports of Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Piraeus, Skiathos, Syros, Thessaloniki, Tinos, Santorini, Rhodes and Kos with the new Greek ferry operator; GA Ferries.
You can also book a ferry from the Heraklion Ferry port to the port of Piraeus with either Minoan Lines ferries or Anek Lines. Book your Heraklion Ferry crossing simply and securely online with anyferries.co.uk.
About Heraklion Ferry
Crete is situated in the center of the eastern part of the Mediterranean basin, on the section of the international navigational line Gibraltar-Suez-Black
Sea-Mediterranean. Heraklion and its ferry port is in the middle of the north coast of Crete, where the most important cities, and the biggest part of
financial and all of transportational activities have developed.
Heraklion is the capital city in Crete with a population in excess of 120.000. It is the centre of commerce on the island and is also the main port of entry to Crete for the majority of visitors. Crossings are available to Piraeus on the mainland of Greece, as well as to several Greek Islands.
Heraklion Ferry Port Terminal Facilities:
Heraklion ferry port has extensive facilities that cater for all needs of its visitors. Inside the port area but also within walking distance of the port you will find many shops and restaurants, as well as travel agents and tour operators. There are numerous hotels ranging from luxury class to small rent-a-room and youth hostels.
Those with disabilities will find good wheelchair access onboard all ferries operating to the islands, and to international destinations. However passengers are advised to inform their ferry company of any special needs when making their reservations.
Parking is available at the port for both the short and long-term, with designated areas available for those with disabilities.
Minoan Lines ferries services the Heraklion to Piraeus ferry route, Heraklion to Thessaloniki port and Patras-Corfu-Igoumenitsa. The Heraklion-Piraeus route is operated twice daily during summer season, departing Heraklion at 22:00 and arriving in Piraeus at 5:00 the next morning. There is also a midday sail during the summer season departing Heraklion at 11:00. The journey time is 7 hours. The Heraklion-Thessaloniki route is serviced twice a week during the low season (Tuesday and Friday) and three times a week during the high season (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). The stops en-route also change depending on the season and sometimes the day of the week, however most ferry sailings are Heraklion - Santorini - Paros - Tinos - Skitahos - Thessaloniki. The journey time is 23 hours.
Crete to Piraeus ferries timetable with Minoan Lines:
- HERAKLION to PIRAEUS 22:00 05:00
- PIRAEUS to HERAKLIO 22:00 05:00
Minoan Lines ferries operates daily ferry crossings too from Heraklion to Piraeus and links many of the Greek Islands with mainland Greece and Italy. The company has been in business for over 30 years, servicing the Aegean and Adriatic sea ferry routes.
Crete to Piraeus ferries timetable with ANEK Lines:
- HERAKLIO to PIRAEUS 21:00 05:30
- PIRAEUS to HERAKLIO 21:00 05:30
Getting to Heraklion Ferry port by Car
Its very easy to reach Heraklion ferry port by car, Heraklion is in the center of the north coast of Crete Island, if driving from Agios Nikolaos, take the national road and drive towards west, which is the shortest way to reach Heraklion and follow signs to the ferry port. From within the town of Heraklion drive towrds north or along the sea side and follow signs. Driving from Rethymnon or Chania to Heraklion, take the national road, drive towards west and follow the signs.
Getting to Heraklion Ferry port by Taxi
Taxis are cheap in Greece and can be easily found in every place. Several radio taxi companies are available in Heraklion or eslewhere in Crete Island and can easily pre book your transport to Heraklion ferry port.
All Ferry Routes from Crete Island to mainland Greece and the Greek Islands
- Rethymnon to Piraeus, operated by Anek Lines
- Chania to Piraeus, operated by Anek Lines
- Kissamos to Antikythira, operated by ANEN Lines
- Kissamos to Gytheion, operated by ANEN Lines
- Kissamos to Kalamata, operated by ANEN Lines
- Kissamos to Kythira, operated by ANEN Lines
- Kissamos to Piraeus, operated by ANEN Lines
- Heraklion to Mykonos, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Naxos, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Paros, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Piraeusoperated by Anek Lines
- Heraklion to Piraeus, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Santorini, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Skiathos, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Syros, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Thessaloniki, operated by Minoan Lines
- Heraklion to Tinos, operated by Minoan Lines