Piraeus to Heraklion Ferry

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  • 1 crossings weekly
    16 hr 50 min
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  • 7 crossings weekly
    9 hr
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The Piraeus to Heraklion ferry connects Greece to Crete and is operated by ANEK Superfast and Minoan Lines. As well as comparing prices and times for Piraeus to Heraklion, we will also show you results for Piraeus to Chania to help you get from Greece to Crete at the best time, for the best price.

Book a Piraeus to Heraklion ferry today with AFerry. Just use the form above and choose the route that you want. If nothing appears automatically, start typing Piraeus. You can also type the country or even the name of the ferry company you are interested in. When you have the route that you want, choose single or return and all the other options you want.

How we compare ferries, prices and times for Piraeus to Heraklion

If there is more than one ferry company operating on the Piraeus Heraklion route we will show you all the ferry companies, to make sure you get our best price. We'll also show you any routes similar to Piraeus to Heraklion so you have the complete picture when making your booking. And of course you'll also see a range of times just in case it's a bit cheaper earlier or later than your preferred booking time.

How you get your ticket and how you can make changes if you need to

Once you've chosen your perfect sailing and have made your booking we'll email you your booking confirmation for your Piraeus to Heraklion ferry. The majority of tickets have instant confirmation.

We will also email you details about how you can contact us using our messaging service, as well as details about how you can change your ticket. Most of the time you can do this by yourself. The vast majority of our customers give us a review of four or five stars showing that their very happy with our service and communication.


Below you can see the ferry company or companies that sail on the Piraeus to Heraklion route and the journey times. You might also see some recent prices our customers have found. The best way to find a cheap Piraeus to Heraklion ferry though is to use the form above today to see all of our possible choices.

Cheap Piraeus to Heraklion prices

For the next 7 days

Based on bookings travelling this week with a car.

Special Offers

Getting the best price for your Piraeus to Heraklion ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Piraeus to Heraklion. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Piraeus to Heraklion route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Piraeus to Heraklion ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Piraeus to Heraklion is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Piraeus

Piraeus has been inhabited for over 4000 years and has seen history come and ago, including the incredible Ancient Greek Empire.

Book your ferry to the idyllic Greek islands from Athens' major port simply and securely with AFerry

About Heraklion

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.

Piraeus to Heraklion Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Piraeus to Heraklion? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion take?

The average journey time by ferry between Piraeus to Heraklion is 12 hrs 55 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How fast does the ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion is 9 hrs, with ANEK Superfast.

What time does the first ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion leave?

The first ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion leaves at 18:00 with Aegeon Pelagos. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion leave?

The last ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion leaves at 21:00 with ANEK Superfast. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Heraklion?

Ferries travelling from Piraeus to Heraklion are operated by ANEK Superfast and Aegeon Pelagos.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Heraklion to Piraeus.