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Athens to Crete (Chania): Ferry Routes

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Planning is the key to traveling by ferry from Athens to Crete (Chania) like a pro! Keep reading to discover the best ferry routes from Athens to Chania (Crete), availability, ferry schedules, connections, travel tips, prices and many more. Here we go!

Taking the ferry from Athens to Crete is one of the best ways to get to the island. Ferries from Athens to Crete (Chania) operate daily throughout the year.
There are ferry connections between Athens and Crete (Chania) from Piraeus port in Athens.
A ferry ticket to Crete costs about '35' 'EUR' (35 Euros) for a standard seat and about '160' 'EUR' (160 Euros) for a cabin.

You will find below all needed information about your trip by Ferry from Athens to Chania (Crete) :

 

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What are the ferry routes from Athens to Crete (Chania)?

Ferries from Athens to Chania operate daily throughout the year. In the low season, there are usually 2 ferries to Crete (Chania) every day, while in the peak season 3-4.
In the low season, ferries to Crete (Chania) depart from Piraeus at 21.00. In the peak season, there’s also an afternoon and a night ferry to Chania.

Indicative Ferry Routes to Chania (Crete) from Athens (Piraeus port)*

Schedules frequency Multiple times per day
Earliest ferry 16:00
Latest ferry 23:00
Average duration 09h52m
*Based on data of 2019-2020
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Duration 08h00m
Price €37.00 - €214.00
Company MINOAN LINES
Duration 11h45m
Price €36.00 - €146.00
 

What types of ferries travel from Athens to Crete (Chania)?

Due to the distance between Athens and Chania, the only type of ferry that serves the route is the conventional ferry. The ferry companies that connect Athens to Chania are Anek Lines and Minoan Lines.

 

How long is the ferry trip from Athens Crete (Chania)?

The duration of the ferry trip from Athens to Crete (Chania) is 7-12 hours, depending on the ferry company you’re traveling with. 

 

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Athens to Crete (Chania): Ferry Routes
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