PIRAEUS to HERAKLION ferries

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The Piraeus Heraklion ferry line is served by the maritime operators Aegeon Pelagos and Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed offering 11 weekly sailings and travel times ranging from 7 hours to 16 hr 20 min (typically afternoon and evening boardings). You can also get to your destination with your car because ferries that operate on this crossing allow vehicles. For your comfort, services such as bars, shops and self service restaurants will be available during the crossing. Also, you can select from regular seating or various cabin options when booking.

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PIRAEUS HERAKLION offers

Discounts for children under 10

AEGEON PELAGOS
Children between the ages of 5 and 10 are eligible for a 50% discount, including fees. 
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

AEGEON PELAGOS
Children aged 0 to 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Children under 5 travel free

MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
All children aged between 0 and 5 years travel free but will not be allocated seating or accommodation, offer available on all domestic lines within Greece.
100% discount

Discounts for children between 5 and 10

MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
All children between the ages of 5 and 10 will receive a 50% discount, excluding fees. When cabin accommodation has been selected then at least one adult must be present in the cabin. Discount only valid on domestic lines within Greece. 
50% discount

Port of PIRAEUS

The port of Piraeus is located just 12 km south of the center of Athens and is its main port. Historically this port was the starting point for many naval expeditions and the Athenian navy fleet was also based here. Over the centuries, with the decline of Athens the port of Piraeus also declined and then resumed some activities in the nineteenth century. Today, Piraeus is the largest port in Europe in terms of commercial traffic and every year it is a stopover for about 20 thousand passengers. Piraeus covers the routes to the major Greek islands, including the Cicaldi, the Dodecanese archipela... [More information]

Address: Platia Karaiskaki
Directions: Google Map @ Piraeus, port

Guide of HERAKLION

Heraklion is the most populated city on the island of Crete and is its regional capital. The town, like the rest of Crete, has an excellent climate all year round and it is possible to swim until late autumn. Heraklion is one of the richest urban centers in all of Greece and like all capitals, it is at an intersection between a new and ancient culture and this can be seen in the urban landscape. The Venetian walls are the focal point of the city and give the city its proud and proud character. Places to visit  Heraklion was the last bastion of resistance against the Ottoman Turks who besi... [More information]

FERRY OPERATORS

AEGEON PELAGOS
1 weekly sailing - Duration: 16 hours 20 minutes
Ship: F/B PREVELIS
MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED
10 weekly sailings - Duration: 7 hours
Ships: FESTOS PALACE , KNOSSOS PALACE

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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How long is the crossing from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION?

The duration of the crossing from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION is usually 16 hours 20 minutes with AEGEON PELAGOS and 9 hours 30 minutes with MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION?

The ferry operator AEGEON PELAGOS provides 1 crossings per week and MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED provides 10 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION?

The PIRAEUS HERAKLION route is served by well-known operators such as Aegeon Pelagos and Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed.

How much is a ferry ticket from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION?

The price of the ticket from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from PIRAEUS to HERAKLION?

The companies operating on this route allow the transportation of vehicles, so you can get to your destination accompanied by your vehicle.

Looking for information on the return journey?

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