How do I get from Crete to Santorini?

Is Santorini worth a day trip from Crete?

Is a day trip to Santorini worth it? Generally, no. It’s much better to spend that time on the island that you’re currently staying on and use it to explore there.

Are there direct flights from Crete to Santorini?

Flights from Crete to Santorini: unfortunately there are no direct flights from anywhere in Crete to Santorini for 2020 so taking a ferry or a daytrip tour is your only opion.

Can you do a day trip from Crete to Santorini?

The cruise across the Aegean Sea from Heraklion in Crete to Santorini takes between two and three hours, depending on conditions. High-speed vessels run to shorten the journey time. Guided and independent full-day trips usually last 12 hours and include hotel pickup and drop-off, plus a round-trip boat ride.

Is Santorini more expensive than Crete?

Santorini is a destination visited by mainly international tourists, not by local Greeks people. This means that prices are higher in Santorini than they are in Crete. In short, Santorini is not a budget destination.

How many days are enough for Crete?

Crete is a large island with so much to offer. You are surrounded by stunning beaches, archaeological sites, small islands, gorges & historical towns. To see all the “top sights”, it will take a minimum of 10 days – 2 weeks, however, you could easily spend 4 weeks and still have more to see.

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Is it worth going to Crete?


From cities like Chania with its colorful old town to charming coastal towns and villages like Agia Galini and Agios Nikolaos, Crete proves it’s worth visiting even if you’re not looking for a typical sunny vacation.

How much is ferry from Santorini to Crete?

The route Thira(santorini) to Heraklio is operated by 4 ferry companies: Seajets, Aegeon Pelagos, Minoan Lines and Golden Star Ferries. This route is operated all year round and the ticket prices range between 25.00 and 84.00 euros, depending on whether you travel with a highspeed or conventional ferry.