Traveling from Naxos to Crete by ferry
The Naxos to Crete (Heraklion) ferry route is only served by 1 ferry operator, Seajets. The cost for this trip is 78€ while the trip duration is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes. Champion Jet 2 ferry performs this crossing on a daily basis, departing at 14:55 and arriving at 18:40.
Ferry schedules from Naxos to Crete*
How long is the ferry ride from Naxos to Heraklion?
High-speed catamarans operating on this crossing can take you from the heart of Cyclades to the island of Crete, in just 3 hours and 4 minutes.
Naxos to Heraklion: Cost of the ferry
Ferries operating on this crossing belong to a rather popular ferry route, which also includes Mykonos, Ios, and Santorini. Given the popularity of the aforementioned destinations, ticket prices are relatively high. Specifically, the minimum price for an adult is 77.8€ for a standard seat, while the cost of business class seats is 96.8€.
What is the distance between Naxos and Heraklion?
The distance between the two islands is almost 140 miles or 225 km.
Tips for your trip
- When traveling from Naxos to Heraklion, you will have the chance to enjoy the amazing view of Santorini Caldera. You don't want to miss that. Champion Jet 2 has an open deck that is accessible at any time if weather is good enough to allow for it.
- The port of Naxos can become very crowded during August, and multiple ferries can arrive/depart at the same time. Make sure to be there on time, and ask the port authorities personnel for information regarding your ferry.