How much does it cost from Crete to Santorini?
The quick ferry (it’s actually a catamaran) from Crete to Santorini takes about 2 hours to arrive (Champion Jet 2) – check timetables here. Slow Ferry ticket to Santorini costs ~40 euros (depending on the seat you chose) Fast Ferry ticket to Santorini costs ~80 euros (depending on the seat you chose)
How long is ferry ride from Santorini to Crete?
approximately 2 hr
How long is the ferry ride from Santorini to Heraklion? The Santorini to Heraklion ferry duration is approximately 2 hr with a high-speed vessel and almost 6 hr with a conventional one.
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.
Should I buy Greek ferry tickets in advance?
Most ferries do not sell out. But for peace of mind, book tickets 2 to 3 months in advance. If a ticket purchased online doesn’t have a barcode that usually means you’ll need to pick up a real ticket when in Greece. This is most often done at the ferry port 30 to 45 minutes before departure.
Are there ferries from Crete to Santorini?
There are at least 2-3 ferry crossings per day from Crete to Santorini during the summer months. This is a seasonal route from Heraklion mainly operated by Seajets, Minoan Lines, Golden Star Ferries, and Aegeon Pelagos. Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season.
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.
Can you get a boat trip from Crete to Santorini?
You can get from Crete to Santorini by ferry all year round. During the summer, there are about 3 ferries per day from the port of Heraklion to Santorini. During the winter, there is usually 1 weekly ferry from Crete to Santorini.
Is Crete cheaper than Santorini?
Crete is the largest and one of the most budget-friendly Greek islands. Hotel prices tend to be cheaper here than somewhere like Mykonos or Santorini, and food is cheaper, too, as Crete produces more of its own than some of the smaller islands, where most things have to be shipped in.
What is better Mykonos or Santorini?
The scenery, views, sunsets, and natural beauty of Santorini are unrivaled by Mykonos or any other Greek island. Mykonos is not without its beautiful spots but for scenes that are truly jaw-dropping, Santorini wins hands-down. Santorini is more romantic and much better suited to a honeymoon or couples vacation.
Can you take a ferry from Crete to Santorini?
Why are Greek ferries so expensive?
You get the cost from the Greek ferry websites, fares are proportional to distance, fast ferries are roughly twice the price of conventional ones. Some days there might be a choice other days maybe only the fast ones. From there to the company websites for prices and bookings.
How many days do you need in Santorini?
We recommend 3 to 5 days in Santorini in order to visit as many places as possible. Santorini is a very interesting island and except from Oia, the volcano and the amazing views, there are many things to see and do. But you can also do it in 24 hours and many day trips are proposed from other nearby islands.