Heraklion
Kasos
Ferry to Dodecanese Islands
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Ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos

On average there are 2 weekly sailings between Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos. 2 operators sail this route Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries and runs throughout the year. Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferries cost between £32 and £170, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferries.

Crete (Heraklion) Kasos Ferry Times

The first Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferry typically departs from Crete (Heraklion) at around 05:00. The last ferry usually departs at 06:15.

How long is the ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos?

Crete (Heraklion) Kasos Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 4h 32m. The fastest sailings are approximately 4h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Crete (Heraklion) Kasos Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 2 weekly ferry sailings from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos. These sailings are provided by Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Crete (Heraklion) Kasos Ferry Prices

Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferry prices typically range between £32* and £170*. The average price is typically £72*. The cheapest Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferry prices start from £17*. The average price for a foot passenger is £53*. The average price for a car is £186*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos?

The distance between Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos is approximately 123.0 miles (197.9km) or 106.9 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Crete (Heraklion) Kasos ferry?

Yes, Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Crete (Heraklion) and Kasos. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Crete (Heraklion) and Kasos.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries between Crete (Heraklion) and Kasos.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Crete (Heraklion) to Kasos with Anek Lines. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Crete (Heraklion) - Kasos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price £72*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 4h 32m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 0m
First Ferry 05:00
Last Ferry 06:15
Distance 106 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Heraklion to Kasos?

The ferry crossing time from Heraklion to Kasos is approximately 5h 02m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Heraklion to Kasos?

Heraklion to Kasos ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Heraklion to Kasos is £72. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Heraklion to Kasos?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Heraklion to Kasos. These are
  • Anek Lines
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Heraklion to Kasos?

Book ferries from Heraklion to Kasos through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Heraklion to Kasos?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Heraklion to Kasos with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Heraklion to Kasos?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Heraklion to Kasos with
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Kasos from Heraklion?

The distance between Heraklion to Kasos is approximately 106 nautical Miles.

Heraklion Kasos Ferry reviews

  • "Latvija"

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    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Kassos to Sitia"

    We were very happy with the trip overall. Two points for improvement: the toilets need to be cleaned more often; there is seating available but inconsiderate people often take more than they need - perhaps an announcement could be made to remind everyone to be more thoughtful.

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Piacevole esperienza "

    Nave puntuale. Personale molto gentile. Cabina accogliente

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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  • "Easy Work but check your check in "

    Smooth and easy journey from Rhodes to Karpathos. Only feedback is clarification needed on how early you must arrive. Our confirmation email states we needed to be there 120 minutes before departure. However once we arrived at the ferry port, we were only advised 60. We had a 8am departure and arrived way before 6am which after an early morning wake up seemed unnecessary.

    'Prevelis' travelled on Prevelis

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Heraklion Guide

The Greek city of Heraklion is the capital and largest city on the island of Crete. A popular visitor attraction near the city is Knossos, which is around 5 km from Heraklion. This important archaeological site was the Palace of King Minos and home to the Minotaur, if legend is to be believed. The palace was built over the remains of a former Neolithic settlement in around 1900 BC.

An important attraction in the city itself is the Archaeological Museum which can be found on one corner of the central Eleftherias Square, in a converted power station. The museum collects and displays many artefacts from Knossos, Archanes, Phaestos, Zakros and many other important archaeological sites on the island. The museum's collection spans several thousand years and includes the Phaestos disc, classic Hellenic and Roman sculptures, frescos, jewellery, wall paintings and pottery.

Visitors to Heraklion can take a ferry from the port, which is important for both passenger services and cargo, to destinations including Santorini, Ios, Paros, Mykonos and Rhodes. There are also daily sailings to the mainland port of Piraeus.


Kasos Guide

The Greek island of Kasos is the most southerly of the Dodecanese group of islands and has a history that is closely associated with the nearby island of Crete. The island's first inhabitants are thought to have been the Phoenicians, while Homer included the island as one of the islands that participated in the Trojan War. The small island had a significant naval presence and used its fleet to take part in the Revolution in 1821 which unfortunately resulted in its complete destruction by the Turks in 1824.

The island's more recent history is linked to the rest of the islands in the Dodecanese until they were all unified with Greece in 1948. Many of island's residents, and those of Karpathos, emigrated to America and Egypt, where they worked on the construction of the Suez Canal in the middle of the 19th century.

Kasos can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Crete (Siteia, Aghios Nikolaos), Rhodes, Halki and Karpathos.


Heraklion to Kasos Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:30 14:05 6 hours 35 minutes Sun

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