Heraklion
Koufonissi
Ferry to Cyclades Islands
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Ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi

There are usually 1 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi. This ferry route is operated by SeaJets. Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferries cost between £199 and £577, 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) Koufonissi ferries.

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry Times

The earliest Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry sailings typically depart Crete (Heraklion) at around 08:00. The last ferry usually departs at 08:45.

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

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 6h 18m. The fastest sailings are approximately 5h 55m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 11 weekly ferry sailings from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi. These sailings are provided by SeaJets. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry Prices

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry prices typically range between £199* and £577*. The average price is typically £416*. The cheapest Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry prices start from £119*. The average price for a foot passenger is £416*.

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 Koufonissi?

The distance between Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi is approximately 104.1 miles (167.5km) or 90.4 nautical miles.

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

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with SeaJets between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi.

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

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Crete to Cyclades Islands page.
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Crete (Heraklion) - Koufonissi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators SeaJets
Average Price £416*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 6h 18m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5h 55m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 08:45
Distance 90 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Heraklion to Koufonissi?

The ferry crossing time from Heraklion to Koufonissi is approximately 5h 55m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Heraklion to Koufonissi?

There is 1 ferry operator for Heraklion to Koufonissi and this is
  • SeaJets

How can I book ferry tickets from Heraklion to Koufonissi?

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

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.


Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located to the east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos, and is made up of two islets named Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. The two islets are separated by a strait which is around 200 meters wide and the island's name is derived from the Greek for "Hollow Island" which is a reference to the large caves which led pirates to believe that the island was hollow when viewed from the sea. Located close to Koufonisia is the deserted island of Keros which has been declared an archaeological site that is under protection because of the many Cycladic artefacts that have been found on the island.

Pano Koufonisi is the only inhabited of the two islets and is a popular destination for visitors who want to relax on the island's golden sandy beaches or to swim in the island's war, crystal clear waters.


Heraklion to Koufonissi Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 08/07/2024 and 14/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 08:00 14:15 6 hours 15 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
SeaJets 08:20 14:15 5 hours 55 minutes Mon
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