Heraklion
Milos
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Heraklion (Crete) to Milos Ferry

The Heraklion to Milos ferry route is available with 2 operators and runs during the high season. The ferry crossing from Heraklion to Milos takes approximately 4 hours and 38 minutes on all ferries servicing this route. The duration for the Heraklion to Milos ferry can range between 4 hours 15 minutes and 4 hours 45 minutes. This duration can change depending on weather conditions at the time of sailing.

Crete to Milos Ferry Schedules

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Heraklion to Milos. Minoan Lines and Anek Lines each provide just 1 sailing per week. Please keep in mind that ferry schedules typically increase in the high season.

Crete to Milos Ferry Time

The earliest ferry departs at approximately 09:30 and the last ferry departs at approximately 09:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Crete to Milos

The fastest ferry from Crete to Milos is with Minoan Lines and Anek Lines in 5 hours.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Crete to Milos?

Yes, there are cabins available on ferries that sail from Crete to Milos.

Can I bring pets on the Crete Milos ferry?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Crete to Milos, with kennels available onboard.

Heraklion to Milos Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Heraklion - Milos can vary between £47 and £185 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £95, prices can range from £47 and £179. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

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Crete (Heraklion) - Milos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Minoan Lines
Average Price £112*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 5h 0m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 20m
First Ferry 09:30
Last Ferry 21:00
Distance 86 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 Milos?

The ferry crossing time from Heraklion to Milos is approximately 7h 42m. 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 Milos?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Heraklion to Milos. These are
  • Anek Lines
  • Minoan Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Heraklion to Milos?

Book ferries from Heraklion to Milos 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 Milos?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Heraklion to Milos with
  • Anek Lines
  • Minoan Lines

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Heraklion to Milos with
  • Anek Lines
  • Minoan Lines

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Heraklion to Milos?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Anek Lines
  • Minoan Lines

Heraklion Milos 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.


Milos Guide

Milos is a Greek island that is the most westerly of the Cyclades group of islands and is known as the place the statue of Venus, or Aphrodite, was discovered, although the statue is now on display in the Louvre Museum in Paris. The island has around 5,000 residents that live in seven small villages dotted around the island. Unlike many of its Cycladic neighbours, tourism is a relatively recent innovation on Milos and now tourists visit to enjoy the island's lovely beaches and warm, crystal clear waters. Thanks to the island's natural landscape, which is of volcanic origins, it is sometimes referred to as 'the island of colours'.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus in Athens, to all of the Cycladic islands, the Dodecanese islands and Crete with both ferries and high-speed catamarans. During the peak season in the summer there are daily scheduled routes to and from the island. There are two ports in Milos, the main port is in Adamas and the other port is in Apollonia which connects the island with the islands of Kimolos and Glaronissia.


Heraklion to Milos Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Minoan Lines 21:00 02:10 5 hours 10 minutes Everyday

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