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Ferry from Iraklia to Naxos

There are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Iraklia and Naxos. 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines and runs throughout the year. Iraklia Naxos ferries cost between £6 and £23, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Iraklia Naxos ferries.

Iraklia Naxos Ferry Times

The earliest Iraklia Naxos ferry sailings typically depart Iraklia at around 07:55. The last ferry usually departs at 21:00.

How long is the ferry from Iraklia to Naxos?

Iraklia Naxos Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1h 19m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Iraklia Naxos Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 8 weekly ferry sailings from Iraklia to Naxos. These sailings are provided by Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Iraklia Naxos Ferry Prices

Iraklia Naxos ferry prices typically range between £6* and £23*. The average price is typically £12*. The cheapest Iraklia Naxos ferry prices start from £6*. The average price for a foot passenger is £12*. The average price for a car is £25*.

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

How far is it from Iraklia to Naxos?

The distance between Iraklia to Naxos is approximately 16.7 miles (26.8km) or 14.5 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Iraklia Naxos ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Iraklia and Naxos. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Iraklia and Naxos.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Iraklia to Naxos?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries, Small Cyclades Lines between Iraklia and Naxos.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Iraklia to Naxos?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Iraklia to Naxos with Blue Star Ferries. 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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Iraklia - Naxos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price £12*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 1h 19m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 07:55
Last Ferry 21:00
Distance 14 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 Iraklia to Naxos?

The ferry crossing time from Iraklia to Naxos is approximately 1h 12m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Iraklia to Naxos?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Iraklia to Naxos. These are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Small Cyclades Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Iraklia to Naxos?

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

Iraklia Guide

The small Greek island of Iraklia is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is located in the Aegean Sea. It measures around 18 sq. km and lies between the island of Naxos and the island of Ios, and is close to the islands of Schoinoussa, Koufonisi, Donoussa and Keros which together for the Small Cyclades group of islands. The island has many artefacts that have been found confirming that ancient settlements and tomb were located on the island. Finds include evidence of the Early Cycladic civilisation (3rd millennium BC) and the ruins of the temples of the Goddess Luck and the Goddess Zeus, dating back to the 4th - 2nd century BC. The islands coastal terrain, characterised by coves and naturally formed caves, were good hiding places for pirates and smugglers during the Turkish Occupation.

Agios Georgios is the island's port from which ferries operate to Piraeus with a crossing time of between 8 and 10 hours, depending on route. Ferry services are also available to the other islands of the Small Cyclades and also to Naxos and Amorgos.

Naxos Guide

Naxos is a Greek island that lies in the Aegean Sea and is part of the Cyclades group of islands. The island has a rich and interesting history and has been ruled by a number of different civilisations during its history, including the Byzantine, Frankish and Venetians, all of which have left their mark on the island. The island has a flourishing agricultural economy thanks to its fertile terrain and visitors will see both olives and grapes being grown.

Popular attractions on the island, aside from its lovely beaches, tend to focus around Hora and include the Venetian Castle. Also popular with visitors are the island's villages, with one of the largest being Filoti which is situated next to Mount Zeus and Apiranthos which is next to Mount Fanari. Another popular way to spend time on the island is to take to one of the many trails on the island and to go hiking into the mountains.

The island's port is also located in Chora. From the port ferries depart to Piraeus (Athens) and to the other islands in the Cyclades.

Iraklia to Naxos Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:55 09:00 1 hour 5 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun
Small Cyclades Lines 09:15 10:45 1 hour 30 minutes Wed, Fri, Sat
Small Cyclades Lines 11:30 13:00 1 hour 30 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun

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