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Ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi. The Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry is operated by SeaJets. Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi typically departs Crete (Heraklion) at about 08:00. The average sailing time of a Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry is approximately 6h 18m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 5h 55m.

Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi Ferry Prices

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

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi?

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

Is there a Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Crete (Heraklion) and Koufonissi

Are foot passengers allowed on the Crete (Heraklion) Koufonissi ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Crete (Heraklion) to Koufonissi with SeaJets.

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 528 €*
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 approximate duration for ferries from Heraklion to Koufonissi is 5h 55m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

Which ferry companies operate between Heraklion to Koufonissi?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Heraklion to Koufonissi?

Book Heraklion to Koufonissi tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

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

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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