There are fast ferries departing from Heraklion port towards other islands of Cyclades such as Santorini, Ios, Paros, Mykonos if you desire to island-hop and stay for one or two nights and then return to Crete.

The biggest ferry companies in Crete are:

  • Minoan Lines
  • Super Fast ferries
  • Anek Lines
  • Hellenic Seaways ferries