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Would you like to find out the possible travel alternatives to Karpathos? Choose your ferry from Heraklion to Karpathos with our Dodecanese Islands ferry search system. These pages show you the ferry operators that cover the routes to Karpathos departing from Heraklion and related schedules, tariffs and durations.

The Heraklion Karpathos line is covered by the maritime company Aegeon Pelagos who operate 2 connections per week with primarily afternoon departures and traveling times shorter than 9 hr 50 min. Ferry companies working on this crossing have ships available that are suitable for cars, motorbikes, campers and trucks. For your comfort, services such as bars, shops and self service restaurants will be available during the crossing. Also, you can select from regular seating or various cabin options when booking.

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Discounts for children under 10

Children between the ages of 5 and 10 are eligible for a 50% discount, including fees. 
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

Children aged 0 to 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount


The port of Heraklion is located on the north coast of the island and occupies an area that for millennia has been one of the most important maritime ports in the Mediterranean. The port of Heraklion has connections between Athens and Piraeus, also with many other ports in the Aegean islands. Heraklion is divided into Porto Vecchio and Porto Nuovo, as a stopover for arrivals and departures. The passenger terminal is a modern structure that provides travelers with many services for passenger safety and comfort. The public nùbus services are very close to the port and provide connections ... [More information]

Address: Leof. Nearchou Iraklio 713 07, Greece
Directions: Google Map @ Heraklion, port


Diafani is located on the north eastern coast of the island of Karpathos. This is a place where you can feel the typical Greek atmosphere, enjoy the sun, the sea breeze and the good food.  Diafani also hosts the second port on the island. Places to visit The dome of the Orthodox Church stands out among the white houses with cobalt blue shutters. Walking through the streets of Diafani you can come across little taverns where you can taste the local Greek dishes. Do not miss the delicious roasted fish accompanied by vegetables from nearby Avlona, the nearby village.... [More information]


2 weekly sailings - Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Want to learn more about your trip from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

How long is the crossing from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

The duration of the crossing from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS) is usually 9 hours 50 minutes with AEGEON PELAGOS. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

The ferry operator AEGEON PELAGOS provides 2 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

The HERAKLION DIAFANI (KARPATHOS) route is served by Aegeon Pelagos.

How much is a ferry ticket from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

The price of the ticket from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS) varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from HERAKLION to DIAFANI (KARPATHOS)?

The ships that operate on this route allow vehicles onboard.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from DIAFANI (KARPATHOS) to HERAKLION.