IOS to HERAKLION ferries

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The crossing between Ios and Heraklion is served by 2 different ship operators - Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets - which together provide 10 weekly sailings with travel times ranging between 2 hr 45 min and 3 hr 15 min. mostly afternoon departure times for these crossings. The operators Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets offer hydrofoil services which provide shorter travel times for foot passengers, while other operators allow the transportation of vehicles. Passengers will be welcomed on board by competent and qualified crews who will show you to your accommodation and all of the services available on board.

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Children under 5 travel free

Children between the ages of 0 and 5 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 10

Receive a discount of 50% on tickets for children between the ages of 5 and 10, including fees.
50% discount

Children under 5 travel free

All children aged between 0 and 5 years travel free but will not be allocated seating or accommodation, offer available on all domestic lines within Greece.
100% discount

Port of IOS

The port of Ios is located on the western part of the island and ferries provide connections to the other islands in the Cyclades archipelago. The port is well protected and offers many services to private boats such as electricity, drinking water and fuel. The capital of the island, Chora, is well connected to the port by public bus service that also covers the rest of the island. ... [More information]

Address: Epar.Od. Iou-Ormou Iou Ios 840 01, Greece
Directions: Google Map @ Ios, port


Heraklion is the most populated city on the island of Crete and is its regional capital. The town, like the rest of Crete, has an excellent climate all year round and it is possible to swim until late autumn. Heraklion is one of the richest urban centers in all of Greece and like all capitals, it is at an intersection between a new and ancient culture and this can be seen in the urban landscape. The Venetian walls are the focal point of the city and give the city its proud and proud character. Places to visit  Heraklion was the last bastion of resistance against the Ottoman Turks who besi... [More information]


1 weekly sailing - Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
9 weekly sailings - Duration: 3 hours

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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How long is the crossing from IOS to HERAKLION?

The duration of the crossing from IOS to HERAKLION is usually 2 hours 45 minutes with MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED and 3 hours 15 minutes with SEA JETS. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from IOS to HERAKLION?

The ferry operator MINOAN LINES / GRIMALDI EUROMED provides 1 crossings per week and SEA JETS provides 9 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from IOS to HERAKLION?

The IOS HERAKLION route is served by well-known operators such as Minoan Lines / Grimaldi Euromed and Sea Jets.

How much is a ferry ticket from IOS to HERAKLION?

The price of the ticket from IOS to HERAKLION 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 IOS to HERAKLION?

This line is used for transporting vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, campers and trucks. Board with your vehicle by following the instructions at your port of departure.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from HERAKLION to IOS .