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Trip Zurich Heraklion

Plan your trip by ferry, plane from Zurich to Heraklion

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2 suggested routes to go from Zurich to Heraklion by flight, ferry

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How to get from Zurich to Heraklion?

We are suggesting 2 routes by ferry, plane to plan your trip Zurich Heraklion. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Heraklion

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Heraklion (Crete, Greece) with a distance of 1192 mi you will be able to take 2 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane and/or ferry, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Zurich > Heraklion will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Heraklion (N. Kazantzakis airport, IATA code: HER) operated by Aegean Airlines.
There is no direct crossing between Zurich and Heraklion, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Athens-Heraklion.
You will embark at the port of Athens Piraeus E1 at 5.7 mi from Athens aboard a ship of Aigaion Pelagos, Minoan Lines, Superfast Ferries or Blue Star Ferries. The ferry will dock in the port of Heraklion at 1 mi from Heraklion. We advise you to show up at the port of Athens for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Heraklion?

Airlines
Pegasus carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Sabiha Gokcen SAW airport)
Aegean Airlines flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Heraklion (serving N. Kazantzakis HER airport)
Turkish Airlines schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Ataturk IST airport)
Helvetic Airways ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Bari (serving Palese BRI airport)
Volotea carries out a flight from Marco Polo VCE airport situated 4.9 mi away from the city centre of Venice to Heraklion (arrival at N. Kazantzakis HER airport)
Olympic Air flies on the route from Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport (located 13 mi from Athens, Greece) to Heraklion (serving N. Kazantzakis HER airport)
Atlasjet schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Ataturk IST airport)
Swiss International Airlines ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Ferry companies
The ships of Aigaion Pelagos ensure the maritime connection between the port of Athens Piraeus E3 and the one of Heraklion (Heraklion at 1 mi from the city)
The ferries of Minoan Lines make the crossing between Athens and Heraklion where they serve the ports of Athens Piraeus E3 and Heraklion respectively 4.8 mi and 1 mi distant from their city centre.
The boats of Superfast Ferries navigate on the line between the port of Athens Piraeus E3 and the one of Heraklion (Heraklion at 1 mi from the city)
The ships of Blue Star Ferries ensure the maritime connection between Athens and Heraklion where they serve the ports of Athens Piraeus E1 and Heraklion respectively 5.7 mi and 1 mi distant from their city centre.

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Heraklion

When travelling from Heraklion to Zurich by plane, ferry, you might have to change at Venice, Bari (Italy) Istanbul (Turkey) Athens (Greece). If you have some time on your way to Heraklion or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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