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CRETE: BY AIR
From UK to Chania & Heraklion: direct with BA, easyJet, Ryanair and Thomas Cook.
From other countries: try Aegean, easyJet, Ryanair and charters.
From Athens: with Aegean and Olympic.
CRETE: BY SEA
Daily ferries from Piraeus (Athens) to Heraklion and Chania (Souda). Most sail overnight and arrive at dawn.