The island of Crete has two of the most important ports in the Eastern Mediterranean, the port of Souda (Chania) and Heraklio Port. There are still two smaller harbors in Rethymno, and Agios Nikolaos.
In the above ports of Crete ferry services are taking place to and from central Greece, the Aegean Islands, Europe and the world with a large number of passenger and cargo ships.

The port of Heraklio is:

Town of Heraklio: 5 minutes Town of Agios Nikolaos: 65 Km – 1 Hour Town of Rethymno: 83 Km – 1 Hour Town of Chania: 145 Km – 2 hours

The port of Souda is:

Town of Chania: 8 Km – 10 minutes Town of Rethymno: 55 Km – 50 minutes Town of Heraklio: 137 Km – 1 hour και 50 minutes Town of Agios Nikolaos: 202 Km – 2 hours και 45 minutes