Today, having become a leader in passenger ships with the fastest cruise ferries in the Mediterranean, we can take you on a journey with comfort and safety in unique destinations, both in Greece and abroad. Our well trained crew will take care as to meet all your needs at sea, enabling you to relax and enjoy the voyage. In short, for Minoan Lines the phrase ” have a good journey “ is not just a wish – it is a promise!

Minoan Lines is a Greek company and one of the largest passenger ferry operators in Europe, linking domestic and international ports in comfort and style.

Maintaining a fleet of modern, high speed ferries and guided by a customer-oriented philosophy and the continuous upgrading of quality and range of services, Minoan Lines has managed to capture the highest rankings in customer satisfaction since their inception in 1972.

The fleet contains the fastest cruise ships in the Mediterranean staffed by a team of well-trained crew, enabling you to have the most relaxing journey possible. On-board you’ll find some of the finest facilities available in the ferry sector including a large choice of cabin accommodation, a selection of lounges and bars, shopping facilities, children’s play areas, swimming pools, discos, cinemas and much more. Travelling with Minoan Lines is comparable to staying in a luxurious resort, and your holiday really will start the moment you step on-board.

Minoan Lines | Ports & Destinations

Ancona – Corfu
Corfu – Ancona
Ancona – Patras
Patras – Ancona
Ancona – Igoumenitsa
Igoumenitsa – Ancona

Piraeus – Chania

Piraeus – Heraklion

Piraeus – Cyclades
(Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros – Tinos)

Piraeus – Cyclades
(Milos – Serifos – Sifnos)

Chania – Piraeus

Heraklion – Piraeus

Heraklion – Cyclades
(Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros)

Cyclades – Piraeus
(Milos – Serifos – Sifnos)

Cyclades – Piraeus
(Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros – Tinos)

Cyclades – Heraklion
(Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros – Tinos)

Minoan Lines | All Lines & Routes


Ancona to Corfu <> Corfu to Ancona

2 Sailings Weekly*  / 22 hr 


*For the period 13/06 – 11/09


Ancona to Patras <> Patras to Ancona

6 Sailings Weekly  / 22 hr


Ancona to Igoumenitsa <> Igoumenitsa to Ancona

7 Sailings Weekly  / 22 hr


Piraeus to Chania <> Chania to Piraeus 

6 Sailings Weekly  / 6 hr 30 min

Piraeus to Heraklion <> Heraklion to Piraeus

7 Sailings Weekly / 8 hr 15 min


Piraeus to Cyclades <> Cyclades to Piraeus 

Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros – Tinos

Milos – Serifos – Sifnos


Cyclades to Heraklion <> Heraklion to Cyclades

Milos – Mykonos – Naxos – Paros – Santorini – Syros – Tinos