Moscow to Crete flight duration

What is the flight duration from Moscow to Crete?

On average there are 2 flights flying direct each day from Moscow to Crete. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 4 hours 15 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Moscow (DME) to Crete (HER) has a duration of 4 hours.

A distance of 1,542 miles / 2,482 km.

Related: Return journey Crete to Moscow flight duration

Moscow to Crete flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 4 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 2

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Moscow to Crete is 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Distance from Moscow to Crete is 1,542 miles / 2,482 km
  • Moscow is served by 3 airports Moscow Domodedovo International Airport (DME), Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), Moscow Vnukovo International Airport (VKO)
  • Crete is served by 1 airports Heraklion International Airport (HER)
  • The currency in Crete, Greece is the Euro

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Moscow, Russia and Crete, Greece? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 4 hours 15 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Moscow Sheremetyevo to Crete Heraklion
Flying with Aeroflot
4 hours 30 minutes
Moscow Sheremetyevo to Crete Heraklion
Flying with Ellinair
4 hours 00 minutes


Moscow to Crete flight time via Athens International | DME to HER via ATH
Moscow to Athens International
3 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
14 hours 05 minutes
Athens International to Crete
50 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 25 minutes
Moscow to Crete flight time via Frankfurt am Main | DME to HER via FRA
Moscow to Frankfurt am Main
3 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 35 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Crete
3 hours
Total journey time
8 hours
Moscow to Crete flight time via Munich | DME to HER via MUC
Moscow to Munich
3 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 15 minutes
Munich to Crete
2 hours 45 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours 10 minutes

Airlines flying between Moscow and Crete

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Moscow and Crete

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Moscow & Crete local time and timezones

Crete, Greece and Moscow, Russia have the same time

Date and time in Moscow, Russia:
20:43 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Moscow Timezone: MSK (+03:00)

Date and time in Crete, Greece:
20:43 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Athens Timezone: EEST (+03:00)

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