Practical Information

Transportation to Chania

Greece is a member of the Schengen Agreement.
Chania is approaching through by sea and by air. In 2017 57 Airlines scheduled flights to Chania from 39 countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
For more information please visit the following webpages:

How to get Chania from the Airport

You can hire a car from the airport. Chania Airport is located 15 km from the city and is easily accessible from the National Road Aerodromio-Souda. The journey from the airport to the city centre lasts about 25-30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Transit bus service is provided between the Airport and the city of Chania. Single fare to/from the city of Chania is 2,5€. Tickets can be purchased by the bus driver. For more Information please contact here.

Local transportation

Public Buses to every place in countryside, please visit here. You can reserve your ticket online. Public Bus Service offers the baggage lockers service. The cost of this service is 2,00€ for 8 hours or 3,00€ for 24 hours.

Buses to the suburbs of the city of Chania, please visit here. You can buy your ticket inside bus. Although it is convenient the ticket is a bit expensive, about 80 sent. The tickets price range from 1, 20 to 2, 50 euros, depending the route. One-way tickets are valid for 90 days including the day of purchase. If you are planning on using our bus system a lot, you can purchase more than one ticket at the same day.

Helpful information when taking a taxi to and from the Airport 24/7 metered taxi service is available outside the Chania Airport Terminal building.
The route from the Airport to Chania is about 25-30 minutes and the fare is normally 25€. You may be charged extra, if you carry many pieces of luggage.
You can find more info here.

Local Transportation

Taxi: There are a lot of taxis available in the city of Chania. Best way to find a taxi is:
1. to call one of the following numbers: 18300, +30 28210 98700, +30 2821098770, +30 2821094144, +30 2821098701
2. to call What’s up: +30 6986731880 or
3. to call Vodafone: +30 6947618300,
4. to book at booking@chaniataxi.gr.

More Info

ATMs are located everywhere in Chania, but the first you can find is in the airport. Get served directly and easily. Cash or credit cards make your moves easier and help you to arrange any outstanding issues even shortly before departure or after your arrival at the airport.

The weather is usually ranged between 13° during night and 24° at noon. It is rarely rain but it is recommended to you to take an umbrella as well as your swimming suit.

For more information about travelling, transportation, events, weather et al, please visit:
Discover Greece
Explore Crete
The Official website of the Greek Tourism Organisation
ODYSSEUS, the culture portal of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture

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Tourist Police : 171 *
Fire Department : 199
Medical Emergency : 112
Ambulance service : 166

* The Greek Tourist Police can be reached around-the-clock by dialling “171”. This line provides all kind of information and instructions in Greek, English, French and German, thus helping tourists to deal directly with any arising problem.
In case you need any help, do not hesitate to contact the staff members of the Greek Tourist Police by dialling “171”.

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