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There are 4 ways to get from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka by bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Kalives

Drive

  1. Drive from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka

Private transfer

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Agios Nikolaos to Irakleion Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Airport to Almyrida

Bus, Private transfer

  1. Take the bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Port to Almirida Beach
Agios Nikolaos → Pláka
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pláka is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pláka is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka is to bus which costs €25 - €40 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between Agios Nikolaos and Pláka is 140 km. The road distance is 179.8 km.

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The best way to get from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka without a car is to bus which takes 4h 19m and costs €25 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Agios Nikolaos to Pláka is 180 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Pláka. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 139.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece and Pláka, Crete, Greece?

You can take a bus from Agios Nikolaos to Pláka via Heraklion and Kalives in around 4h 19m.

Bus operators
KTEL Irakleiou - Lasithiou S.A
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Kalives
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Agios Nikolaos to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€75
Minivan
€115
Minibus
€155
Shuttle from Irakleion Airport to Αlmyrida
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€125
Minivan
€180
Minibus
€255
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Heraklion Airport to Almyrida
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€100 - €220
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€100 - €160
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€180 - €200
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€200 - €220
Shuttle from Heraklion Port to Almirida Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€100 - €210
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€100 - €150
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€170 - €200
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€195 - €210

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