There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Elafonisi beach by car ferry, taxi or plane

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

Recommended option

Car ferry, taxi  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Chania
  2. Take a taxi from Chania to Elafonisi beach

$119 - $214

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kissamos

$104 - $119

2 alternative options

Fly to Chania, taxi  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ
  2. Take a taxi from Palaiochora to Elafonisi beach

$192 - $405

Fly to Irakleion, taxi  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Irakleion (HER) ATH - HER
  2. Take a taxi from Palaiochora to Elafonisi beach

$380 - $780

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Elafonisi beach, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Elafonisi beach. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Πειραια, take the walk to Σταθμοσ Ησαπ, take the line 824 bus to Αγ.Διονυσιοσ, take the walk to Piraeus, take the car ferry to Chania, then take the taxi to Elafonisi beach. Alternatively, Lane Sea Lines operates a car ferry from Athens to Elafonisi beach twice a week. Tickets cost $57 and the journey takes 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chania
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $120
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $50
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kissamos
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
lane.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Chania to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Radio Taxi Hermes
Phone
+30 698 673 1880
Website
chaniataxi.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Elafonisi beach is 302 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Elafonisi beach is to car ferry which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 13 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Elafonisi beach is to fly and taxi which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 150€ - 340€.

It takes approximately 11 h 42 min to get from Athens to Elafonisi beach, including transfers.