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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Mália by plane, shuttle, ferry, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Heraklion  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) ATH - HER

$95 - $320

Cheapest option

Car ferry Blue Star Ferries  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$48 - $140

4 alternative options

Fly to Chania, Private transfer  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Stalida

$238 - $546

Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...

$123 - $180

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$78 - $92

Car ferry Anek Ferries  •  21 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion

$58 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Mália is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Mália is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Mália. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Mália via Lamia and Heraklion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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The distance between Athens and Mália is 338 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Mália without a car is to Catamaran and ferry which takes 10 h 50 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Athens to Mália, including transfers.

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Athens to Mália bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Athens to Mália bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Volotea, Ellinair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Mália.
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  • Distance: 211.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Mália, Greece?

Olympic Air, Ellinair and two other airlines fly from Athens to Mália every 2 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Stalida
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$213
Minivan
$300
Minibus
$438
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$52 - $53
Airplane economy seats
$65 - $66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $100
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$50 - $85
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $90
2 beds - outside cabin
$120 - $200

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