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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance by ferry, bus, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Ferry  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Chania Abs

3 alternative options

Bus  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Athens Agiou Konstantinou to Heraklion Central Bus Station Stara Zagora Zheleznik Hotel - Heraklion Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agioi Pantes

Fly to Chania  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ) ATH - CHQ

Fly to Heraklion, Private transfer  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) ATH - HER
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Airport to Samariá Gorge

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance is to bus which costs €80 - €110 and takes 14h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance is to fly. Taking this option will cost €140 - €340 and takes 4h 25m.

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The distance between Athens and Samaria Gorge entrance is 298 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance without a car is to ferry which takes 10h 33m and costs €75 - €150.

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It takes approximately 10h 33m to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance is to bus which takes 14h 52m and costs €80 - €110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €140 - €340 and takes 4h 25m.

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

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Aegean Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Chania Airport.

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There are 535+ hotels available in Samaria Gorge entrance. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs €10.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance.
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  • Distance: 298 km
  • Duration: 10h 33m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Samaria Gorge entrance, Greece?

You can take a bus from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance via Heraklion Central Bus Station, Heraklion, and Agioi Pantes in around 14h 52m. Alternatively, Aegean Airlines and Sky Express fly from Athens to Samaria Gorge entrance every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+30 210 5245654
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
anh.gr
Bus from Athens Agiou Konstantinou to Heraklion Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€22 - €25
Website
Ilias Travel
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Agioi Pantes
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Heraklion Airport to Samariá Gorge
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160 - €300
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€160 - €230
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€240 - €270
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€270 - €300
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Piraeus to Chania
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€54 - €58
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €80
Economy
€35 - €50
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€55 - €70
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€80 - €95

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