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There are 4 ways to get from Chania to Elounda 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  •  8 h

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

$27 - $33

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Chania to Elounda 128.1 miles

$30 - $45

Private transfer  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Elounda

$283 - $463

Private transfer via Agios Nikolaos  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos

$264 - $496

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The cheapest way to get from Chania to Elounda is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Elounda is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chania to Elounda. However, there are services departing from Chania and arriving at Elounda via Heraklion, Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Chania and Elounda is 156 km. The road distance is 204.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chania to Elounda without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 23€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Chania to Elounda, including transfers.

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Chania to Elounda bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, depart from Chania station.

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Chania to Elounda bus services, operated by KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A., arrive at Agios Nikolaos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chania to Elounda is 205 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Chania to Elounda.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Elounda. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chania to Elounda.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Chania, Greece and Elounda, Greece?

You can take a bus from Chania to Elounda via Heraklion, Heraklion, and Agios Nikolaos in around 8 h.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
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 Elounda
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$280 - $460
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$282
Minivan
$397
Minibus
$461
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$265
Minivan
$392
Minibus
$489

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