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There are 4 ways to get from Chania to Heraklion by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Chania to Heraklion

$18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chania to Heraklion 86.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Chania to Heraklion 86.4 miles

$20 - $30

Private transfer  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania to Irakleion Airport

$160 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Heraklion is to bus which costs 16€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Heraklion is to Private transfer which costs 140€ - 330€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chania and arriving at Heraklion. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Chania and Heraklion is 103 km. The road distance is 138.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chania to Heraklion without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs 16€.

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The bus from Chania to Heraklion takes 3 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Chania to Heraklion bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chania to Heraklion is 138 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Chania to Heraklion.

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There are 903+ hotels available in Heraklion. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chania to Heraklion.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A operates a bus from Chania to Heraklion hourly. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 3 h.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
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 Chania to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$167
Minivan
$277
Minibus
$374
Other operators
Taxi from Chania to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Radio Taxi Hermes
Phone
+30 698 673 1880
Website
chaniataxi.gr

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