There are 6 ways to get from Chania to Karpathos by car, car ferry, shuttle, bus 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

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chania to Sitia
  2. Take the car ferry from Sitia to Karpathos

$56 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chania to Heraklion
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Karpathos

$47 - $129

4 alternative options

Private transfer, car ferry  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
  2. Take the car ferry from Sitia to Karpathos

$353 - $648

Bus, car ferry via Sitia  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Chania to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Sitia
  3. Take the car ferry from Sitia to Karpathos

$48 - $98

Fly from Chania  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Karpathos (AOK) CHQ - AOK

$124 - $665

Fly from Irakleion  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Karpathos (AOK) HER - AOK

$256 - $922

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Karpathos is to bus and car ferry which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Karpathos is to fly which costs 220€ - 850€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chania and Karpathos is 288 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Chania to Karpathos, including transfers.

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Austrian Airlines, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Chania Airport to Karpathos Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chania to Karpathos.
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  • Distance: 180.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

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

Olympic Air, Austrian Airlines and Sky Express fly from Chania to Karpathos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Irakleion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
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 Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$264
Minivan
$390
Minibus
$487
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
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Sitia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Sitia to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$15 - $22
Airplane-type seats
$16 - $23
2 beds - outside cabin
$45 - $60
Car ferry from Heraklion to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$29 - $45
Airplane-type seats
$30 - $45
2 beds - outside cabin
$80 - $110

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