There are 6 ways to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island) 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  •  9 h

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

$61 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 58 min

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

$55 - $141

4 alternative options

Private transfer, car ferry  •  10 h 2 min

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

$383 - $729

Bus, car ferry via Sitia  •  14 h 36 min

  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

$56 - $117

Fly from Chania  •  10 h 40 min

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

$126 - $673

Fly from Irakleion  •  8 h 15 min

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

$269 - $950

What companies run services between Chania, Greece and Karpathos (Island), Greece?

Olympic Air, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Chania to Karpathos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Irakleion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Irakleion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Irakleion to Karpathos via Kos
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
$280 - $550
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$284
Minivan
$419
Minibus
$524
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
$19
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
$16 - $21
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
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$20 - $28
Airplane-type seats
$20 - $29
2 beds - outside cabin
$55 - $75
Car ferry from Heraklion to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Airplane-type seats
$35 - $55
2 beds - outside cabin
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chania to Karpathos (Island)?

The distance between Chania and Karpathos (Island) is 281 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island)?

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island) is to bus and car ferry which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 14 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island)?

The quickest way to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island) is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs 210€ - 800€.

How long does it take to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island)?

It takes approximately 9 h to get from Chania to Karpathos (Island), including transfers.