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There are 7 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 40 min

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

$47 - $129

5 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 40 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

$48 - $99

Fly Chania to Karpathos  •  7 h 5 min

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

$124 - $665

Private transfer to Heraklion, fly to Karpathos  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania to Irakleion Airport
  2. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Karpathos (AOK) HER - AOK

$257 - $924

Fly Chania to Rhodes, car ferry  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Rhodes (RHO) CHQ - RHO
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos

$93 - $863

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 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Karpathos is to fly which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Chania and Karpathos is 288 km.

The best way to get from Chania to Karpathos without a car is to Private transfer and car ferry which takes 9 h 26 min and costs 300€ - 600€.

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

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There is no direct flight from Chania Airport to Karpathos Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 131+ hotels available in Karpathos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chania to Chania Airport is to Private transfer which takes 30 min and costs 25€ - 100€.

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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 and Sky Express fly from Chania to Karpathos once daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Heraklion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Chania to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Chania to Rhodes via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Chania to Rhodes via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Heraklion to Karpathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Chania to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
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
$265
Minivan
$392
Minibus
$489
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
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 Sitia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
Car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $80
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$22 - $35
Airplane-type seats
$23 - $35
2 beds - outside cabin
$60 - $80
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Rhodos to Karpathos
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $95
CABIN A3 outside
$55 - $65
CABIN A4 outside
$55 - $65
Economy
$28 - $33

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