There are 8 ways to get from Chania to Patras by car ferry, car, bus, train, bus and ferry 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

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Chania to Piraeus
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Patras

$68 - $155

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Chania to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Patras

$62 - $133

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Car ferry, train, bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Chania to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Πειραιάς to Κιάτο
  3. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα

Bus and ferry, bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Chania to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Patras

$75 - $81

Fly Chania to Preveza, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Preveza (PVK) CHQ - PVK
  2. Take the bus from Aktio to Patras

$154 - $738

Fly Chania to Ioannina, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Ioannina (IOA) CHQ - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Patras

$129 - $519

Fly Chania to Athens, train, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Athens (ATH) CHQ - ATH
  2. Take the train from Κάτω Αχαρναί to Κιάτο
  3. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα

Fly Irakleion to Athens, train, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Athens (ATH) HER - ATH
  2. Take the train from Κάτω Αχαρναί to Κιάτο
  3. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chania to Patras is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 75€ and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chania to Patras is to fly and bus which costs 110€ - 460€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chania and Patras is 366 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Chania to Patras, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chania to Patras. However, there are services departing from Chania and arriving at Patras via Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Patras. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chania to Patras.
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  • Distance: 228.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 43 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chania to Patras. However, you can take the car ferry to Piraeus then take the drive to Patras. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chania to Patras via Piraeus, Αγ.Διονυσιοσ, Στ.Υπεραστικων Λεωφορειων, and Athens in around 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chania to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Chania to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Irakleion to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Irakleion to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Irakleion to Athens
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Irakleion to Athens
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Irakleion to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Πειραιάς to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Train from Κάτω Αχαρναί to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus and ferry from Chania to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Aktio to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Chania to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $80
Economy
$38 - $44

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