There are 4 ways to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach by ferry, car, bus, plane or taxi

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Ferry, drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Rethymno Champion Jet 2
  2. Drive from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach

$75 - $111

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Ferry, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Rethymno
  2. Take the bus from Rethymno to Chania
  3. Take the bus from Chania to Vlithia

$123 - $160

Ferry, drive via Heraklion  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion Champion Jet 2 / ...
  2. Drive from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach

$86 - $132

Fly, taxi  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Chania (CHQ) JTR - CHQ
  2. Take a taxi from Palaiochora to Elafonisi beach

$213 - $733

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach is to ferry and drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach is to ferry and drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Fira and Elafonisi beach is 213 km.

The best way to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Chania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Volotea, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Santorini Airport to Chania Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Elafonisi beach. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 3€.

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Map of how to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach.
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  • Distance: 133.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Fira, Greece and Elafonisi beach, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Fira to Elafonisi beach. However, you can take the drive to Santorini, take the ferry to Rethymno, then take the drive to Elafonisi beach. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fira to Elafonisi beach via Santorini, Rethymno, Rethymno - Kalithea, Rethymno, Chania, and Vlithia in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Vlithia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Other operators
Taxi from Palaiochora to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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