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There are 5 ways to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach by ferry, car, bus, plane, taxi or shuttle

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Ferry, drive  •  4h 11m

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

$75 - $111

4 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  8h 20m

  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  •  5h 3m

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

$86 - $132

Fly to Chania, taxi  •  6h 55m

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

$213 - $718

Fly to Heraklion, Private transfer  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Heraklion (HER) JTR - HER
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Palaiochora

$428 - $968

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach is to ferry and drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Fira to Elafonisi beach is to ferry and drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 11m.

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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 8h 20m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m 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 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Elafonisi beach. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10m 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: 4h 11m

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 8h 20m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Santorini to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Vlithia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Irakleion Airport to Palaiochora
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$282
Minivan
$288
Minibus
$518
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
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
1h 40m
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
50m
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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