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There are 4 ways to get from Heraklion to Chania by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Chania

$18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Heraklion to Chania 85.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Heraklion to Chania 85.9 miles

$20 - $30

Private transfer  •  1h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Chania

$160 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Heraklion to Chania is to bus which costs 16€ and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Heraklion to Chania is to Private transfer which costs 140€ - 330€ and takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heraklion and arriving at Chania. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Heraklion and Chania is 103 km. The road distance is 137.5 km.

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The best way to get from Heraklion to Chania without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs 16€.

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The bus from Heraklion to Chania takes 3h 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Heraklion to Chania bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, depart from Heraklion station.

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Heraklion to Chania bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, arrive at Chania station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heraklion to Chania is 137 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Heraklion to Chania.

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There are 2177+ hotels available in Chania. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heraklion to Chania.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A operates a bus from Heraklion to Chania hourly. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Chania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
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 Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$167
Minivan
$277
Minibus
$374
Other operators
Taxi from Heraklion to Chania
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Heraklion Taxi
Phone
+30 281 400 3084
Website
herakliontaxi.com
Crete Taxi Services
Phone
+30 697 002 1970
Website
crete-taxi.gr

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