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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Chania
  2. Take the bus from Chania to Vlithia

$67 - $77

3 alternative options

Private transfer, taxi  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Frangokastello
  2. Take a taxi from Frangokastello to Elafonisi beach

$314 - $532

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach 131.8 miles

$30 - $50

Private transfer  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Palaiochora

$327 - $573

Questions & Answers

The distance between Heraklion and Elafonisi beach is 146 km. The road distance is 210.9 km.

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The best way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heraklion to Elafonisi beach is 211 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Elafonisi beach. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach via Chania and Vlithia in around 6 h 22 min.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Chania
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
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
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 Frangokastello
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$185
Minivan
$265
Minibus
$363
Shuttle from Irakleion Airport to Palaiochora
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$282
Minivan
$288
Minibus
$518
Other operators
Taxi from Frangokastello to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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