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

$68 - $78

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

$316 - $536

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

$330 - $583

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The cheapest way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisi beach is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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

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

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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
$186
Minivan
$268
Minibus
$367
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
$285
Minivan
$291
Minibus
$524
Other operators
Taxi from Frangokastello to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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