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There are 4 ways to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos by shuttle, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Recommended option

Private transfer, car ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Kissamos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira

$218 - $374

Cheapest option

Fly to Kythira  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Kythira (KIT) HER - KIT

$96 - $431

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Athens
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Neápolis

Fly to Milos, travel  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Milos (MLO) HER - MLO
  2. Travel from Milos to Elafonisos

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The cheapest way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Heraklion and Elafonisos is 235 km.

The best way to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos without a car is to Private transfer and car ferry which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 190€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Kythira Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Ellinair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Kythira Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Elafonisos. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Heraklion to Heraklion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Heraklion to Elafonisos.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Heraklion, Greece and Elafonisos, Peloponnese, Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and Ellinair fly from Heraklion to Elafonisos twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Kythira via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Heraklion to Kythira via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Heraklion to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Kythira via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Heraklion to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Bus operators
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 Kissamos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $360
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$202
Minivan
$277
Minibus
$357
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Lakonias
Phone
2731026441
Email
info@ktel-lakonias.gr
Website
ktel-lakonias.gr
Bus from Athens to Neápolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktel-lakonias.gr
Ferry operators
Ionis Avlemon N.E.
Phone
2104179444
Website
kythira.info
Car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
lane.gr
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lane.gr

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