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

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Bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Heraklion to Rethymno
  2. Take the bus from Rethymno to Plakias

$19

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Heraklion to Plakiás 69.1 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Heraklion to Plakiás 69.1 miles

$16 - $24

Private transfer  •  2h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Plakias

$130 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Heraklion to Plakiás is to bus which costs 17€ and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Heraklion to Plakiás is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heraklion to Plakiás. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Plakias via Rethymno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Heraklion and Plakiás is 69 km. The road distance is 110.5 km.

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The best way to get from Heraklion to Plakiás without a car is to bus which takes 3h 24m and costs 17€.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Heraklion to Plakiás, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heraklion to Plakiás is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Heraklion to Plakiás.

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There are 1159+ hotels available in Plakiás. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Heraklion to Plakiás via Rethymno in around 3h 24m.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Plakias
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
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 Plakias
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$133
Minivan
$161
Minibus
$236
Other operators
Taxi from Heraklion to Plakiás
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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