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There are 7 ways to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos by plane, shuttle, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly to Heraklion

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER)

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Car ferry, bus #2

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Fly to Chania, Private transfer

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chania (CHQ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos

Fly to Sitia

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sitia (JSH)

Car ferry, bus via Fira

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Bus, bus and ferry

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

Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) flights

The flight time between Athens (ATH) and Heraklion (HER) is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 309 km. The fastest flight normally takes 50 min. Services are operated by Aegean Airlines, Sky Express, Olympic Air and others. Typically 77 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
50 min
Fastest flight journey time:
50 min
Flight distance:
309 km
Flights per week:
77
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Athens (ATH) to Heraklion (HER) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos is to car ferry and bus which costs €45 - €190 and takes 19h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos is to fly which costs €160 - €500 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos. However, there are services departing from Αφετηρια and arriving at Agios Nikolaos via Athens, Lamia and Heraklion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 10m.

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The distance between Pláka and Agios Nikolaos is 357 km.

The best way to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos without a car is to car ferry and bus via Fira which takes 11h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos, including transfers.

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Pláka to Agios Nikolaos bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pláka to Agios Nikolaos bus services, operated by KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A., arrive at Agios Nikolaos station.

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Aegean Airlines, Volotea, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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Map of how to get from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos.
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  • Distance: 356.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Pláka, Attica, Greece and Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Pláka to Agios Nikolaos every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Athens to Sitia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chania
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€230 - €430
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€230
Minivan
€340
Minibus
€425
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€190 - €340
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€190 - €280
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€290 - €320
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€320 - €340
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
KTEL Grevenon
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€47 - €52
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€65 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€140 - €200
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
€45 - €46
Airplane economy seats
€56 - €57
2-berth outside
€95 - €110
3-berth outside shower
€70 - €90
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
€35 - €75
Airplane-type seats
€40 - €75
2 beds - outside cabin
€95 - €170

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The best way to get from Pláka to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs €10.

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