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There are 3 ways to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Plakias to Rethymno
  2. Take the bus from Rethymno to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

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Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos 168.7 km

Private transfer, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Plakias to Heraklion Port
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

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The cheapest way to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos is to bus which costs €17 - €27 and takes 5h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos is to drive which takes 2h 33m and costs €30 - €50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos. However, there are services departing from Plakias and arriving at Agios Nikolaos via Rethymno and Heraklion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Plakiás and Agios Nikolaos is 120 km. The road distance is 168.7 km.

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The best way to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos without a car is to bus which takes 5h 16m and costs €17 - €27.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos, including transfers.

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

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Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos bus services, operated by KTEL Irakleiou - Lasithiou S.A, arrive at Agios Nikolaos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos is 169 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos.

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Map of how to get from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos.
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  • Distance: 119.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

You can take a bus from Plakiás to Agios Nikolaos via Rethymno and Heraklion in around 5h 16m.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Plakias to Rethymno
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
https://www.e-ktel.com/en/
Bus from Rethymno to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
https://www.e-ktel.com/en/
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Plakias to Heraklion Port
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€100 - €200
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€100 - €140
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€170 - €190
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€190 - €200

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