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There are 3 ways to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach by bus, 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  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Rethymno to Chania
  2. Take the bus from Chania to Vlithia

$58 - $68

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach 82.1 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach 82.1 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 2h 5m.

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The distance between Rethymno and Elafonisi beach is 86 km. The road distance is 131.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach without a car is to bus which takes 4h 37m and costs 50€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rethymno to Elafonisi beach is 131 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Elafonisi beach. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach.
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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Rethymno, Greece and Elafonisi beach, Greece?

You can take a bus from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach via Chania and Vlithia in around 4h 37m.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Vlithia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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