There are 4 ways to get from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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  •  4 h 37 min

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

$58 - $68

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 5 min

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

$110 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach 82.1 miles

$19 - $29

Private transfer  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rethymno to Chania Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Palaiochora

$247 - $487

Questions & Answers

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 4 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min 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 2 h 5 min to drive from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Elafonisi beach. Prices start at $49 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: 4 h 37 min

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 4 h 37 min.

Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Bus from Chania to Vlithia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
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 Rethymno to Chania Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$93
Minivan
$150
Minibus
$208
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Palaiochora
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$116
Minivan
$185
Minibus
$219
Other operators
Taxi from Rethymno to Elafonisi beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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