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There are 5 ways to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos by bus, car ferry, shuttle or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rethymno to Chania
  2. Take the car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira

$32 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry via Neápolis  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rethymno to Chania
  2. Take the car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira
  3. Take the car ferry from Kýthira to Neápolis

$46 - $89

Private transfer, car ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Kissamos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira
  3. Take the car ferry from Kýthira to Neápolis

$213 - $459

Fly to Kythira  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Kythira (KIT) CHQ - KIT

$202 - $807

Fly to Milos, travel  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Milos (MLO) CHQ - MLO
  2. Travel from Milos to Elafonisos

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The cheapest way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos is to bus and car ferry which costs 27€ - 30€ and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos is to fly which costs 170€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rethymno and Elafonisos is 186 km.

The best way to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos without a car is to Private transfer and car ferry which takes 11 h 2 min and costs 180€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chania Airport to Kythira Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Chania Airport to Kythira Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Elafonisos. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rethymno to Chania Airport is to Private transfer which takes 56 min and costs 80€ - 180€.

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Map of how to get from Rethymno to Elafonisos.
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  • Distance: 116.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

What companies run services between Rethymno, Greece and Elafonisos, Peloponnese, Greece?

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Rethymno to Elafonisos once daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Kythira via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chania to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Kythira via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
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 Kissamos
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$92
Minivan
$150
Minibus
$173
Ferry operators
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Kissamos to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lane.gr
Porfirousa N.E.
Website
agreekisland.com
Car ferry from Kýthira to Neápolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
agreekisland.com
Passenger
$15
Car
$52

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