There are 4 ways to get from Rethymno to Fira by car, ferry, bus, shuttle, car ferry or plane

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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Drive, ferry  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rethymno to Heraklion
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini Champion Jet 2

$68 - $101

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rethymno to Heraklion
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini Champion Jet 2

$77 - $106

Private transfer, car ferry  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rethymno to Irakleion Airport
  2. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$132 - $322

Fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Santorini (JTR) CHQ - JTR

$152 - $654

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rethymno to Fira is to drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rethymno to Fira is to drive and ferry which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rethymno and Fira is 145 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Rethymno to Fira, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Rethymno, Greece and Fira, Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Rethymno to Fira every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Chania to Santorini via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Bus operators
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Rethymno to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$94
Minivan
$153
Minibus
$212
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $95
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$26 - $40
Airplane-type seats
$27 - $40
2 beds - outside cabin
$70 - $95

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