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

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rethymno to Heraklion

$10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rethymno to Heraklion 49.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Rethymno to Heraklion 49.9 miles

$12 - $18

Private transfer  •  59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rethymno to Irakleion Airport

$90 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rethymno to Heraklion is to bus which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rethymno to Heraklion is to Private transfer which costs 80€ - 180€ and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rethymno and arriving at Heraklion. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rethymno and Heraklion is 60 km. The road distance is 79.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rethymno to Heraklion without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 9€.

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The bus from Rethymno to Heraklion takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rethymno to Heraklion bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, depart from Rethymno station.

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Rethymno to Heraklion bus services, operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A, arrive at Heraklion station.

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Map of how to get from Rethymno to Heraklion.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A operates a bus from Rethymno to Heraklion hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

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
$211
Other operators
Taxi from Rethymno to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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