There are 4 ways to get from Rethymno to Heraklion 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

$10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 49.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 49.9 miles

$12 - $18

Private transfer  •  59 min

$90 - $220

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
$95
Minivan
$154
Minibus
$213
Other operators
Taxi from Rethymno to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rethymno and Heraklion is 60 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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

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

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.

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