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There are 6 ways to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance by bus, shuttle, car ferry, car or plane

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Recommended

Bus, Private transfer

  1. Take the bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Port to Samariá Gorge

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sitia to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agioi Pantes

Car ferry, Private transfer

  1. Take the car ferry from Sitia to Heraklion
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Port to Samariá Gorge

Drive

  1. Drive from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance

Private transfer, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sitia to Irakleion Airport
  2. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Chania (CHQ)

Private transfer

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sitia to Irakleion Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Heraklion Airport to Samariá Gorge
Sitia → Samaria Gorge entrance
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samaria Gorge entrance is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samaria Gorge entrance is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samaria Gorge entrance is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 4h 26m.

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The distance between Sitia and Samaria Gorge entrance is 199 km. The road distance is 301.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance without a car is to bus and Private transfer which takes 4h 55m and costs €240 - €400.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Heraklion Airport to Chania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance is 302 km. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance.

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TUI fly Belgium, Aegean Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Chania Airport.

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There are 549+ hotels available in Samaria Gorge entrance. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Sitia to Heraklion Airport is to Private transfer which takes 2h 10m and costs €150 - €320.

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Map of how to get from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance.
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  • Distance: 198.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Sitia, Greece and Samaria Gorge entrance, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sitia to Samaria Gorge entrance via Heraklion and Agioi Pantes in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Heraklion to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €200
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Heraklion to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Bus operators
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Agios Nikolaos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Sitia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Heraklion Port to Samariá Gorge
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€150 - €290
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€150 - €230
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€240 - €270
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€270 - €290
Shuttle from Heraklion Airport to Samariá Gorge
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160 - €300
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€160 - €230
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€240 - €270
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€270 - €300
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Email
info@e-ktel.gr
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus from Heraklion to Agioi Pantes
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
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 Sitia to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€150 - €320
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€150
Minivan
€245
Minibus
€315
Ferry operators
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Sitia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
€12 - €17
Airplane-type seats
€12 - €18
2 beds - outside cabin
€35 - €50

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