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Air

Hania’s airport is 14km east of town on the Akrotiri Peninsula, and is served year-round from Athens and Thessaloniki and seasonally from throughout Europe. Carriers include Aegean Airlines and Ryanair. A taxi anywhere in Chania costs €24. Public buses into town stop right outside the terminal (€2.50, 30 minutes).

Boat

Hania’s port is at Souda, 7km southeast of town (and the site of a NATO base). The port is linked to town by bus (€2, or €2.50 if bought aboard) and taxi (€11). Hania buses meet each boat, as do buses to Rethymno.

Anek Lines Nightly overnight ferry between Piraeus and Hania (from €38, nine hours). Buy tickets online or at the port; reserve ahead for cars.

Bus

Hania’s KTEL bus station has a cafeteria, minimarket and left-luggage service. Check the excellent website for the current schedule.

Buses from Hania

Elafonisi

Fare (€)

11

Duration

2¼hr

Frequency

daily

Falasarna

Fare (€)

8.30

Duration

1¾hr

Frequency

3 daily

Hora Sfakion

Fare (€)

8.30

Duration

1¾hr

Frequency

3 daily

Iraklio

Fare (€)

15.10

Duration

2¾hr

Frequency

hourly

Kissamos (Kastelli)

Fare (€)

5.10

Duration

1hr

Frequency

15 daily

Kolymbari

Fare (€)

3.60

Duration

40min

Frequency

6 daily

Moni Agias Triadas

Fare (€)

2.60

Duration

30min

Frequency

2 daily

Omalos (for Samaria Gorge)

Fare (€)

7.50

Duration

1hr

Frequency

3 daily

Paleohora

Fare (€)

7.60

Duration

1¾hr

Frequency

4 daily

Rethymno

Fare (€)

6.80

Duration

1¼hr

Frequency

hourly

Sougia

Fare (€)

7.80

Duration

1¾hr

Frequency

3 daily

Stavros

Fare (€)

2.30

Duration

40min

Frequency

7 daily