Flights & getting there
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, Olympic Air, easyJet and Ryanair. A taxi from the airport to anywhere in Hania costs €25. Public buses into town stop right outside the terminal (€2.50, 30 minutes) and run between 5.30am and 11pm daily.
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 (€10). Hania buses meet each boat, as do buses to Rethymno.
Anek Lines Nightly overnight ferry between Piraeus and Hania (from €38 per person, nine hours). Buy tickets online or at the port; reserve ahead for cars.
Hania’s KTEL bus station has an information kiosk with helpful staff and timetables, a cafeteria, a mini-market and a left-luggage service. Check the excellent website for the current schedule.
Buses from Hania
|Hora Sfakion||8.30||1¾hr||3-4 daily|
|Kissamos (Kastelli)||5.10||1hr||2 daily|
|Moni Agias Triadas||2.60||30min||1-2 daily|
|Omalos (for Samaria Gorge)||7.50||1hr||2 daily|