Sougia in detail

Flights & getting there


Ferries on the Anendyk Paleohora–Agia Roumeli route stop in Sougia. The trip to either Paleohora or Agia Roumeli takes about 40 minutes and costs €11.20 and €11, respectively. In Agia Roumeli you can continue east to Hora Sfakion via Loutro. There are also two or three weekly ferries to Gavdos Island via Agia Roumeli.

Captain George’s Water Taxi Captain George has several boats for up to 15 passengers that serve remote south-coast beaches such as Lissos (€5 per person one way), Tripiti and Pefki, and also go out to Paleohora and Agia Roumeli.


At least one daily bus operates between Sougia and Hania (€7.80, 1¾ hours), with a stop in Agia Irini to drop off gorge hikers. The bus departing Sougia at 6.15pm waits for the Agia Roumeli boat. In summer there are also daily buses to Omalos (for Samaria Gorge; €5.30, one hour).


Local taxi drivers, including Selino Taxi and Sougia Taxi, have a central kiosk on the waterfront.