How to Get There

Traveling to/from Crete

  • By plane: more than 7 flights are available daily from/to the airports of Athens and Thessaloniki, as well as a number of charter flights are available daily from/to various countries of Europe

  • By boat: several ferries are available from/to Piraeus port and other Greek islands ports

How to reach Kolymbari

The closest airport (Chania International Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis”) is located approximately 14 km northeast of the city of Chania, whereas the closest port is located in Souda Bay, approximately 7 km east of the city of Chania.

There are many buses daily connecting Chania International Airport and the main bus station at the city of Chania. Approximate travel time from the airport to the city of Chania is 30 minutes. For further information regarding bus schedules and fares, please visit http://www.e-ktel.com/en/.

There is also frequent public transportation (city buses) available connecting the port of Souda and the city of Chania. Approximate travel time from the port to the city of Chania is 10 minutes. For further information regarding bus schedules and fares, please visit http://chaniabus.gr/en/?content_lang=2&subsite=1#main.

Taxis are also an option for reaching Kolymbari.

From Heraklion

Also, there is an airport (Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”) and a port in the city of Heraklion, approximately 140 km from the city of Chania.

There are frequent bus connections every day between Heraklion and Chania. Approximate travel time is 3 hours. For further information regarding bus schedules and fares, please visit http://www.e-ktel.com/en/.