The Centre can take care of the student's transportation to and from the airport by taxi; just let us know in advance the exact time of your arrival / departure, the airline and your flight number.

Getting to Hania

By ship from Piraeus:

Departures every day at 21:00 a.m. from Piraeus port to Souda port (the trip duration is about 10 hours). The port of Souda is located 7 km east from the town of Hania.

By airplane:

There are every day flights from Athens to Hania with Olympic Airways, Aegean Airlines and other air companies. There are also flights (twice a week) from Thessaloniki to Hania. Many charter flights to Hania from and to various European cities from end of March/April to the end of October.

* The airport of Hania is situated 13 km from the city's centre.

By bus (through Heraclion or Rethimno):

Buses depart every day to Hania. In the high season, the daily departures are much more often.

  • Rethimno - Hania: 58 km
  • Heraclion - Hania: 140 km

Getting to Crete through Cyclades:

From April to October many ships are travelling from Heraclion and Saint Nikolaos to and from the Cyclades islands.

Links: Domestic airline websites you can use to book your tickets:

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