One can visit Chania either by plane or by boat.

Plane

During August - September, some regular flights connect the International Airport "I.Daskalogiannis" of Chania (www.chania-airport.com) with Athens, while there are also several charter flights from other European countries (UK, Germany, etc). The airport is situated 14km away from the city center and 35km away from the Conference Venue.

Bus routes connect the airport with the city center (line Chania Airport – Chania). They last about 30 minutes, while the ticket price is 2.30 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) here. Also Chania- Kolymbari, updated bus routes here.

 

Boat

The port of Souda offers 1 boat trip from and to Piraeus (Athens) every day. The port is situated 7km away from the city center and 30km away from the Conference Venue.

Timetable of boat trips shows in the official site of the Ferry Company.

Regular bus routes also connect the port with the city center (line Souda - Chania). They last about 20-25 minutes, while the ticket price is 2.00 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) here.

Finally, bus routes that connect the Conference Venue with the city center are also available (line Chania – Kolympari). They last about 30 minutes, while the ticket price is ~ 4.00 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) here.

 

  • The cost of transfer by taxi is approximately the following:
Airport - City center:  ~ 20 € 
Airport - Conference Venue: ~ 50 €
City center - Conference Venue: ~ 30 €

 

  • The relavant scheduled bus routes and the cost of transfer by local trasportation is the following:

 

 

CHANIA CITY – AIRPORT OF CHANIA

EVERY DAY

05:00     07:00     08:00     08:30     09:00     09:30     10:00

10:30     11:00     12:00     12:30     13:00     13:30     14:30

15:00     16:00     16:30     17:00     17:30     18:00     19:00

19:30     20:00     20:30     21:00     21:30     22:00     22:30

AIRPORT OF CHANIA - CHANIA CITY

EVERY DAY

06:30     08:15     09:00     09:30     10:00     10:30     11:00

11:30     12:00     13:00     13:30     14:15     14:45     15:30

16:00     17:00     17:30     18:00     18:30     19:00     20:00

20:30     21:00     21:30     22:00     22:30     23:15     23:45

Ticket price=2,50€ |Trip time=approximately 30’

 

 

CHANIA CITY-STALO-AGIA MARINA-PLATANIAS-GERANIUM-MALEME-TAVRONITIS-KAMISIANA-SKOUTELONA SETTLEMENTS- KOLYMVARI (Avra Imperial-Conference Venue)

EVERY DAY

06:30

07:15*

08:00

08:30

09:00

09:30

10:00

10:30**

11:00**

11:30

12:00

12:15**

12:30

13:00

13:15

13:30

14:00

14:30

15:00

15:30

16:00**

16:30

17:30

18:00

18:30

19:00

19:30

20:00

20:30

21:00

21:30

22:00

22:30

23:00

23:30

*=Weekend=07:30||**=To Tavronitis

Ticket price=2,90€ |Trip time=approximately 30’

 

 

KOLYMVARI(Avra Imperial-Conference Venue) - SKOUTELONA SETTLEMENTS-KAMISIANA-TAVRONITIS-MALEME-GERANIUM-PLATANIAS- AGIA MARINA-STALO –CHANIA CITY

EVERY DAY

06:20

07:20

07:35*

08:15

08:30

08:45

09:00

09:30

10:00

10:30

10:50

11:30

12:00

12:30

13:00

13:30

14:00

14:30

15:00

15:30

16:00

16:50

17:10

17:35

17:45

18:45

19:00

19:50

20:35

21:05

22:00

22:30

23:00

23:30

 

*=Other Weekend||

Ticket price=2,90€ |Trip time=approximately 30’