By public bus from Chania to Plakias
The flight to Crete was hopefully entertaining and the baggage claim at Chania airport was fast, now the journey to Plakias continues comfortably and cheaply with the state bus company KTEL. The air-conditioned and mostly modern coaches drive often and regularly and are very punctual according to traffic situation and time of day. Depending on the time of year, the bus timetable is adapted to suit requirements.
Take the KTEL bus from Chania airport to Rethymno bus station
Direct connection without changing buses
Take the KTEL bus directly to Rethymno.
The price is 8,- Euro, the journey takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Connection with change at bus station Chania
First take the bus to the bus station of Chania. There you change to the bus to Rethymno.
The price is 2,50 Euro, the journey takes about 30 minutes.
By KTEL bus from Rethymno Bus Station to Plakias
Once you have arrived safely in Rethymno, you must now change again.
At the bus station you can buy a ticket to Plakias at the ticket counter.
About 15 minutes before the departure of the bus the corresponding bus with its number and destination is announced by loudspeaker. Unfortunately, this is not always easy to understand and, depending on the time of day, there is some unrest among the waiting tourists who are standing between the fidgety school children at the bus station at noon.
Okay, the bus is found and really the right one. Here you have to load your luggage yourself. Then you have to check and validate your ticket at the rear entrance of the bus.
As soon as you sit comfortably in the bus, it’s time to relax and enjoy the ride!
The price for the trip Rethymno-Plakias is 5,- Euro. The ride takes about 60 minutes.
If you missed the last bus to Plakias, you can take a taxi to Plakias. The taxi takes about 40 minutes, the price is about 40,- Euro.
Or you invest this money in a nice hotel room and stay for one night in Rethymno …