Local transport

Car and bus

The airport is situated approximately 15 kilometers east of Chania. It's well indicated on road signs (Aerodromio) near the Souda bay.

There is a bus stop just outside the airport. The bus to Chania only costs 1 Euro, but runs very irregularly.

Car rental Chania Airport

There are several car rental agencies (Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty) at Chania Airport. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of the airport. A trip to Chania costs approximately EUR 15.00 and takes 20 minutes. It's best to agree on a price. It's also possible to book a taxi on line.

Parking at the airport

In front of the airport there are paid and free parking spaces (tel. +30(0)282 106 6190). There is a shuttle bus, which runs to and from the long term parking area, just outside the airport.