How to Reach Crete - The Easiest Way to Reach Crete

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  • By Air: By air you will be able to reach Crete by a domestic flight through any major airport on the mainland of Greece. However, you will need to book the flights well in advance as flights get booked early.
  • By Cruise liner: You can reach Crete via Cruise liner and most cruises in the Mediterranean will stop at Crete so you can plan accordingly.

GET AROUND

  • Walking: Crete might be a little exhausting to get around by walking. The attractions are far apparent and the island is quite big in area. However, you can always drive to the different cities and walk within them.
  • Cycling: You can cycle in Crete but watch out for dehydration, uneven road surfaces and unusually aggressive driving practices from car drivers.
  • Car: Most visitors opt to hire a car to get around. You will be able to drive around yourself if you have an international license but caution is advised. You can also hire a car and driver to take you around for a stress free ride.
  • Boat: Many visitors choose to hire a boat and sail round the island, this can be arranged easily near most beaches – but be careful hiring a boat doesn't necessarily give you the expertise to use one safely.

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Modes of Transportation in Crete

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Crete. The most preferred mode of transport in Crete is Walking.

Average distance: 6.44 km Average time: 16.67 min

  • Walking 66.67%
    Walking 15 min Driving 2.5 min Overall average time for 2.17 kms 17.5 min
  • Car 33.33%
    Driving 15 min Overall average time for 15 kms 15 min

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How to Reach Crete from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Gouves to Crete 56.17 km 56 mins
Kato gouves to Crete 56.44 km 56 mins
Georgioupoli to Crete 63 km 1 hour 3 mins
Chania to Crete 92.02 km 1 hour 32 mins
Elounda to Crete 101.06 km 1 hour 41 mins
Saronida to Crete 274.82 km 4 hours 34 mins
Athens to Crete 304.66 km 5 hours 4 mins
Tavros to Crete 305.21 km 5 hours 5 mins
Izmir to Crete 409.74 km 6 hours 49 mins
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