Chania Airport is located in the west of the Greek island and is therefore seen as the gateway to the western part of Crete. Chania is also written as Xaviá, this is the Greek name of the beautiful city. The airport is especially popular with travellers from the United Kingdom and Scandinavia.
Where is Chania Airport situated?
The airport is situated northeast of the city and accessible by road 94 (EO Aerodromiou Soudas).
How many terminals does Chania Airport have?
There is one terminal at Chania Airport, Arrivals is on the right and Departures on the left.
The distance from Chania Airport to the centre of Chania is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Chania.
From CHQ Airport to Chania City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Chania Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Chania Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Chania Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Chania Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Chania is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Chania Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CHQ Airport to Chania City centre by Taxi
At Chania Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Chania Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Chania Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Aegean Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Chania
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Chania Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
The Miracle of Wine and Olive Oil: Day Tour from Chania
Spend an enjoyable day touring family wineries and an olive oil factory on this trip from Chania. Sit a while among the fragrant olive trees and then dive deep into nature’s miracle as you taste award-winning local wines of the Kissamos region.
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