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From airport to resort

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From airport to resort

We haven't been to Crete before. Could anyone advise how long it takes to get from the airport to Elounda. Is the journey hairy or straight forward. Not very good if I have to travel through mountains!!

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1. Re: From airport to resort

Hi Lucky you your first trip...please see the replies to drive to elounda form airport.. that may help...It takes c one and a qtr/half hours if you know the way.. assume you are driving- taxi may take c1 hours that is hair raising...

coach 2-4 hours..yes 2 -4 hours.. if you ever have the opportunity of not using a coach transfer -do it.. Elounda is the last drop off for most tour companies.. so you are on the bus for ages....

Hope you have a fab holiday and love elounda

there is a site for elounda lovers called


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2. Re: From airport to resort

It depends on the way you are getting there really. Taxi takes about 1 hour. Coach can take as long as 3 hours depending on how many drops on the way (Elounda is at the end of route). Route is not


I have booked a taxi from a driver based in Elounda for 60 Euros. I used coach on my previous 2 trips & with an arrival time of 00.55 hrs at the airport I don't want to face that long wait for the coach to leave & then the awful journey time.

When you get to Elounda you will love it.

Take a look at some of the forum threads on

www.makeitgreece.net They have an Elounda section with lots of info.

Have a great holiday.


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Hi there

Will you be driving yourself or taking a transfer coach?

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4. Re: From airport to resort

Probably by coach.

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5. Re: From airport to resort

Coach is not a hairy journey at all. Just very, very long. I've waited on the coach for over an hour and then had a 2.5hr transfer. Nightmare.

But worth it when you get there.


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