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transfer time

we are travelling to sissi with Thomas cook in September and are not sure of the transfer time to the resort.Many thanks.

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1. Re: transfer time

It should be under an hour but depends, firstly if you have to wait at the airport for other flights coming in and secondly if you're dropping off at Malia on the way.

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That's the how long is a piece of string question.

When we went with Thomas Cook it took a good hr, we sat on the coach for a while waiting for another plane to arrive and were the last but one drop off. It really does depend on drop offs .

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We have just been with Thomas Cook arriving about 2pm in Heraklion. I was a little worried having read that it may take up to 2 hours but was pleasantly surprised that we were the 2nd drop from the airport and it only took 40 mins. Last pick up on return also so straight to airport.

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It really does vary as tonyandmandy have said, it all depends on how many stops there will be. We have heard of peple being as quick as an hour to over 2 hours. Some people who have had a long transfer time coming in sometimes prefer to get a taxi back to the airport which will be around 55 euros

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On our many visits, some with Thomas Cook transfer time to Sissi has ranged from 1 1/2 hours to 4 Hours. As others have stated it all depends on how many flights your coach is waiting for and the number of stops it has to make on the way to Sissi. Sissi is generally the last stop with Reps getting off at Malia and the driver taking you on his own to Sissi. Don't worry about that as the coach drivers are generally more knowledgeable than the Reps.

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Our transfer to Sissi (not with TC) took 2 hours 30 min on the way there but only 1 hour 15 on the way back as there were less pickups - plus the coach driver didn't have to ask 3 car owners to remove cars blocking the narrow roads like he did on the way there!

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7. Re: transfer time

Thank you all for your replies.Its all just part of the holiday,looking forward to it.

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Agree with Daniele - coming from airport to resort never seems to bad - around 45-1 hour - whatever time of day. However, the first year coming back to airport from Sissi took around 2 1/2 hours so now we book with Resort Hoppa or some such firm to the Maria Apartments and then get Giannis cousin to take us to the airport which takes around 30mins!

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4 hours!!! That's outrageous.

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We've given up waiting on the vagaries of resorthoppa and get a taxi now. The last time we used them we waited 40 mins at the airport for other flights. When you're tired and thirsty 55 euro to walk out of the terminal, step into an E or S class and be in Sissi in 30 mins is a bargain!

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