Getting There

Crete is serviced by two international airports, Heraklio (HER) and Chania (CHQ). Daily ferry boat service to Crete is also available from Pereus. If possible, it’s recommended that Chania is your arrival point in Crete. Once in Chania Airport or Souda Bay, you can reach Sfakia in one of three ways.


1. From the airport or port you may take a bus or taxi to the bus depot (KTEL).2. From the bus depot you can board a bus to Sfakia. The bus from Chania to Sfakia departs daily at 8:30AM, 11:00AM, and 2:00PM. Please call bus depot at 0810 245017, 245019, 245020 to confirm times.
For a complete bus schedule click on the choices below.
BUS SCHEDULE::: Supraregional Lines :: Chania :: Rethymno


It’s recommended that you shop for the best deal available on rental car prices. Driving directions to Sfakia can be obtained from the car rental agency.

Hertz 28210 63385 or 40366

Horakfakia Car Rental 28210 39411

Budget Car Rental 28210 66400 or 75505

Kydon Rent a Car 28210 93776 or 64517 or 63880



The taxi ride from Chania airport to Sfakia takes about one and a half hour and the cost is about 85 euro. The taxi ride from Heraklion airport to Sfakia takes about two and a half hours and the cost is about 140 euro.

For taxi reservations contact:
Ntamoulis Tsirindanis


The drive to Sfakia is very scenic with incredible wild flowers everywhere, valleys,gorges, and panoramas.


From Sfakia you can reach Loutro either by the Regular Ferry Boat or by Private Taxi Boat. Either way, it’s about a 20 minute ride.
Private Taxi Boat
Notos Mare Taxi Boat
6947270106 or 6955197601
If you prefer we can make arrangements for you