The well-organized KTEL bus service of Chania serves thousands of visitors and locals throughout the year to the most beautiful places of interest, inside and outside the prefecture. Buses run usual routes to Rethymno, Lassithi, and Heraklion as well. The city buses are the most popular way to get around Chania proposing interesting routes. The buses operate from the early morning hours until late at night.
The prefecture of Chania provides a huge road network in excellent condition connecting the surrounding villages and the major towns of Crete by public transport which is commonly used in Greece. Within the modern city, there is a great availability of cars, motorbikes, and bicycles for both locals and tourists.
Taxis can be easily found inside the capital and the tourist resorts of Chania. There are many taxi ranks at the most popular spots of the town as well as outside the port and the airport. Radio taxis are also a nice alternative, where you can arrange one to come and pick you up. Taxis are the most expensive means of transport but the service is fast.
In case you arrived with no car in Chania, there is abundance in car rentals along the waterfront and the surrounding areas. A car in Chania is necessary to travel to the most parts of the prefecture, to enjoy both coastal and mountainous villages and the gorgeous scenery at your own pace. It is an ideal way of discovering the hidden beaches and coves and the unique landscape that you are most likely to miss if you are traveling by bus.
Daily trips are organized in the picturesque ports of Chania with the traditional caiques and tour-boats leaving for the neighboring islets and isolated beaches. The port of Chania is an ideal base to start your amazing trips around the beautiful coasts of Chania. It is highly preferred by tourists.