Travel, Accommodation & Catering

Travel to Chania

Students and Academics are strongly advised to use the Chania International Airport (CHQ) for their inbound and outbound flights. The “Daskalogiannis” International Airport of Chania is located 14 km from the city center. The airport is connecting to the city center with taxi and public bus service (for bus schedule please check here).

Alternatively you can use the “N.Kazantzakis” Heraklion International Airport (HER) which is located 140 km from Chania. If you use this airport you have to take a taxi to the Long-Distance Bus Station and get a coach to Chania. The ticket costs about 30 € round-trip. You will find more information in here.

Another alternative way to reach Chania is to travel by Ferry from Piraeus (Athens). There is a regular connection with Chania (Souda) port. Information about prices, timetables etc you can find in here.

EasyJet, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines , Olympic Air, Air Berlin, are flying to/from Chania Airport from many European Destinations. During the IP period you may also find cheap charter flights to Chania or Heraklion. The local organizing Committee will arrange your accommodation in Chania and will help you to enjoy your stay in Crete. Don’t hesitate to contact our secretary for any question relating your travel and accommodation to Chania. Her e-mail is ptsitou@chania.teicrete.gr

If you like to have an idea about accommodation in Chania the following sites maybe helpful for you.

Flight booking and travel arrangements is a responsibility of the participants.

You can travel to Chania by choosing one of the flights, which are scheduled daily to Chania, Souda Airport (CHQ) (or alternatively Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Airport (HER)). The duration of the flight from Athens is approximately 40 minutes. The distance from Chania Airport to Chania is about 15 km. (From Heraklion Airport to Chania is 150 km). For your transportation from Chania Airport to Chania you can either use a public coach (cost 2.30€) or a taxi (cost around 15€) From Heraklion you have to take a taxi to Bus Station for Chania and then take a public coach to Chania (cost around 30 € round trip, and travel time 2 h 15 min) Regarding flights booking, please take into consideration that air travel costs higher than an economy class are not allowed. The prices of the tickets must be reasonable and realistic. Participants are required to always use the cheapest means of travel. Special fares must be used as far as possible. Air travel costs higher than an economy class are not allowed. You are required to always use the cheapest means of travel. Apex tickets or special fares must be used as far as possible. Air travel costs higher than an economy class are not allowed 1.

Accommodation and Subsistence cost

Administration of TRANSELECT-IP has the full responsibility for hotel reservations for all the students participating in the programme and covers full cost of accommodation expenses from the 7th of July (check in) until the 19th of July (check out on the 20th of July, in total 13 days with an overnight stay).

You can see more details about costs and refunding to the follow files:

For Students, For Lecturers

Maps

Route From Hotel "Monte Vardia" to T.E.I by foot


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