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Car Hire at Crete Chania Airport

This information is correct as of September 2015

Whether you want to lose yourself in a relaxing hammam, explore a Minoan Palace or haggle for bargains in outdoor markets, you can find the best car hire at Crete Chania Airport with Skyscanner.

Where to hire a car at Crete Chania Airport

There are three car hire companies with desks at Crete Chania Airport; Europecar, Hertz and Kappa. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.

Petrol stations near Crete Chania Airport

Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.

Luckily there is a petrol station located just on the outskirts of Chania Airport, just a couple of minutes by car from the airport terminal.

Driving around Crete Chania Airport

It is easy to get around Crete from Chania Airport. Highway E75 (A90) goes along the North coast of Crete from Heraklion to Kissamos; by the southern outskirts of the town. The old road, is still called 90, is parallel to the new highway and is the main road through all the small resorts west of Chania

Getting to your destination

We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Crete Chania Airport.

Knossos

Knossos is home to the largest of the Minoan palaces – an eye watering archaeological spectacle; a tour of which is an absolute must. Knossos oozes stories of mythical minotaurs and kings. This sun drenched spot with its small taverna, picnic spot and nearby wineries should be on every history buffs list.

Knossos is just over 2 hours by car from Chania Airport. Get on the E75, taking the A90 ramp and taking the Irakleio exit. Follow the signs for Knossos.

Heraklion

Heraklion is Crete’s capital and another site of archaeological significance. Venetian walls and forts, ancient churches and a pretty harbour are just a few of its main sights. Alongside the historic lies the modern Heraklion with its welcoming locals, lively bars and restaurants, great food, designer shops, wonderful outdoor markets, museums and a general party atmosphere.

Heraklion is just over 2 hours by car from Chania Airport. Get on the E75 and take a left on the A90 ramp to Rethymno. Take the exit to Irakleio.

Chania

With an intact Old Town, Chania is another harbour town which boasts beautiful Venetian and Turkish architecture, blissful hammams for relaxing in, seafront restaurants, craft shops, delicious cuisine and a wealth of surrounding mountain villages and rural landscapes to explore.

Chania is just 20 minutes from the airport. Head east and get on to the Aerodromiou Soudas road to Akrotiriou then turn left onto the El. Venizelou. Follow signs for Chania.
On street parking is Parking is permitted along most city streets, but spaces may be difficult to find. In some areas you have to buy and use a Parking Card, which can be bought at a nearby kiosk. Some hotels in Chania also offer free parking.

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