Access to the Department

How to get to Crete and to Rethymno:

By plane: There are several flights everyday from Athens and Thessaloniki airports to Heraklion and Chania airports (both approx. 1 hour drive from Rethymno). Domestic airlines, which fly regularly to Crete, are:
Olympic Air
Telephones: 2831022257, 27353 (Rethymno) & 2109666666 (Athens)
Aegean Airlines
Telephones: 2821063366, 63448 (Chania).
The duration of the flight is 35 minutes (from Athens to Chania or Heraklio).
Heraklio Airport
Chania Airport

By boat: Daily there are overnight voyages from Piraeus to Chania and Heraklio Ports by ANEK Lines and by MINOAN Lines.Occasionally and more frequently during the summer period there are also

From airports to Rethymno:

By taxi: A taxi from Chania to Rethymno takes 50 minutes and from Heraklio to Rethymno journey time is a little over 60 minutes.

By bus: There is also a regular bus service from Chania and Heraklio to Rethymno run by KTEL: http://www.bus-service-crete-ktel.com
Telephone: 2831022212 (Rethymno).

From Rethymno to the University Campus:

By taxi: From the town of Rethymno it takes less than 15 minutes to reach the University Campus.
Radio taxi Telephone: 2831023000, or 24000, or 25000

By bus: There are buses from the centre of town to the University Campus every 15-30 minutes.

How to get to Crete and to Rethymno:

By plane: Rethymno has no airport, but there are several flights everyday from Athens to Chania and Heraklio. Domestic airlines, which fly regularly to Crete, are:
Olympic Airways: http://www.olympic-airways.gr
Telephones: 28310-22257, 27353 (Rethymno) & 210-9666666 (Athens)
Aegean Airlines: http://www.aegeanair.com
Telephones: 28210-63366, 63448 (Chania).
The duration of the flight is 35 minutes (from Athens to Chania or Heraklio).
Heraklio Airport: http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/irak.htm
Chania Airport: http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm
Frequent cheap flights: http://www.skyscanner.net/

By boat: Every other day there are overnight boat voyages to Rethymno by ANEK Lines: http://www.anek.gr
Telephones: 28310-29221 (Rethymno) & 210-4197420 (Piraeus port)
There are also daily overnight voyages from Piraeus to Chania and Heraklio by ANEK Lines: http://www.anek.gr
by MINOAN Lines: http://www.minoan.gr
by Hellenic Seaways: www.hellenicseaways.gr (Piraeus - Chania)
Telephones: 2810-229602 (Heraklio) & 210-4145700 (Piraeus port)

From airports to Rethymno:

By taxi: A taxi from Chania to Rethymno takes 50 minutes and from Heraklio to Rethymno journey time is a little over 60 minutes and costs approximately 45-50 euros.

By bus: There is also a regular bus service from Chania and Heraklio to Rethymno run by KTEL: http://www.bus-service-crete-ktel.com
Telephone: 28310-22212 (Rethymno).

From Rethymno to the University Campus:

By taxi: From the town of Rethymno it takes less than 15 minutes to reach the University Campus.
Radio taxi Telephone: 28310-23000, or 24000, or 25000

By bus: There are buses from the centre of town to the University Campus every 15-30 minutes.