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An easy guide for how to get to Rethymnon Ferry Port, schedules and prices for the Ferry to Rethymnon and recommendations for public transportation and services. Explore the website and find all necessary details for the Ferry to Rethymnon; Connected Routes with departures and frequency, Accommodation options with real-time Availability and helpful tips for transfer opportunities in Rethymnon!



Rethymno port
The Port of Rethymno is a port of both free and commercial use and it has been separated into two parts:

  • In the eastern part, the docking of cruise and ferry ships is carried out
  • The western part where the loading & unloading of all goods is carried out

Note: 1-Day Excursion to Santorini departs from Marina port, in front of “2 dolphins” statue!


From Chania by public bus

  • From Chania to Rethymnon it takes about 1h 15min by bus. The distance is 60km and the bus fare is about 8-10 Euro per person.
  • Bus Terminal / Station: 75 Kidonias and Kelaidi str., near to the old Market of Chania
  • Tel: +30 2821093306, +30 2821093305, +30 2821093052, Details

Taxi from Chania to Rethymno

  • Alternatively, you can take a taxi from Chania to Rethymnon port. This is about 50min. by taxi and the price is 90-100 Euro.
  • Taxi Chania
  • Taxi Chania-Crete

From Platanias or Stalos area

From Georgioupolis area by public bus

  • All buses stop on the main road just 100-150 meters from the central square. Buses run to Rethymnon every 20 minutes hourly. Georgioupolis is only 20 km from Rethymnon and you need approx. 30-35min. drive.
  • Tel: +30 2821093306, +30 2821093305, +30 2821093052, Details

By Taxi from Georgioupolis to Rethymnon

From Plakias area by bus to Rethymnon

  • From Plakias to Rethymnon there are 5 departures in the summertime and 2 dep. out of season. The drive to Rethymnon takes approx. 1 hour. and the price is 5 Euro per person.
  • The Plakias bus stop is on the seafront taxi rank.
  • Details (buses to the south-west)

From Plakias by Taxi to Rethymnon

  • Alternative way (perhaps the easiest) is to take a taxi from Plakias to the departure port in Rethymnon. The price is approx. 40-45 Euro and the drive takes about 40min.
  • The taxi rank is next to the bus station. To avoid disappointments you may book a taxi in advance.
  • Plakias Taxi Transfer
  • Plakias Taxi Express

From Agia Galini area by public bus to Rethymnon

  • KTEL Bus Organization (Green buses) connects 4-5 times daily Agia Galini with Rethymnon. The duration is about 70-90min. and the price per person is about 7 Euro. The bus station is next to the church and a few hundred metres from the fish harbour.
  • Details (buses to the south-west)

By Taxi from Agia Galini to Rethymnon port

  • If you would like a comfortable and quick transfer to and from Rethymnon, take a taxi. You pay just 80 Euro and you’ll be there in 60-70min.!
  • Taxi Agia Galini
  • Taxi Mr. Nektarios and Antonis Dimitrakakis: +30 2832091486, +30 6936906217, +30 6936906218, +30 6978889253

Note: All above information for Rethymnon was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.


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Note: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections to Rethymno. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules from and to Rethymnon by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!


Arrange your ferry journey in advance

It is very important that you have organized your ferry to or from Rethymnon in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want something to go wrong, and you can achieve perfect holidays with a great organization. In addition to hotel accommodation and air-tickets, when you book the boat tickets to or from Rethymnon you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

There are many reasons why you should arrange to book in advance your ferry to Rethymno. Here are some of the most important:

Pay for Hotel in Rethymno without using it!
During the high season in Greece, and especially in July and August, it is likely that you won't find ferry tickets to popular islands, such as Rethymnon, if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel on Rethymnon without having booked the ferry pass to/from Rethymnon. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to or from Rethymnon!

Save time!
Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry bookings to/from Rethymnon, this allows you not only to secure your tickets but also to save time in Greece; besides receiving a service and attention of first.

Have a bigger choice of ferry tickets!
Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets to Rethymno, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to/from Rethymnon is interrupted by not finding available ferry departures, but it is possible.

Find more ferry routes!
If you want to organize your trip to or from Rethymnon, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Rethymnon and the islands as well as between the air and the ferry tickets. Online, you can have an overview of all the routes going to Rethymnon.

Get the best deal by Rethymno ferry prices!
Ferry tickets to Rethymno can be expensive, so it’s natural to want to get the best deal on them. It has become a regular practice for ferries to announce special rates and deep discounts for booking tickets to or from Rethymnon up to 3-6 months in advance.

Feeling Great having ferry confirmation in your pocket!
You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry confirmation to or from Rethymnon in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your tickets to or from Rethymnon, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or on your smartphone!


Book your ideal accommodation options on the ferry to Rethymno and arrive fresh and rested to your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. There is a range of accommodation options to choose for a day or night ride from and to Rethymnon.


Rethimno is located in the north end of the prefecture, built by the sea and is a city with many faces. Rethimno or Rithimna as it was once called has been inhabited since the Later Minoan III period. Nowadays, it keeps the elements inherited by its history (from antiquity up to now), preserving at the same time the characteristics of a modern city. You can reach Rethimno by boat from Piraeus or by plane from Athens to Chania and then drive 60 km…



Santorini is considered to be one of the most stunning islands in the world!
The views from the part of the crater out over the caldera are absolutely stunning. From this amazing place, you can see the cruise ships that moor near the old harbor and getting a wonderful view of Nea Kameni, the island in the middle of the caldera which was created by repeated eruptions over the past 300 years.

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