Chania, capital of prefecture, is located in Crete Island - the largest island in Greece.
Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, it is the most south part of the country.
The biggest international airport in Greece is the “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport in Athens http://www.aia.gr
Getting to Chania by Air
Chania is connected by air to Athens with flights offered from two local airline companies: http://www.aegeanair.com , http://www.olympicairlines.com Check their sites for availability of flights. There are also several charter flights from all over Europe directly to Chania during the summer. The airport of Chania is located at Sternes, in Akrotiri, 14 km east of the town. At the airport there are car rentals and taxis to all destinations of the island.
Getting to Chania by Boat
Chania has daily sea connections with Piraeus via ferry boats. Check the web sites of the local sea lines: http://www.anek.gr , http://www.minoan.gr for availability of routes. The bay of Souda, that serves as the port of Chania, is located 6 km away from the city center.
From the Athens airport, you can reach the Piraeus port via the Attiko metro http://www.amel.gr. Take the "BLUE" line, change the train at Monastiraki station, and then follow the "GREEN" line up to the terminal station - Piraeus port.