The Advanced Ocean Synergy Training Course 2019 is being organised in co-operation with ESA by the

Technical University of Crete,
University Campus, Akrotiri,
73100 Chania, GREECE

The training course will take place at the:
Grand Arsenal - Center of Mediterranean Architecture
Address: Defkalionos Street,
Venetian Port of Chania
Tel.: +30 28210 40201

Travel to/from Chania

There is a lot of useful information at

Getting to Chania by Air.

The biggest international airport in Greece is the "Eleftherios Venizelos" in Athens.

Chania is regularly connected by air to this Athens International Airport (link) with flights offered by Aegean Airlines. Please check their sites for availability of flights. After March and during the summer every year, there are also several airlines (i.e., easyJetEurowingsBritish AirwaysCOBALTNorwegianSAS, etc.) from all over Europe directly to Chania in Crete.

The airport of Chania (I. Daskalogiannis, Code CHQ) is located in Akrotiri, about 12 km east of Chania city. At the airport there are car rentals and taxis to all destinations of the island.

Taxi service

Taxi service is available outside the Chania airport terminal. The cost of a taxi fare from the airport to Chania is about 20-25 Euro (one-way). You can also call for a taxi: Radio Taxi ERMIS (tel: +30-28210-98700) or Radio Taxi KYDON (tel: +30-28210-94300).

Bus Service

There are public buses from the airport to the city, (Daily, every 30 minutes 09:00-23:45, Ticket Price is 2.50 Euro and travel time is about 30 minutes).

Rental Car

There are rent car facilities and cash withdrawal and exchange services through ATM at the Chania airport. 

The airport of Herklion (N. Kazantzakis, Code HER) is located in Heraklion city, about 160km east of Chania. It will take you about 2.5 hours to drive from Heraklion airport to Chania downtown. You can also reach Chania using public buses from the Heraklion airport.

Getting to Chania by Boat.

Chania has daily sea connections with Piraeus Port via ferry boats. You can reach Piraeus Port from the Athens airport using the Attiko metro. Take the "BLUE" line train, change at Monastiraki station, and then follow the "GREEN" line up to the terminal station: Piraeus port. Also, from the Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port you can use a direct line bus. For information regarding tickets, the route etc. click HERE


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