Chania airport (CHQ) 

 

Chania International Airport, also known as Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport and opened in 1959, is an airstation belonging to the island of Crete that serves its municipal capital. In addition to domestic destinations, it operates with seasonal international flights within Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website: ypa.gr
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 2.7 million passengers went though it during 2015.
Tel: +30 282 108 3800 / 3841. General and tourist information counter in the Arrivals area, open 24 hours a day.

 
 
 

The airport is located 15 km (9 miles) to the east of the capital and 20 km (12 miles) northwest from Souda.

 
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Bus - KTEL (Tel +30 282 109 3306 / 3052) operates a service between the enclosure and the city centre several times a day from 6:00 am to 10:40 pm. Journey time is around 30 minutes and the fare is €2.50. There are also buses to Souda and Rethimnon (€8.00). Tickets can be acquired from the driver and the stop at the airport is situated in front of the terminal building. Timetables

Taxi - Cabs from Radiotaxi Ermis (Tel +30 282 109 8700), Radiotaxi Kidon (Tel +30 282 109 4300), Taxi Chania (Tel +30 697 741 4303), Radiotaxi Vrysilas (Tel +30 283 102 5000) and Radiotaxi Arkadi (Tel +30 283 103 5000) available outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to Chania city centre takes 30 minutes.

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Avis (Tel +30 282 106 3080), Budget (Tel +30 282 106 6400), Europcar (Tel +30 282 108 3877), Hertz (Tel +30 282 106 3885), Sixt (Tel +30 282 102 0905) and Trust (Tel +30 282 106 3035) have offices in the Arrivals area.

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The airport has ATMs and public telephones. The State VIP Lounge offers workstations and basic business services.

Food and Drinks- Some bars are available inside the terminal.
Shopping- There is a store with duty-free items in the Departures area, minimarket, souvenir stands, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- In case of missing luggage, head to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Travel agency, first aid clinic, baby care room.

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There are outdoor spaces for short and long stays directly in front of the main building. More information: Tel +30 282 106 6009.

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Facilities are basic. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at the moment of their booking.

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There are no hotels inside the enclosure. Some of the nearby accommodations include: Areti Suites (Tel +30 282 106 3776), Creta Vitalis (Tel +30 282 106 4363), Aloni Suites (Tel +30 282 103 9722), Sissy Village All Suite Hotel (Tel +30 282 106 9241), Royal Sun Hotel (Tel +30 282 102 0160), Pazinos Village Studios (Tel +30 282 106 6188), Erietta Suites (Tel +30 282 109 2336), Marathi Panorama Rooms (Tel +30 697 189 7564), Evie's Houses (Tel +30 697 444 3705), Sunrise Apartments (Tel +30 282 106 4214).

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Latest updates: January, 04, 2017