Summer Lodge is located 16 kms west of Hania town by the old costal road and there is frequent bus service to the airports CHQ & HER as well as to the ports of Hania & Heraklion. HANIA town (also spelt as Chania) is the connection point whether you arrive by plane or boat. The bus station is in the centre, where the taxi driver or the local bus will take you from the airport or harbour. For further information and useful tips, please visit www.chania.eu
If you arrive to Crete at Hania airport (code CHQ) you can either get the public bus or a taxi to Hania town (drive costs about 20 €) then the bus to Pirgos Psilonerou (last bus at 23:00). Ask which bus goes to Maleme and buy a ticket before getting on. We are located between bus stop No. 30 & 31 (2 minutes walk, single ticket costs about 2 €). A taxi fare from airport to Summer Lodge costs about 48 €. If you arrive by ferry to Hania (Souda Port) you can get the local bus (blue colour) to Hania town and then the bus to Pirgos Psilonerou. A taxi fare from Souda Bay to Summer Lodge costs about 42 €. From Heraklion port or airport (code HER) you can get the local bus or a taxi to the town centre (10 minutes drive) then the bus to Hania (single ticket costs about 14 EURO, last bus leaves at 21:00). A taxi fare from Heraklion to Summer Lodge costs about 180 €. If you drive your own car, take the new national road to Kissamos, then the second exit passed Hania. Look for the signs Platanias – Maleme.
CHQ airport. During the summer season April to October there are more than 30 direct flights daily, connecting Crete with the rest of Europe. Please check on the Internet or with your local travel agent for prices and schedules. Additionally if you travel via Athens there are daily 10 flights (duration 45 minutes) from ATH airport by olympicair.com skyexpress.gr aegeanair.com
SOUDA port. There is daily an evening and an overnight ferry from Pireas-Athens (duration 6-9 hours) while on weekends and peak season there is in addition a daytime one. Ideal option if you wish to visit more Greek islands. Alternatively you can get a ferry to Rethymno which is only 50 minutes drive away. Check www.greekferries.gr or www.ferries.gr for prices and schedules.