Directions to Artemis Apartments Chania
Map & Directions
Here are the directions on how to reach Artemis Apartments in a number of ways:
From the airport there is a bus (local bus schedule, they change every week) every 3 hours to Chania. You have to take a taxi, it's around 35 Euros to go to the hotel. It's 30 Euros to Chania. Always ask the average price before you board a taxi! There is no need to make an advanced booking, as there are plenty of taxis waiting in the taxi rank opposite the airport terminal.
By bus, from Souda port or Chania or from Chania Central bus station (local bus schedule, they change every week)
When you get out of the boat at Souda, opposite the boat or on the left side (10m away), there is the local blue bus (local bus schedule, they change every week) that takes you to Chania. In the nearby kiosk they sell tickets for bus. The bus terminates in Chania city centre, near Agora (the market in shape of cross). Then walk to the bus station (KTEL). There you can ask at kiosk which bus is going to Kato Stalos where Artemis Apartments is located. You can buy ticket from kiosk or from the bus. Ask the bus driver to drop you by Kato Stalos at Maria's Restaurant. Then, keep walking at the same direction with the bus for 50 meters. You will see the Artemis Apartments sign which indicates you to turn left in a narronw street where our apartments are.
From Souda by car: When you get out of the boat, follow the flow of cars. The roads are directed in this way so that the traffic goes to Chania. As you go towards Chania, you will stop at the first traffic light. Here the road is narrow and there is a lot of traffic. Be patient! 70m after traffic light, the road widens and there is a sign Rethymno/Kissamos/Kasteli. Turn left there. 100m later there is a right turn Kissamos/Kasteli. When you turn to the right and you will be on the national road.From there Artemis Apartments is 12.3 km. That way it's quicker and less confusing to go to our hotel, than drive through Chania. You will keep driving until you meet the third exit at the right side of the road where you leave the national road. Then, you turn right and driving downhill until you meet the old national road which is next to the sea (easy to find because of the sea).From there the hotel is 1.7 km You turn left and keep driving until you meet a sign Kato Stalos. The sign is closed to Maria's Restaurant. You keep driving for more 50-60 meters and you meet the Artemis Apartments sign which indicates to turn left in a narrow road which is next to Oasis Restaurant. In this narrow road you will see Artemis Apartments.
There are regular connections to Crete and Chania, both from air and sea. Boats leave from the port of Piraeus (in Athens) to Chania (and vice versa) on a daily basis. The trip lasts 9-6 hours, depending on which boat you take, and departures are usually at 22:00pm.
Anek Lines (www.anek.gr) has boats with large car and passenger capacity. The trip lasts 9 hours (21:00pm-5:30am).
Blue Star Ferries is faster and more modern. The trip lasts 6 hours.
By plane, Aegean Airlines, Athens Airways and Olympic Airways have three flights daily from Athens' airport Eleftherios Venizelos, and some from Thessaloniki, in northern Greece. The flight doesn't last more than half an hour. Moreover, there are regular flights from northern Europe particularly during the summer months.
Similar connections exist from the other towns of Crete, Heraklio and Agios Nicholaos. From Heraklio there are boats departing to Cyclades islands (Santorini) and Dodecanese islands (Rhodes).
If you travel during the high season (end of July-August), weekends or festive days, its advisable to book your tickets and rooms in advance.