Crete taxi fares

Calculate prices and the final cost of your transfer

Many of us are intended to travel to a new place for the first time. Others, visiting places often. In both cases, we want to know what to see there. How to move around and how much money we will spend. Comparing things we decide what to choose and we are happy and satisfied. Are you wondering about Crete’s taxi fare?

In this post, I will explain with examples, the cost of taxi fare in Crete for long-distance transfers and hiring a taxi by the hour.
Short distances fares, it’s difficult to calculate because of the traffic jam delays.

Crete taxi fare analysis

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  • Starting charge: 1,30 €
  • Tariff 2 charge applies to long-distance fares(out of the city center borders)
  • Daytime charge (tariff 1) : 0,74 €/km. The daytime charge applies from 05:00 to 24:00. The taxi meter should be at tariff 1.
  • Night-time charge (tariff 2): 1,30 €/km. The nighttime charge applies from 24:00 to 05:00. The taxi meter should be at tariff 2.
  • Extra charge for every luggage heavier than 10 kg:  0,43 €
  • Minimum charge for the rest of the country: 3,72
  • Pick up/drop off charge for airports: 2.85 €
  • Pick up charge for ports, bus and train terminals: 1,18 €
  • Per hour waiting for,, charge: 11,90 €/h

CRETE TAXI FARE EXAMPLES:

First example

Taxi from Heraklion airport to Elounda

Elounda, alternatively transliterated as Elounta or Elounda, is a small town on the northern coast of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Agios Nikolaos [Wikipedia]. According to Google maps distance from Heraklion airport is 70km.
Summarise the above: 70km*1.30€(tariff 2)+1.30€(starting charge)+2.85(airport charge)+0.43€(suitcase)=95.58€
 In conclusion, the cost of a taxi fare for 70km to Elounda is 
about 96€.
However, you can book a flat, discount rate transfer following the link below.
Taxi from Heraklion airport to Elounda    96€   74€

Second example

Taxi from Heraklion airport to Malia

Malia or Mallia is a coastal town and a former municipality in the northeast corner of the Heraklion regional unit in Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Hersonissos, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies 34 kilometers east of Heraklion, the Cretan capital city [Wikipedia]. According to Google maps distance from Heraklion airport is 35km.

Likewise above : 35km *1.30€(tariff 2)+1.30€(starting charge)+2.85(airport charge)+0.43€(suitcase)= 50.08€

Similarly, the cost of a taxi fare for 35km to Malia is about 50€.
However, you can book a flat, discount rate transfer following the link below.
Taxi from Heraklion airport to Malia    50€   41€

Third example

Taxi from Chania airport to Malia

Additiοnally, Malia from Chania airport is 181km. Thus if we do the calculation:
181m *1.30€(tariff 2)+1.30€(starting charge)+2.85(airport charge)+0.43€(suitcase)= 239.88€

Then again, you can book flat discount rate transfer following the link above. for 205€.

Obviously, you can now calculate your taxi fares, as a result of this post.
Definitely, by booking with us, you can achieve better taxi fare prices.

[UPDATE 2020] FARE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Further measures to address the continuing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and the return to social and economic normalcy.

TAXI FARE & SURCHARGESEURO
FLAT-RATE / METER START1.19
RATE PER km WITHIN CITY LIMITS (TARIFF 1)0.68
RATE PER km OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS (TARIFF 2)1.19
MINIMUM FARE3.39
TIME CHARGE PER HOUR MAXIMUM WAITING TIME 20min WAITING OVER 20min SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT10.85
FROM AND TO AIRPORT2.60
FROM AND TO SEAPORT / RAILWAY AND BUS STATIONS1.07
NIGHT FARE FROM 00:00 TO 05:00 AS TARIFF 21.19
EACH PIECE OF LUGGAGE OVER 10kg0.40

Ιncorporating fare changes in the above examples:

Heraklion airport to Elounda: 70km*1.19€(tariff 2)+1.19€(starting charge)+2.60(airport charge)+0.40€(suitcase)=88€.

Heraklion airport to Malia: 35km *1.19€(tariff 2)+1.19€(starting charge)+2.60(airport charge)+0.40€(suitcase)= 46€.

Chania airport to Malia: 181m *1.19€(tariff 2)+1.19€(starting charge)+2.60(airport charge)+0.40€(suitcase)= 220€.