Accessibility

      Ways to reach Chania, Greece and the Conference Venue

       

      ACCESS BY AIR

       

      Via Chania International Airport (CHQ)

       

      Chania International Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” is the second busiest airport in Crete. The airport today hosts domestic flights to and from Athens and Thessaloniki with Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. During high season (April to early November) there are charter flights from across Europe from Britain, Germany, Scandinavia and other European countries.

       

      International Flights to Chania Airport

      ACCESS BY INTERCITY BUS

       

      There are regular daily buses from Chania airport and the port of Chania to the Avra Imperial Hotel:

       

      From Chania airport to Avra Imperial Hotel

      Participants can take the intercity bus from Chania airport with destination the Chania bus central station and then switch to the bus that goes to Kolymbari where the Avra Imperial Hotel is located.

      Bus from Chania airport: the bus stop is located right outside the airport. Tickets are bought inside the bus. The bus will pick-up passengers from the airport and will have a final stop inside the Chania bus central station. Then passengers can take the bus with destination Kolymbari.

      Bus from the Chania bus central station with destination Kolymbari: the bus stop is located within the Chania bus central station and the bus sign says “KOLYMBARI” only. Tickets are bought inside the bus. There is a stop right outside the Avra Imperial Hotel.

      Ticket cost for the entire route per person per way – 6,10 €

      Departure frequency

      The bus from Chania airport to the central station departs every 30 minutes.

      The bus from the central station to Kolymbari departs every 30 minutes.

       

      From the port of Chani to Avra Imperial Hotel

      Participants arriving at the port of Chania can take the local bus which goes to the Chania bus central station and then switch to the bus that goes to Kolymbari where the Avra Imperial Hotel is located.

      Bus from the port of Chania: the bus stop is located right outside the port of Chania and tickets are bought at the kiosk located near the bus station. The bus will leave passengers right outside the Chania bus central station.

      Bus from the Chania bus central station with destination Kolymbari: As soon as passengers arrive outside the Chania bus central station, they will need to go inside the station to take the bus with destination Kolymbari. The bus sign says “KOLYMBARI” only. Tickets are bought inside the bus. There is a stop right outside the Avra Imperial Hotel.

      Ticket cost for the entire route per person per way – 5,30 €

      Departure frequency

      The bus from the port of Chania to the central station departs every 10 minutes.

      The bus from the central station to Kolymbari departs every 30 minutes.

       

      CAR RENTALS

       

      Participants can also rent a car from the Chania airport or port.

      Should you wish to rent a car, please contact the Congress Secretariat, Synthesis Group, at enxe@synthesispco.com, for prices and further information.

       

      ACCESS BY TAXI

       

      Participants can also rent a taxi from the Chania airport or port to the Avra Imperial Hotel.

       

      Chania – Avra Imperial Hotel

       

      The taxi stand of Chania International Airport is located outside the passenger’s terminal.

      Drive duration: 50 minutes

      Driving distance: 44 km

      Cost per way: 56 €

       

      The taxi stand at the port of Chania is located inside the port.

      Drive duration: 33 minutes

      Driving distance: 29 km

      Cost per way: 40 €

       

      BUS TRANSFER

       

      Chania Airport – Avra Imperial Hotel

       

      Provided that a minimum number of attendees applies on time, a bus transfer will be arranged from Chania Airport and/or Heraklio Airport to the Avra Imperial Hotel (conference venue), on the 24th of May (1st day of the congress) and from the Avra Imperial Hotel to the Chania Airport and/or the Herakleio airport on the 26th of May (last day of the congress). Should you wish to book the transfer by bus, kindly contact the Congress Secretariat, Synthesis Group, at enxe@synthesispco.com, for prices and further information.

      Requests should be sent to the secretariat until 23rd April 2018 at the latest.

       

      Notes

      • Departure time(s) will be fixed and participants will be notified in due time. The bus will not wait in case of delayed flights
      • No cancellation of booking or return of funds is possible
      • To be included, you should provide, on time, full details about your flights and times, as well as the number of seats requested.

       

      Bus Transfer: Chania Airport – Avra Imperial – Chania Airport

      Cost per person per way : 15 €

       

      Bus Transfer: Port of Chania – Avra Imperial – Port of Chania

      Cost per person per way : 15 €

       

       

      PRIVATE TAXI TRANSFER

       

      Participants can also rent through the Congress Secretariat, Synthesis Group, a private taxi or a mini-van for the transfer directly to the Avra Imperial Hotel (congress venue), in Kolymbari and share the costs.

      The driver will pick-up the group from either Chania airport or port, holding a sign.

      Should you wish to book a private transfer, kindly contact the Congress Secretariat at enxe@synthesispco.com

       

      Cost per private taxi transfer per way: 65 €

      * (maximum 3 persons, 1 piece of luggage per person)

       

      Cost per private mini-van per way: 135 €

      * (maximum 6 persons, 1 piece of luggage per person)

       

      For booking and further information, please contact Synthesis Group at enxe@synthesispco.com