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Trip Zurich Chania

Plan your trip by ferry, plane from Zurich to Chania

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2 suggested routes to go from Zurich to Chania by flight, ferry

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How to get from Zurich to Chania?

We are suggesting 2 routes by ferry, plane to plan your trip Zurich Chania. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Chania

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Chania (Crete, Greece) with a distance of 1142 mi you will be able to take 2 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane and/or ferry, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Zurich > Chania will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Chania (Souda airport, IATA code: CHQ) operated by Helvetic Airways.
There is no direct crossing between Zurich and Chania, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Athens-Chania.
You will embark at the port of Athens Piraeus E1 at 5.7 mi from Athens aboard a ship of Blue Star Ferries or ANEK Lines. The ferry will dock in the port of Souda at 3.7 mi from Chania. We advise you to show up at the port of Athens for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Chania?

Airlines
Helvetic Airways carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Chania (arrival at Souda CHQ airport)
Swiss International Airlines flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Aegean Airlines schedules the following flights: from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport) and from Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport (located 13 mi from Athens, Greece) to Chania (serving Souda CHQ airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of Athens to Chania (arrival at Souda CHQ airport)
Olympic Air carries out a flight from Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport (located 13 mi from Athens, Greece) to Chania (serving Souda CHQ airport)
Ferry companies
The ships of Blue Star Ferries ensure the maritime connection between the port of Athens Piraeus E1 and the one of Chania (Souda at 3.7 mi from the city)
The ferries of ANEK Lines make the crossing between Athens and Chania where they serve the ports of Athens Piraeus E3 and Souda respectively 4.8 mi and 3.7 mi distant from their city centre.

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Chania

When travelling from Chania to Zurich by plane, ferry, you might have to change at Venice (Italy) Athens (Greece). If you have some time on your way to Chania or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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