Rethymnon Tourist Information

Useful Information - Rethymnon, Crete

How to get there
You can travel to Rethymnon either by choosing one of the many flights, which are scheduled daily to Chania and Heraklion, or alternatively take the boat from Piraeus port directly to Rethymnon port. Ferries are scheduled 3 times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. On all other days there are regular ferries and highspeed ferries to Chania and Heraklion.

Distances
The distance from the airports of Chania and Heraklion to Rethymnon is 50 km and 60 km respectively. The flight from Athens is 50 minutes. The journey by boat from Piraeus to Rethymno lasts 9 hours.

Transportations
For transportation within and beyond the border of the prefecture of Rethymnon you may use the public transportation service. Buses (KTEL) run on a daily basis. Alternatively you can use a taxi or rental car or motorbike.

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

  • International Dial Code (Rethymnon Prefecture) : +30-28310
  • EOT (Greek Tourism Organisation) :28310-29148 & 56350
  • Tourist Police : 28310-28156 & 29148
  • Traffic Police : 28310-28891 & 22589
  • Police Department : 28310 - 25247
  • Police: 100
  • Fire Brigade : 199
  • Hospital : 28310-27491
  • Post Office : 28310-22303
  • Taxi : 28310-24316 & 25000
  • Olympic Airlines : 28310-22257
  • ANEK Ferry Lines : 28310-29221
  • Minoan Ferry Lines : 28310-22941
  • Hellenic Seaways : 210-4199000
  • KTEL (Central Bus Station): 28310-22212
  • Greek Alpine Club: 28310-57766
  • Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon: 28310-54668
  • Folklore Museum of Rethymnon : 28310-23398
  • Centre of Contemporary Art of Rethymnon : 28310-52530 & 52689
  • Youth Hostel : 28310-22848
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