Crete Airport Taxi

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Reliable Airport Taxi Service from Crete Airports

The minute you arrive at Heraklion (HER) or Chania (CHQ) International Airport, your pre-booked taxi driver will be there to greet you. He will be expecting you right outside of your arrival terminal while holding a sign with your name on display. If your flight schedule changes or gets delayed, our taxi drivers will be updated with the rescheduled arrival in order to guarantee your comfortable drive from the airport to the city of Heraklion. After meeting with our driver, he will assist you with your luggage and guide you to your vehicle. Along the trip to your hotel, the driver will give you tips and recommend places you might want to experience, along with general instructions about the island of Crete for a pleasant visit. Welcome pickups offers only the finest of taxi drivers. All of our employees are qualified English speakers. Take this chance to relax and enjoy a pleasant ride to your hotel.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
15 €
15 €
20 MIN
65 €
65 €
60 MIN
80 €
80 €
1H 10 MIN
155 €
155 €
2H 20 MIN
25 €
25 €
20 MIN
155 €
155 €
2H 20 MIN

Our Taxi Fleet at Crete Airports

Welcome Pickups at Crete International airports, Heraklion (HER) and Chania (CHQ), offers a variety of taxi services, along with a modern fleet of sedans and minivans, in order to be able to accommodate any group of people. The common choice for a group of less than five is a full size family car, while for parties of up to eight people minivans are the ideal option.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from Heraklion International Airport (HER)

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is the largest and busiest airport in the island of Crete. Every year, but mostly during the summer season the island hosts millions of people from across Europe, as it is considered one of the top summer destinations from travel agents. The shortest route from Heraklion airport to the city centre of Heraklion is 3km and the total taxi ride under normal traffic conditions takes approximately 10 minutes. To exit the airport compound the taxi must first take the north west exit of the airport round-abound. Heading straight the route becomes Leoforos Ikarou which eventually after a short distance reaches the city of Heraklion.

Directions from Chania International Airport (CHQ)

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is the second largest and busiest airport in the island of Crete and a major destination for seasonal airlines. The airport is the western gateway of Crete for millions of tourists that flood the island during the summer season. The shortest route from Chania airport to the city centre of Heraklion is 146km and the total taxi ride under normal traffic conditions should approximately take 2 hours. To exit the airport peninsula, the taxi heads south on Soudas airport highway, after the first round-abound the driver will take the second exit to Akrotiriou highway that eventually merges onto VOAK 90, the major highway of Crete. After a long ride, the driver will enter Heraclion city through Thanasi Skordalou exit.

The Best Crete Airport Taxi

Getting to your accommodation as soon as possible is the first thing you want after a long and tiring flight. Welcome Pickups is deeply aware of the importance of your travel and provides the most suitable and well-tailored taxi options for everyone from Heraklion (HER) and Chania (CHQ) international airports. Your well-being, contentment and the best prices are assured with Welcome Pickups. Your booked driver will be expecting you in front of the arrivals terminal holding a banner with your name on, after your warm welcome the taxi driver will help you with your luggage and guide you to your reserved vehicle.

Taxi from Crete Airports to Hotel

Hiring a Crete airport taxi is the most convenient and safe option when it comes to travelling from Heraklion (HER) or Chania (CHQ) international airport to your hotel in the city. Crete airport taxis are available 24/7 and they are known for their punctual and excellent services. In contrast, struggling with your luggage through the public means of transport can be inconvenient, dangerous and time consuming.

Cost of Taxi from Crete Airports

Depending on the which airport you arrive in Crete, Heraklion (HER) or Chania (CHQ) International Airport, the travel cost with a Crete airport taxi to the city of Heraklion will be around 16€ or 155€ respectively. Although taxis should always be available at your airport, it is advised to pre-book your taxi in advance.

Why Book with Welcome

What makes Welcome Pickups superior to other companies are the broad full-travel package options that we provide. Welcome Pickups offers a wide range of benefits as soon as you land in Crete, either at Heraklion (HER) or Chania (CHQ) International Airport. We handle your transport, luggage, and suggest exciting and well-known destinations for your stay.

  1. 24/7 customer support
  2. English-speaking drivers
  3. Hand-picked & trained drivers
  4. Same price as a regular taxi
  5. Hassle-free Arrival at Crete airports
  6. Flight delay? We Wait
  7. Driver will be waiting for you at your exit gate

Frequently asked questions

Is a Welcome Crete Airport Taxi Transfer operated by an authorized Driver?

Yes. At Welcome Pickups we make sure that all of our drivers are licensed and eligible to drive a Crete airport taxi sedan or XL vehicle. In fact, our Crete drivers have been thoroughly trained, passed a car inspection and have a good knowledge of the English language.

What happens after I book my taxi?

Right after booking your taxi, you will receive a first e-mail concerning all the details of your transfer and a second e-mail, 4 days before your Crete airport taxi transfer, with all the information regarding your driver, such as name, phone number and a photo in order for you to recognize him.

What else can I book with Welcome?

Booking your Crete airport taxi transfer is just the start. Welcome allows you to purchase your "Skip-the-line" tickets in advance for the most well known attractions of Crete, such as the Knossos Palace, Elafonisi and Samaria Gorge national park. Your tickets will be handed to you by your driver in order to save time by skipping the big line ups at the ticket counters. Moreover, Welcome offers private and shared experiences in Crete at very good prices. The company hand-picks exclusive 5-star providers so that you can pre-book your finest destinations based on actual customer reviews.


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