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