Chania, the second largest city on Crete, is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in Greece. The city is perched on the northwest of the island by the Mediterranean coast and boasts numerous historic monuments and beautiful vistas.
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Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Official Name: Chania International Airport, also known as "Daskalogiannis".
Location: The airport is nine miles away from Chania, what makes a twenty-minute drive to the city centre.
Airlines operating at Chania International Airport: Year-round national flights are offered by Aegean Airlines and Ryanair. Flights to the UK are operated on a seasonal basis by British Airways, easyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Small Planet Airlines, and Thomson Airways.
Chania Airport terminal has undergone substantial upgrade works to meet the demand of increasing tourist traffic.
Car rental desks are located in the arrivals hall. Travellers picking up their car hire from Chania Airport are requested to provide ID/passport, valid driving licence, rental voucher and the main driver's credit card for the security deposit block.
Company Opening Hours
|Alamo||Monday to Sunday 8am-9pm|
|Avis||Monday to Sunday 7am-10pm|
|Budget||Monday to Sunday 7am-11pm|
|Enterprise||Monday to Sunday 8am-9pm|
|Goldcar||Monday to Sunday 7am-11pm|
|Green||Monday to Sunday 8am-9pm|
|Hertz||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Surprice||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Thrifty||Monday to Sunday open all day|
The airport is small in size and its facilities are limited. There is a place you can get a quick bite and coffee and a duty-free shop as well as a store selling souvenirs and local crafts. Financial facilities include a couple of ATM machines set in the terminal building.
Transportation from Chania to the airport is handled by bus service and local taxis. Car hire remains one of the best ways to travel around the island. Please take a look at our Greece driving guide to learn about the localtraffic rules.
There are several free car parks in Chania near the Old Port, Customs House Square next to the Grand Arsenal, and the dockyards. Pay attention to paid parking signalled by road signs.
731 00, Greece
IATA Code: CHQ
IACO Code: LGSA
General Information: Chania Airport is the second largest airbase on Crete, nine miles away from Chania, and serves as a getway to the western part of the island.