Travel Info

  • The Chania International Airport, “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” (IATA: CHQ), is an international airport, located near Souda Bay on the peninsula of Akrotiri, 15 km from the city of Chania.
  • The airport during summer period hosts direct international flights form various cities of Europe (operated by Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, SKY Express, Ryan Air, EasyJet, Transavia, e.t.c ).

  • Bus routes connect the Airport with the city center (Bus Line Chania Airport – Chania). You may find updated information on fare and bus routes here. Taxis are available at the Airport. The fare to the City center is approximately ~25 €. Car rental services are available at the Airport.

VISA Requirements

For those wishing to visit Greece and, by extension, the Schengen Area, a visa may be required depending on the country of origin. The list of countries requiring or not a visa can be found at the web site of the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Conference Secretariat will be happy to issue a letter of invitation to participants wishing to apply for a visa.