Chania (Crete, Greece)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Mediterranean - Black Sea

Locode
GRCHQ

Coordinates
35.52110 N, 24.01667 E

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Chania is a port city on Crete Island (Greece) and capital of the regional administrative unit. With population around 110,000, Chania is Crete's 2nd largest city - after the island's capital Heraklion.Chania (Crete, Greece) cruise port

The city is located along the island's north coast, approx 70 km (43 ml) west of Rethymno, and 145 km (90 ml) west of Heraklion. In the municipality are also included several other small towns and villages, among which are Kounoupidiana (population around 9,000), Mournies (8,000), Souda (7,000), Nerokouros (6,000), Daratsos (5,000), Perivolia (4,000), Galatas (3,000), Aroni (3,000).

Chania is easily divided into 2 parts: the modern city (the larger one) and the picturesque old town (next to the old harbour) - the whole urban area has been developed around it. The old town used to be surrounded by Venetian fortifications built in the 16th century.Chania port (Old Harbor)

Despite being heavily bombed during WW2 (1939-1945), the Old Town is reckoned Crete's most beautiful urban district, especially the old Venetian harbor. Old Town's borders are defined by the mostly destroyed Venetian wall. The Old Town's central part (Kasteli) was inhabited since Neolithic times. Next to Kasteli's west end is Eleftherios Venizelos Square (the main square). It is the heart of tourist activities in the region. A most distinctive area of the old harbor. Its seafront districts (named Enoseos, Kountouriotou, and Tompazi) all feature historical buildings and thriving nightlife. Halidon Street (the city's main street) connects the modern with the old town.

Chania cruise terminal

Most (especially larger) cruise ships in Chania dock at Souda port, located approx 4 km (2,5 ml) to the southeast from Chania. Buses are used for passengers transportion between Souda and Chania Central Bus Station, which is well under 100 m from the port. Based on the Souda port's cruise ship schedule, buses from the port leav every 5 min. However, the service is at additional charge (ticket price is EUR 1,50).Souda port (Crete Island, Greece)

Souda itself is a port town (former municipality - until 2011). The port is located at the head of Souda Bay and is an important naval and ferry port .

The Chania cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Chania, Crete, Greece.

If you lose the Chania location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port Chania cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Chania, Crete, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. April, 2017
Day Ships in port
Sunday
2 April, 2017
Pacific Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Thomson Celebration(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
15 April, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 23:00)
Sunday
16 April, 2017
Ventura(arriving at 16 Apr - departing at 16 Apr)
Tuesday
18 April, 2017
Celestyal Nefeli(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
20 April, 2017
mv Aegean Odyssey(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Sunday
23 April, 2017
Albatros(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 23:00)
Monday
24 April, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Tuesday
25 April, 2017
Celestyal Nefeli(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
27 April, 2017
Majestic Princess(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
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    Terror Alert on MSC Fantasia?

    MSC Fantasia with 4,000 passengers and crew on board has changed her course to bay of Souda close to Chania in Crete in the early hours of...

    January 17, 2016