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Happy Train

Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
+30 2897 033624
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Not a happy train

So today we caught the happy train.... not so happy. I don’t mind being a bit cramped, almost part... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Applebysrule
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Feltwell, United Kingdom
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Great Morning Out

We took the morning train to a small village in the hills called Karasi, the ride offered amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caroline B
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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We are an independent company called the Happy Train that, is on route between Malia-Hersonisoss-Stalis and a half day tour to Krasi or Mochos, day after day, in Crete Greece. All tickets can be purchased from our office in Malia or our ticket booths opposite Ikaros Hotel, Anthoussa Hotel in Stalis area.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“local area” (11 reviews)
“star beach” (9 reviews)
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Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
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+30 2897 033624
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So today we caught the happy train.... not so happy. I don’t mind being a bit cramped, almost part of the fun... but we paid €66 euros for a day trip ticket that turned out to just be a one way ticket from the nana...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the morning train to a small village in the hills called Karasi, the ride offered amazing views. Village was very quaint, we had a guided walk around the village then some free time to get lunch in one of the traditional taverna's. It...More

2  Thank Caroline B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used this for a tourist trip out. We queued for ages well over an hour . When it did arrive it was packed and uncomfortable . We had people pushing in front getting on the train . It took again quite some time to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen the Happy Train running up and down the strip from Stalis to Malia. Having visited the station we were made aware of a number of excursions that are available. We opted for the 09:50 to 14:30 trip to the 13th century village...More

2  Thank Peter C
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George K, Ιδιοκτήτης at Happy Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

we are happy that you enjoy our trip and thank you for the good review

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a family of 9 of us and we decided to get the train one day. We first waited 45 min for the train as it was late, and when it arrived it was full so we had to wait another 20 min for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several stops where you can get on and off but think there's a time limit you can get off for. It takes about 1 1/2 hours to do the whole trip but you see a lot of mainly Stalis and Malia only goes...More

2  Thank cheshire3131
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Get on the Happy train you can get on and off whenever you want and it goes from Malia through Stalis to hersonissos , it’s a bit bumpy but so much more fun than a taxi

1  Thank spikeyoz
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We did the 1 :30 minutes tour and got the early train in Hersonnisos new town and purchased tickets from the agency next to the stop,however the driver sells tickets as does most of the other stops. It's goes thru some very nice areas and...More

1  Thank Brooksie1951
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I think that you should take the Happy Train at least once during your stay...you see so much and can appreciate the places around better when you walk about. Worth the experience.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We boarded the happy train in Stalis for the half day tour into the mountains and the village of Mochos. 22 euro each and I have to say, worth every cent. The tour picked us up in Stalis as mentioned before heading out and crossing...More

2  Thank wyrleyrob
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NewsManchester
12 July 2018|
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Thanks that's great perhaps we will be able to look around a different are
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Janice A
21 June 2018|
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Response from rhodesx6 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the reflex bar. But you would need to pre book with one of the excursion places
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Lennybhoy2014
18 June 2018|
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Response from sshields2604 | Reviewed this property |
The trips into the mountains are 22 euro, you have an hours guided tour an then free time, its half a days trip. Well worth the money :)
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