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By plain

  • Fly to Heraklion with your favorite air travel company and then take a taxi or Bus No1 (named TEI or ATEI) from the bus station located in front of the Airport.
By boat

See the Heraklion Port web site

Useful Information:

Currency: EURO
Money can be exchanged at banks, hotels and private offices (Exchange Office).

Public Transportation

Heraklion has a public transport system based on buses.

City Buses (blue) serving the city of Heraklion from early morning until late evening. Bus thicket costs from 1.5 (orange thicket) up to 2 (blue thicket) Euros according to the trip length. Information: 2810-226065 and 220795. Web: http://astiko-irakleiou.gr/

Intercity Buses (green) connecting Heraklion with all the counties of Crete for easy movement of residents and visitors. Web: http://www.ktelherlas.gr and http://www.bus-service-crete-ktel.com/timetables.html .

Taxi

Taxi cars are mostly silver painted and are a reliable transportation in Crete. But they are quite expensive. We advice their use mostly when you don’t have an available bus. Example prices.