Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region and the economic centre of the island. It is easily reached by plane from all over the world, its international airport is first in charter flights, and by boat from Piraeus and the nearby Greek islands. Travelling within Crete is also very easy with bus connections to most places around of island.
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Piraeus - Heraklion - Piraeus:
Heraklion - Cyclades- Heraklion
Heraklion - Sitis - Kasos - Karpathos - Halki - Rhodes
- Athens - Thessalonika - Santorini - Rhodes - Larnaka
Itineraries from/to all over Europe via Athens or charter flights directly from Heraklion.
City Buses (blue) serving the city of Heraklion from early morning until late evening. Starting from the port city services operated in the archaeological site of Knossos. 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 .
The main routes from Heraklion are:
In the City of Heraklion you can find the following Municipal Parking Areas:
Προβολή Δημοτικοί Χώροι Στάθμευσης - Municipal Parking Areas σε χάρτη μεγαλύτερου μεγέθους