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Information on Heraklion Crete Port

Your can travel to Heraklion in Crete by air or by ferry. Heraklion Port is a significant trade centre of Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. There is at least one itinerary that connects Heraklion Port to Piraeus Port in Athens daily and the trip's duration is approximately 10 hours. The port of Heraklion is the biggest port of Crete and is seperated to the old port (enetic, traditional port) and the new port (for traveller arrivals and departures).
In case you need more information about ferry arrivals and departures from Heraklion Port, call the Port Authorities at (+30 2810) 244912, 244956, 244934.

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Getting to Heraklion Port

  • There is a bus station (blue line) next to the port of Heraklion, where you can easily get a bus which will tranfer you to a lot of suburbs of Heraklion or to other destinations in Crete. You can buy your bus tickets at the bus stop or in the bus. The bus tickets are cheap and the itineraries quite frequent.
  • If you want to reach the centre of Heraklion, you can take a taxi from the port of Heraklion which will cost you approximately 10€.
  • Finally, an alternative means of transport is the small boats (caiques) which depart daily from Heraklion port and operate as sea taxis, carryinig you to neighbour islets or popular Heraklion beaches.
  • The most common and comfortable way to move around the island of Crete is the private car. If you prefer to rent a car instead of bringing your own with you, you can use the car search engine of FantasticGreece.com.

Ferry Itineraries from Heraklion

  • Ferries depart from Heraklion port in Crete to Piraeus port in Athens from the ferry companies Minoan Lines, Super Fast ferries and Anek Lines.
  • You can also travel to other Aegean Sea islands such as Santorini (Thira), Ios, Paros, Mykonos with Hellenic Seaways ferries.
  • If you wish to visit the islands Santorini, Folegandros, Amorgos, Koufonissi, Naxos, Paros, Mykonos you can choose a ferry of the ferry company Sea Jets.
  • Heraklion Port is also connected with the ports of Ios, Naxos, Paros , Mykonos, Tinos, Skopelos, Skiathos and Thessaloniki with GA Ferries itineraries.

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