|How to get to Heraklion, Crete
- By air: The airport Nikos Kazantzakis
(airport Code: HER) is the only one in Heraklion. Heraklion
has 8-10 direct flights per day from Athens (ATH), 2-4 direct
flights per day from Thesaloniki (SKG), and 3-5 direct flights
per week from Amsterdam via Transavia Airlines. Depending
on the time of the year, there may also be frequent charter
flights from many major European cities. Taxi service is
provided just outside the airport. There are also a number
of car rental companies located in the airport.
- By sea: The Heraklion harbour is located
close to the city. There are two major ship companies on
the line: Athens-Heraklion. Minoan
lines and ANEK
lines provide daily service from and towards Crete. There
are taxis available as well as buses near the port. If you
would like to rent a car, you need to get to the downtown
area were there is a number of rental agencies (20 minutes
walk or 2 minutes by taxi).
|How to get to the conference venue/hotel
Knossos Royal Village in Hersonissos
- By taxi: The most convenient method to
get to the conference hotel/venue from all locations (airport
/ seaport / downtown) is to use a taxi. There are taxis
as you exit the aiport, harbour, and various locations downtown.
The ride to Aldemar Knossos Royal Village is about 30 minutes
and should cost approximately 25 Euros depending on traffic.
- By car: From the aiport / seaport / downtown
area, get to the highway (follow signs to the National Road).
On the highway, head East and follow the signs to Agios
Nikolaos and/or Hersonissos.
- Use this map
to get from the highway to the appropriate exit for
- At the exit use this map
to get to the sideroad that leads to the hotel.
- Use this map
to get to the hotel using the sideroad.
- By bus: Go to the bus station, which
is located very close to the seaport. Take the bus to Hersonissos.
Buses run every 30mins between 06:30-23:00. The fare is
about 2.5 Euros. The ride is about 45 mins. Once you arrive
in Hersonissos, you must take a taxi to the hotel/conference