How to get to Heraklion, Crete
By air: The airport Nikos Kazantzakis (airport Code: HER http://www.heraklion-airport.info/) is the only one in Heraklion. Heraklion has about 5 direct flights per day from Athens (ATH) and 2 direct flights per day from Thessaloniki (SKG). You can go to city center by taxi (15min) or by Bus. There are also a number of car rental companies located in the airport.
By sea: Heraklion harbor is located close to the city. There are two major shipping 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 harbor. If you would like to rent a car, you will find a number of rental agencies in the city center (15-20 minutes’ walk or 2 minutes by taxi).
City center and ISCC2017 venue location