How to get there

How to get there


By ferryboat from Piraeus: there are daily services that cover the 174 nautical miles distance. The journey takes about 8 hours.

By ferryboat from the Cyclades - Aegean islands: there is a connection all year round with the line from the Cyclades – Aegean Islands - Heraklion. During the summer there is a daily connection to Santorini and the Cyclades by high speed ferries.

By air: Heraklion international airport is one of the busiest airports in Greece during the summer. Charter flights connect Heraklion daily with many European cities. Domestic connections are daily and frequent.


By ferry from Piraeus: Rethymno is served by Chania port or Heraklion port. 

By air: Rethymno is served by flights to Chania airport (68km west) and Heraklion airport (78km) east.


By ferry from Piraeus to Souda: daily services, more frequent during the summer. The distance between Souda and Piraeus is 157 nautical miles and the journey takes about 11 hours.

By ferry from Peloponnesus to Kastelli: there is a regular service that connects Gythion with Kastelli, stopping in the island of Kythera.

By air: Chania is linked to many European cities with charter flights during the summer. Frequent daily flights connect Chania with the rest of Greece. Chania airport is 15km away from the city.    


By ferry from Piraeus: there is a regular service from Piraeus to Sitia. The journey takes about 12-13 hours.Sitia is also connected to Rhodes and other Dodecanese islands.

By air: Lassithi prefecture is served by the airport of Heraklion and Sitia. © 2014 All Rights Reserved. Web Design