Heraklion Airport Bus
Useful information about the airport in Greece, IATA code: HER
How to get the bus
The bus stop is a couple of mins walk from the terminal building Heraklion Airport. It is the most economical bus transportation from / to the airport.
Local shuttle buses leave from the airport every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening from Monday to Saturday and less frequently on Sundays. City bus number 78 goes to the bus station in Heraklion / Iraklion. Journey time to central heraklion is around 20 minutes.
Local Bus Phone Number: (0030) 2810 245020
When making your accommodation reservations in Crete, check to see if there is a complimentary pick up/drop off service being offered. Also, Heraklion Airport Hotels often run Airport - Hotel - Airport, shuttle services at a minimal fee or free of charge. Please check with your Hotel for timetable and costs.
Travelling By Bus in Heraklion
There are 2 Regional bus stations in Heraklion.
The 1st bus station:
The 1st, the central bus station is on the port avenue and it is housed in the restored stone-buildings of old factories. The station serves the lines towards Chania, Rethymno,
different destinations in the prefecture of Lassithi including Ag. Nikolaos, Ierapetra and Sitia, the coastline northeast of Heraklion, and the eastern part of prefecture of Heraklion.
The 2nd Bus Station
The second bus station is right outside the city walls on the west side, on the Chanioporta gate.
The station serves the east part of th prefecture of Heraklion, including the south eastern coast line.