How to get to Heraklion
By air from Athens, Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos and from many cities in Europe. Heraklion's airport is about 5 km (3 miles) east of the city, along the coast. Major car-rental companies have desks at the airport.
A taxi to Heraklion costs about 6 Euro, and the public bus is 1 Euro.
By boat: The Island has daily connections to Athens (Piraeus Port) all year round, and during the summer to other islands such as Santorini, Mykonos, Tinos and Paros.