|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 as well as Paris (Orly) via Transavia Airlines.
on the time of the year, there may also be frequent charter
flights from many major European cities (see web page). 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 three major ship companies on
the line: Athens-Heraklion. Minoan
lines, ANEK lines
and Superfast Ferries
provide daily service from Athens to 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 5 minutes by taxi).
|How to get to the conference venue/hotel
St. Nicolas Bay Resort in Agios Nikolaos
- 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 Agios Nikolaos takes about 50 minutes (65km). The rate is approximately 75 Euros (a meter is used).
- 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
- By bus: Go to the bus station, which
is located very close to the seaport. Take the bus to Agios Nikolaos. The ticket price is 6.5 Euros.
Buses run every 30 minutes from 08:15 until 20:30. There is also buses at 21:30 and 22:30. The bus ride takes about 1,5 hours.
Once you arrive at the Agios Nikolaos intercity bus terminal, you must take a taxi to the hotel/conference venue.
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|INFORMATION ON CRETE
|There are many sites on the web with information about all
aspects of Crete. If you need additional information, contact
the conference organizers.