how to get there


How to get to Crete

Crete is the largest Greek island as well as the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean. It constitutes the natural border of the Aegean Sea to the south as well as to the Libyan Sea to the north. Its distance from mainland Greece is roughly 160 kilometers.

International Flights

During the period of the Conference, the “Nikos Kazantzakis” Airport of Heraklion (Distance 20 Km from the Conference venue) is linked with more than 50 European airports with direct regular and charter flights.

Domestic Flights

“Kazantzakis” Heraklion Airport is linked directly with “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport of Athens, the “Makedonia” airport of Thessaloniki, the “Diagoras” airport of Rhodes and with the airports of many Greek islands. The flight from Athens to Heraklion takes approximately 45 minutes.

Coastal Routes

The port of Piraeus (Athens) is linked daily to Heraklion and sailings take about 8 hours on standard ferries. These overnight ferries arrive at their destination between 5.30 and 6.30 in the morning.

Local Transfers

Private transportation options (By Bus)

Arrival

Date
From / To
Departure time
Cost
 May 26th  Heraklion Airport  / Creta Maris Beach Resort  18:00 20€
 May 27th  Heraklion Airport  / Creta Maris Beach Resort  11:30 20€
 May 27th  Heraklion Airport  / Creta Maris Beach Resort  20:30 20€

Please use the Transportation Request Form to book your transfer.

 (Departure transfers will be announced on site)

Deadline for transportation bookings / payments: Thursday, May 24th,  2018. Transportation fees are non refundable
In case of flight delay you need to inform the conference secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at +30 2810 331010 so that you can get in the next transfer ( if there is availability).
The departure times are fixed and will not delay. You are kindly requested to be on time.
For different departure times kindly inform the conference secretariat for the possibility of adding departure transfers in different times that the ones already announced

Public Transport Options

By TAXI

There is a taxi station outside the Heraklion airport arrivals than runs 24hours a day.

If you want to pre- book a private taxi, our partner travel agent CCBS Greece can arrange a private taxi for you in the price of 37.00€ per taxi per way. Kindly contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attention Ms Koronaiou Katerina, for your taxi requests.

By CAR

If you want to rent a car, CCBS Greece will be happy to give you a quote for the rental. Kindly contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attention Ms Koronaiou Katerina, for your rent a car quote.

Alternatively, there are many rental offices in the arrival area of the Heraklion airport 24hours a day.

By PUBLIC BUS

There is a regular bus service (green busses) between Heraklion and Hersonissos. The bus terminal is within walking distance from the port.

There is also a bus stop to Hersonissos just outside Heraklion Airport [HER].  Locate a woody bus station where the public buses (green color) from Heraklion to Chersonisos depart. In summer season there are frequent itineraries and the ticket price is approximately 3,30 € per person/per way.

The arrival station near the venue is No 19.

For more information for the public bus kindly follow this link www.ktelherlas.gr

If you need any additional information please don’t hesitate to contact Ms Koronaiou Katerina by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by phone at +30 2810 331010