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Transportation in Crete

Transportation by Air

Crete has two main national airports, one in Chania and one in Heraklion, from which the regular flights to Greece or the rest of European Countries take place. There is also an airport in Sitia that take place scheduled flights to some destinations in Greece.
During the high summer season, many charter flights take place from many European cities.

Airports in Crete

Heraklion Airport "N. Kazantzakis" http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/irak.htm
Sitia Airport http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/sitia.htm
Chania Airport "K. Daskalogiannis" http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm

Coastal Shipping Companies - Ferries to Crete

Crete is linked coastally with all big cities through the harbor of Piraeus with daily trips, while there is also a link from Heraklion to Thessalonica and in many Aegean islands. The major sealine companies of Greece, which also are major in the whole Mediterranean are ΑΝΕΚ Lines, Superfast Ferries and Minoan Lines.
From Crete you can also travel daily to other islands. From Heraklion to Santorini, Mikonos, Paros, Skyros, Skiathos, from Kastelli to Kithira and Peloponissos, from Agios Nikolaos and Sitia to the Dodekanisos Islands and in the south from Paleochora and Sfakia to Gavdos.

In island Transportation

The in Crete Transportations are served by intercity busses, through many routes to main towns and villages. For more information about these time-tables you can visit the local web site of KTEL.

Cruises in Crete

Finally, many daily cruises take place from many coastal towns to smaller islands that surround Crete, like Chrisi, Dias, Thodorou.
All your transportation needs from and of Crete can be also served by the many travel agencies all over the island.