Basic information on the port of Heraklion, Crete.
In Heraklion can be reached by air or sea. The port of Heraklion is large shopping center utmost importance for the entire southern Greece and the Mediterranean region. Every day at least one boat serves the transition from Piraeus to Heraklion and the journey takes about 10 hours. The port of Heraklion is additionally the largest port in Crete and the main passenger gateway and goods on the island. Distinguished the old (Venetian port) and the new harbor (passenger) which is placed east of the old.
For more information on departures and arrivals to and from the port of Heraklion you can call at (2810) 244912, 244956, 244934. The Coast Guard is housed in the main building Port, Heraklion.
How to reach the port of Heraklion
There is a bus stop (blue line) just off the harbor, where you can easily find a bus to almost any area and suburb of the city and other counties of Crete. The buses are very cheap and very frequent routes. You can buy a ticket either at the stop or on the bus.
Of course there is always the possibility to bring your own car or to rent a small car through the car search engine of https://safedrive-rentacar.gr, to move more comfortable on long journeys of Crete.
You can go from Heraklion port
From Heraklion you can travel to Piraeus with lines of Minoan Lines, Super-Fast ferries and Anek Lines.
From the port of Heraklion you can also travel to other islands some of them are: Santorini, Ios, Paros, Mykonos with Hellenic Seaways.
You can travel from Heraklion to Santorini, Folegandros, Amorgos, Koufonissi, Naxos, Mykonos with the company Sea Jets.
By GA Ferries itineraries that connect Heraklion to Thessaloniki and the islands of Ios stopovers, Naxos, Paros, Mykonos, Tinos, Skopelos, Skiathos.
Our representative will meet you to deliver your car and take care of the process of renting contract.