Heraklion Airport Directions - Trains to Heraklion Airport There are no trains on the island of Crete but the Greek mainland has an excellent rail network. They even have some beautiful vintage train lines, engines and rolling stock, very popular with railway and train enthusiasts worldwide. And Athens is a great place to aim for if you've decided to forgo the usual air travel in favour of a speedy, comfortable, railway journey. From Athens, you can get to Crete by sea. It might take longer but the journey is very beautiful. And at least you avoid airport queues. Most people, though, fly direct into Heraklion airport for their Cretan package holiday or independent holiday. If you want trains, head for the mainland!
Airport Directions Heraklion - Buses to Heraklion Airport
It's easy to travel to or from the airport by bus. Many people head straight to the coach park to catch their tour bus. But if you're travelling independently the airport bus service is ideal. Catch a cab if you wish. But comfy, cheap local buses leave the airport every few minutes from the crack of dawn to late into the evening during the week and on Saturdays. Buses to and from Heraklion airport are less frequent on Sundays but there's still a reasonable service. Best of all, the bus is a great way to get a feel for the 'real' Crete and enjoy the island's scenery before you hit the resorts and beaches!
Heraklion Airport Directions - Driving to Heraklion Airport Wherever you are on Crete you'll find it easy to track down Heraklion airport. It's well signposted, just off the E75 motorway and also easy to reach via the main road out of the city centre, Ikaru. Crete isn't an enormous island and you'll find it hard to get lost... unless you want to! There's car hire available at the airport and if you fancy exploring the island on wheels you'll find a good deal there. Your hotel or resort will also be able to point you in the right direction for good value vehicle hire.