Flights & getting there
The main bus station is about 1.5km north of the city centre. Buses serve Elounda, Kritsa, Iraklio and other destinations several times daily. Some buses also make stops around town, including on Akti Koundourou opposite the tourist office.
Check www.ktelherlas.gr for the current schedule or to book tickets.
|Elounda||1.90||20min||up to 14 daily|
|Ierapetra||4.10||45min-1hr||up to 9 daily|
|Iraklio||7.70||1½hr||up to 22 daily|
|Kritsa||1.80||30min||up to 6 daily|
|Sitia||8.30||1½-2hr||up to 6 daily|
Car-hire agencies, including Club Cars, cluster along Akti Koundorou north of the harbour.
The most central taxi rank is behind the tourist office down by the lake. Typical fares are €14 for Elounda, €21 for Plaka, €14 for Kritsa and €20 for Ancient Lato. There are additional ranks on Plateia Venizelou and at the main bus station.