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The small communal airport about 1km north of the town centre got a new terminal in 2016 and handles flights to Athens, Iraklio, Kassos, Karpathos and Rhodes as well as seasonal charter flights from northern Europe. A taxi into town costs €6 to €8.


Ferries dock about 600m north of Plateia Iroön Polytechniou. Anek/Aegeon Pelagos Sea Lines has ferries serving Anafi (€20, eight hours), Chalki (€20, 8¼ hours), Diafani (€18, six hours), Iraklio (€16, three hours), Karpathos (€19, 4½ hours), Kasos (€12, 2½ hours), Milos (€26, 14¼ hours), Piraeus (€44, 21½ hours), Rhodes (€28, 10½ hours) and Santorini (€28, 10 hours) on a seasonally changing schedule. Prices quoted are for deckchair seating.


Connections from Sitia’s bus station include five buses daily to Ierapetra (€6.90, 1¾ hours), six buses to Iraklio (€16, three hours), seven to Agios Nikolaos (€8.30, 1¾ hours) and two to Zakros (€4.50, one hour).