Access & Transportation


Domestic Flights
“Kazantzakis” Heraklion Airport is linked directly with “Eleftherios Venizelos” International airport of Athens.
Arriving by sea
The port of Piraeus (approximately 60 min from Athens International Airpot by metro or bus) is linked daily to Heraklion. Standard ferries usually depart from Piraeus in the evening and   arrive at their destination between 5.30 and 6.30 in the morning, after 8 hours of travel time.

Conference Shuttle from Heraklion Airport to the Hotel and Vice Versa
“Kazantzakis” International Airport of Crete, is situated 24 km west of Creta Maris Hotel, close to the town of Hersonissos.
A shuttle service connecting the Airport to the Creta Maris and the official conference hotels and vice versa will be provided by the Conference Organizers at a cost of 10 Euros per person, per way. Travel time is approximately 20 minutes by deluxe, fully air conditioned coaches. Designated representatives, holding a distinctive sign of the conference will be waiting for the guests upon their arrival.  Pre-booking of shuttle service is necessary and is possible until May 10th. Onsite booking of shuttle service from the airport will not be available. Please click here to book your seat before May 10th, 2015.

  • Maximum waiting time at the airport: 45 minutes
  • The exact timetable will be announced by May 15th through this website and sent by email to all participants having pre-booked their shuttle service.
  • Return transfers by Conference Shuttle (Hotels – Airport) can be arranged onsite at the Conference Secretariat.
The cost for a taxi from the airport to the hotel (and vice versa) is €45 per way.

 For details on Transportation please contact:
Mr Spyros Lianos, E-mail: