Crete Bus Schedules: Heraklion (Iraklion)


Posted on: Jan 28, 2021 Posted by: CreteTravel.Com

Crete Bus Schedules: Heraklion (Iraklion)

Buses are the only form of public transport in Crete a quite extensive network that makes it relatively easy to travel around the island.

Fares are government-regulated and very reasonable by European standards.

Bus Station A:
Buses to: Agia Pelagia, Agios Nikolaos, Airport Heraklion, Archanes, Chania, Gournia, Hersonissos, Kastelli, Ierapetra, Istron, Lassithi Plateau, Malia, Milatos, Sitia, Rethymno, Sfakia, Sissi, Stalis/Stalida, Vrysses (and places in between).

Bus Station B:
Buses to: Zaros, Agia Galini, Anogia, Matala, Mires, Phaestos (and places in between).

See below for information about the Bus Stations and their location.

Important: We try to keep this information up to date for your convenience, but you should always call the bus company to check for any changes or unannounced updates.

Bus Stations:


There are two operating bus stations.
- Rethymno and Chania station is now included within bus station A below.

Bus station A (tel: 2810-246530) is located nearby Heraklion Port, Ikarou 9.
For: Chania, Rethymno, and connections to Imbros, Sfakia, Kastelli and other places in the west and south-west Crete, and  destinations on the north coast east of Heraklion  (including Hersonissos, Archanes, Sitia, Agios Nikolaos, Lassithi Plateau, Zaros, Agia Galini, Matala, Mires, Phaestos)
Next to it is the bus station for local, city and Knossos buses (tel: + 30 2810-220755, 226065).

- Bus station B (tel: + 30 2810-246530) at Hanioporta (part of the old city walls, at the beginning of 62 Martyrs street).
For all other destinations - this means Anogia, Rogdia, Asimi, and places in between.

Please for more information have a look at the official website of KTEL Heraklion - Lasithi here 


Bus station - walk to the top of Halidon Street, across the square and turn right - it's about a hundred meters on the left.
Buses to Souda - in front of the main market.
Please check their website for timetables, ticket prices
Tel: +30 28210-93306, 93305, 93052
Local buses tel: + 30 28210-27044


The bus station is on the coast west of the fortress.
Please check their website for timetables, ticket prices
Tel: + 30 28310-22212, 22659 (same for local buses)


Bus station C Agios Nikolaos (Near the hospital, on the way into Agios Nikolaos if you are coming from the direction of Heraklion)
Please check their website for timetables, ticket prices
Tel: + 30 28410-22234

Bus station E Ierapetra:
Please check their website for timetables, ticket prices
Tel: +30 28420-86760, 28237

Bus station D Sitia (Off Venizelou on the way out of Sitia, on your left - short walk from the seafront):
Please check their website for timetables, ticket prices
Tel: +30 28430-22272

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