The International Airport of Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" is located 4km from the city centre, in the region of Nea Alikarnassos. This is the busiest airport of Crete island and it was named after the world-famous Cretan author, Nikos Kazantzakis. Throughout the year it serves both domestic flights to and from Athens and charter flights from many European cities.
The airport of Heraklion is fully equipped offering passengers the best services.
There are public buses linking the airport with the city centre of Heraklion, the port of Heraklion from where ferries to many Greek islands depart and with other popular areas in the region. Outside the exit gate, there are also taxi ranks and car rental agencies.