Travel to Lassithi, Greece: Most visitors travel to Lassithi via to close port and airport of Heraklion. There is also a small airport in the region of Sitia in Lassithi, but it serves few flights. Here are the most useful travel information about the airport, flights and ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
There is no airport in Agios Nikolaos, the capital town of Lassithi. The only airport in the region is the small airport of Sitia, located 1 km from Sitia Town. This airport serves flights from Athens operated by Astra Airlines and domestic charter flights to other Greek islands in summer operated by Sky Express. In tourist season, there are also few direct and charter flights from abroad to Sitia, serving as a gateway to eastern Crete.
There are few ferries from Athens to Agios Nikolaos and Sitia but they are not scheduled every summer. These two ports mostly serve local itineraries, such as ferries departing from Heraklion and continuing to Agios Nikolaos or Sitia, Karpathos and Kasos. In general, there are no important ferry connections with the ports of Lassithi. If you want to hop from Crete to other Greek islands, you should better go to the port of Heraklion, which is busier, especially in summer.
In this section, you shall find all necessary information to organize your travel to Lassithi: from how to go there to where to stay. If you have a holiday plan in mind but you do not have the time to organize all the details, send us a request and we will create the best holiday package for you.
Useful numbers in Lassithi: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums and more
Download a pdf guide of Lassithi with information about all things to see and do.