4-12 jul 2017 Heraklion, Crete - Greece

LC3 2017

Travel Information


Arriving in Crete
Visitors reach the island via two international airports in Heraklion and Chania from almost all major European cities,. Domestic flights from Athens airport are operated by Aegean Airlines & Olympic at daily basis from 06.00 in the morning until late at night. Approximate flight duration 40 minutes to Heraklion airport.
Taxi service is provided just outside the airport. There are also a number of car rental companies located in the airport.

It is also possible to arrive by boat from Piraeus (major port of Greece) to four main ports of Crete (of Heraklion, Chania, Rethimno and Ag.Nikoalos). Sailing time approximate 8 hours. There are two major shipping companies on the line Athens-Heraklion. Minoan lines and ANEK lines provide daily service from and towards Crete. There are taxis available as well as buses near the harbour.

How to get to the conference venue Aldemar Knossos Royal Village in Hersonissos.

By taxi
The most convenient method to get to the conference hotel/venue from all locations (airport/harbour/city centre) is to use a taxi. The ride to Aldemar Knossos Royal Village is about 30 minutes and should cost approximately 35 Euros depending on traffic.

Pre-booked Taxi Transfer (capacity 1-3 people)
If you want to pre-book your transportation, please e-mail us at [email protected] with your flight number and date of arrival/ departure and we will get back to you with cost and availability.

By car
From the airport/harbour/city centre area, proceed to the highway (follow signs to the National Road). On the highway, head East and follow the signs to Agios Nikolaos and/or Hersonissos.

If you prefer to rent a car, please ask for a quote at [email protected]

Rental rates include unlimited mileage, third party insurance, collision damage waiver, tax-duties-stamps& service, substitution of vehicule in case of break down, road map. Night collection/delivery: at an extra charge.

Public Bus
Go to the bus station, which is located very close to the harbour. Take the bus to Hersonissos. Buses run every 30mins between 06:30-23:00. The fare is a few Euros (probably less than 5euros). The ride is about 45 mins. Once you arrive in Hersonissos, you must take a taxi to the hotel/conference venue.