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Gouves to Heraklion Airport

Gouves to Heraklion Airport (HER)

There are many ways to get from Gouves to Heraklion Airport (HER). You can use public transportation, hire a taxi, or rent a car or van from many rent-a-car shops in Kato Gouves.

Public Bus Transfer from Gouves to Heraklion Airport

The cheapest transfer from Gouves to the Airport is by public bus service (KTEL HERLAS) and the ticket cost is 2 euros. There are three bus stops in the Kato Gouves area on the old national road. There is a bus every half hour during the summer while in the winter the bus is every hour. You can contact the Ktel herlas customer service for the timetable but you can also find the timetable in the bus stops. Try to be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the arrival of the bus as the timetable during the summer might not come according to the timetable.

The first bus start at 6:30 am in the morning and the last bus is at 11:00 pm.

It will take about a half hour to arrive at the Kazantakis Airport as the bus crosses all the villages across the shore and makes many stops for passengers. Don’t be surprised if you can not find a seat and you have to travel just standing at the bus alley.

The same bus is going all the way to the center of Heraklion City.

Taxi Transfer from Gouves to Airport

Taxi is a popular transfer to the airport and at an affordable price operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year around. You can order a Taxi service by phone call or you can book online. There is also a taxi station at the old national road where you can find a taxi. The taxi drivers speak English and most of them speak a second foreign language.

Taxi is the fastest way to get from Gouves to Airport, It will take about 15 minutes but during the high season, from June to August, might take longer due to traffic.

Keep in mind that you have to be at the airport at least two hours before the flight’s departure time.

How much is a Taxi from Gouves to Airport

The cost to hire a taxi from Gouves to the Heraklion Kazantzakis Airport is between 25 and 35 euros and can pick you up from your hotel. Tips to the taxi driver are at your discretion. You can pay the driver by cash or Credit Card. Passengers permitted in the taxi are 1 to 4. 

When booking a taxi transfer you can request a child seat that adjusts to your child’s needs.

Taxi services are also available for excursions and private tours around Crete Island.

Rent a Car in Gouves

You can also rent a car or van to transfer from Kato Gouves to Heraklion Airports. There are many rent-a-car businesses in Gouves and the prices start from 20 euros per day depending on the type of the car and the season.

The distance from Kato Gouves to Heraklion Kazantzakis Airport is 16 km.

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