Travelling to Agios Nikolaos

By sea

There are ferries from Pireaus (port of Athens) to Heraklion port.
Book ferry tickets online at:

The Marina of Agios Nikolaos is a well protected Marina by all weather condition, is build to European standards and is capable to accommodating up to 255 boats all year round. It is located in the heart of the town provides easy access to the center of town, the main archeological sites and other places of interest.
Mantraki is situated above Marina and has a panoramic sea view.

By air

The nearest airport to Agios Nikolaos is Heraklion International Airport in Crete (HER). It is accessible by daily domestic flights from Athens by Aegean Airlines and Olympic Airways. You also can book air tickets online here.
Heraklion Airport is just 61 km from Mantraki. There is another possibility to come from a small airport situated in Sitia, 67 km from Agios Nikolaos.

Flight Information

Heraklion Airport flight information: Tel. +30 2810 397129
From Athens, International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" Tel. +30 210 353-0000
Olympic Airways Athens: Tel. +30 210 966-6666 or 801-11-44444
Aegean Airlines Tel. +30 626-1000 or 801-11-20000

By bus

KTEL, the regular bus service offers the best affordable and secure way to travel Crete. Tourists and locals alike are using "the bus" and take advantage of the fast and reliable transport service.
Please, see the KTEL current timetable here.


There are quite a few companies in Heraklion providing car rental services. You can rent cars, motorcycles and scooters on daily or weakly terms; cars and bikes with full insurance and airport pickup service at reasonable prices.
Please, check terms and conditions here.