How to reach FORTH
From the Airport
By bus: The airport is very well-connected to the city centre by public bus. One-way ticket price is € 1.70. From there, you take a bus to FORTH (ITE). You can find a bus by selecting Best ROUTE and FORTH at landmark at astiko-irakleiou.gr.
By taxi: It takes less than 10 minutes to get to the city centre and costs no more than € 25.
From the Ferry Port
You can reach the bus station KTL (ΚΤΛ) in a few minutes from the port.
By taxi: It takes less than 5-10 minutes to get to any of the city hotels and costs no more than € 25.
How to reach FORTH from Heraklion
The buildings of FORTH (map) is located about 10 km South-West from the Heraklion centre and can be reached by:
Conference bus there will be a bus taking off 09:00 on Monday, and 09:30 on Tuesday and Wednesday from KTL (xsee map below). The bus will take you back to town after the meeting.
Bus line No 8 connects the city centre directly to FORTH. (Please note: Sign on bus reads “I.T.E.”). Stopping at the city centre, Eleftherias Square (Platia Eleftherias), bus- stop outside Astoria Hotel (see city map above) at about: 07:30, 08:40, 11:40, 14:10, 15:10, 17:30, 19:50, 21:25. FORTH to city centre, bus departure at : 08:00, 09:10, 12:15, 14:40, 16:10, 18:00, 20:10, 21:35.
Bus line No 11 connects the city centre directly to the university Hospital (Please note: Sign on bus reads “ΠΑΓΝΗ”) stopping about 300m from FORTH. Frequency: 15- 20 min. Ticket costs € 1.70 and can be purchased at special vending machines near bus stop or at city kiosks. Please make sure you get your return ticket in advance.
By taxi: It takes about 15-20 minutes to get to FORTH from the Heraklion city centre and costs no more than € 15. Please advise the cab driver that you are going to “ITE” (pronounced EETAE, located near the University Hospital).