Board the ship to Chrissi Island from Ierapetra

Ierapetra is in the south of Lasithi prefecture and you can get there by car or by bus from Heraklio or Agios Nikolaos.

Via Car

How to get from Heraklio to Ierapetra

If you are in Heraklio, follow the road that leads to Agios Nikolaos. You should enter Agios Nikolaos but turn right and head south towards Ierapetra. The distance from Heraklio is 104 km and the road is very good. 

hERAKLIO – Viannos – Ierapetra

Alternatively, you can go from Heraklio to Ano Viannos, Mirtos and then Ierapetra. This route is certainly longer, but it is more scenic and it will give you the opportunity to see many beautiful villages in the south of the prefectures of Heraklio and Lasithi.

Chania to Ierapetra

The distance from Chania to Ierapetra is 240 km and the trip lasts about 3.5 hours.

Rethimno to Ierapetra

The distance from Rethimno to Ierapetra is 185 km and the trip lasts 2.5-3 hours.


Free parking for your car outside the port area. 

Via bus

Daily bus connections of Ierapetra with Heraklio, Agios Nikolaos and Sitia.