Heraklion to Sougia Taxi

Heraklion City

Heraklion (In Greek: Ηράκλειο, transliterated as Iraklion or Herakleion)

is the largest city in Crete and the capital of the region.  5000 years ago the Minoan civilization flourished there. Heraklion  lies along the North Coast of the islands eastern side. To its west you meet the town of Rethymno (at 80km) and at a distance of 135km you come to the city of Chania. On the east side  at a distance of 60 km you will find the town of Agios Nikolaos and the town of Sitia (at 130km)

Access to the city of Heraklion

The airport of Heraklion (HER), was named after the great Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis and it is located about 5km east of the city. Heraklion port has daily ferry trips to and from Peireaus Port and many islands on the summer months. You can find information for the ferry companies operating in Heraklion port and their schedule on the link provided.


Heraklio has many places to go for sightseeing and you can find a usefull guide at tripadvisor (Heraklion ten top sightseeing places)

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    From Sougia to Heraklio City

    You can always book your Sougia taxi to any destination from our Taxi in Sougia booking form.

    You can also print a map provided by the tourist organisation of Greece on the following link (Crete Map), or get a map of Heraklion (Heraklion city map).

    Useful Telephones for Iraklio city

    Common Telephone Numbers for Heraklio, Crete offered by Sougia Taxi Meletis



    Tourist Police*


    Fire Department


    Fire Department for forest fire’s



    The Tourist police provides all kind of information and instructions that might be needed in the following languages; Greek, English, French and German, so as to deal directly with any arising problem.

    Archaeological Sites

    Knossos2810 231940


    Vikelaia Library2810 399269
    2810 301543
    Kazantzakis Theatre2810 242977
    Archaeological Museum2810 279000
    Historical Museum2810 283219
    Museum of Battle of Crete2810 346554
    N. Kazantzakis Museum2810 741689
    Municipal Gallery2810 399228

    Police & Courts

    Police Station of Public Order2810 274210
    Tourist Police2810 274046
    Municipal Police2810 334181-5
    First Police Department2810 274010
    Second Police Department2810 274190
    Police Station of Agios Mironas2810 721210
    Airport Police Station2810 246720
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