The following map will give you a perspective on how to reach FORTH / STEP-C.
District of Heraklion, Crete. (All numbers refer to points on this map).
A. By Car
From downtown Heraklion: Follow Kalokerinou Street and 62 Martyron Street through town until the Giofyro intersection (1). Turn left and follow the signs to the Hospital or to Mires until you reach (2), where you turn right. At intersection (3) just before reaching the Hospital turn right following the signs to village Voutes or the signs to FORTH/STEP-C. After you pass the Medical School buildings and the Biology and Physics buildings turn right at point (4) following the signs to FORTH/STEP-C. Then turn left to enter the premises and park at the parking space to the right.
From Amoudara area: Follow the main beach road until you reach Giofyro intersection (1). Turn right and follow the directions given in the previous paragraph.
From Airport or Hersonissos area: Enter the National Road. In the third exit (point 6) after the Airport exit (5), leave the Highway and follow the signs to the Hospital or Mires until point (2). After that, follow the same directions given in the first paragraph of this section.
B. By Public Bus
A. Airport - FORTH/STEP-C:
07:20, 08:30, 11:30, 14:05, 15:05, 17:20
B.FORTH/STEP-C - Airport:
08:00, 09:15, 12:15, 14:30, 15:40, 18:00, 20:10, 21:30
All buses pass through downtown Heraklion. One-way tickets costing € 1,30 (EURO) can be purchased from most kiosks around the downtown area. The approximate duration of each trip is 40 minutes.
Heraklion City BUS contact info: 2810 220795, 2810 226065