To get to and from Heraklion Airport and Elounda is a straight forward route by taking the main North Coast highway, E75. The journey by car takes about 60-70 minutes. The same journey by taxi, approximately the same time in either direction. Or a bit faster, by a typical Cretan taxi driver!
Elounda is Greece's "French Riviera'. It is known as the playground for Greece's rich and famous. Many own houses in the area. There are a number of super deluxe 5 and 6 Star hotels located there with attached convention facilities. So, whether it is a conference or a VIP private visit, there is a good chance you could bump into someone famous. Ronaldo, President Clinton, Saudi Royals have all stayed in this famous resort.
Instructions: To adjust the map you can zoom in and out using the +/- slider to left of the map; MarkerA can be moved to your starting point by clicking on Get Directions below the map - most likely your hotel in the Elounda area for the driving directions to the International airport for Heraklion. MarkerB is placed closeby to Car Rentals return at the International Airport but look closely when you enter the airport terminal area. If you have rented a car, it likely will be dropped off at the end of the long carriageway, at the right hand turn when you reach the traffic lights before the Terminal building. Please note this page may take slightly longer than usual to load as the directions need to be inputted by you the user.