There are 4 ways to get from Heraklion to Knossos Palace by bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 2 bus  •  13 min

  1. 2

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Line 2 bus via Heraklion  •  41 min

  1. 2

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. 2.9 miles

$6 - $8

Walk  •  57 min

  1. 3 miles

What companies run services between Heraklion, Greece and Knossos Palace, Greece?

KTEL Irakleiou operates a bus from Heraklion to Knossos Palace every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 8 min.

Bus operators
KTEL Irakleiou
Phone
+30 2810 283270
Email
asktelhr@otenet.gr
Website
astiko-irakleiou.gr
Bus from Heraklion hospital to Knossos
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
astiko-irakleiou.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Knossos
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
astiko-irakleiou.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Heraklion to Knossos Palace
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Heraklion Taxi
Phone
+30 281 400 3084
Website
herakliontaxi.com
Crete Taxi Services
Phone
+30 697 002 1970
Website
crete-taxi.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heraklion and Knossos Palace is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heraklion to Knossos Palace is to line 2 bus which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Heraklion to Knossos Palace is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs 5€ - 7€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heraklion hospital and arriving at Knossos. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

The line 2 bus from Heraklion hospital to Knossos takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.