Sitia public airport

Sitia Airport is the main gateway to the eastern part of Crete. It is situated just 1 km north/northwest of the city center and provides easy access to Athens, Preveza, and Alexandroupoli with direct flights. In the current summer season of 2023, direct flights to Copenhagen and Oslo are also available.

Harbour of Sitia

Sitia offers a direct ferry connection to Piraeus and several other beautiful islands, including Santorini, Anafi, Kasos, Karpathos, and Rhodes.


Sitia has a county road network with tarmac roads, providing access to all the villages, sights and beaches in the district.
Sitia also has public bus transport to Ierapetra, Agios Nikolaos and, via Heraklion, to the rest of Crete, as well as to the wider area and the Vai Palm Forest in the summer.


 #SitiaCrete Journey Planner – A Digital Tool for Your Transportation to and Around Sitia! 

To make planning your trip and getting around the Sitia region easier, we have prepared a shared document with schedules for planes, ships, and buses! 🗺️

You can access the planner at 🌐

While we make sure to constantly update it, it’s always useful to double-check the information with the official providers (e.g. airlines, etc.) to ensure its accuracy.