From Heraklion Airport you can get to Hersonissos by car, by taxi or by bus. Heraklion Airport is roughly 20 kilometres from Hersonissos, about a 15-minute drive along the new National Road.
From Heraklion Port to Hersonissos: If you haven’t got a car, you can either take a taxi on leaving the ferry, or walk 500 metres down the road to the main bus station, just outside the port on the other side of the road. Buses depart for Hersonissos every half hour, from early in the morning to late at night.
From Chania and Rethymno to Hersonissos: The National Road from Chania and Rethymno to Heraklion continues on to Hersonissos and further east. Hersonissos is about 2 hours’ drive from Rethymno and 2.5 hours from Chania.
To get from Agios Nikolaos to Hersonissos, take the National Road in the direction of Heraklion, and you will be in Hersonissos in about half an hour.