There are two ways to reach the island of Crete:
BY BOAT: From Piraeus port, daily departures to Souda port of Chania or to the port of Heraklio.
BY PLANE: There are two international airports on the island: in Chania and in Heraklio.
Chania Airport: 52 km (50 min. drive to Kournas village).
Souda Port of Chania: 25 km (30min. drive to Kournas village).
Heraklio Port or Airport: 103 km (70 min. drive to Kournas village).
From Chania airport or Souda port: Follow the signs to the highway in the direction of Rethymno. Take the highway. Upon reaching Georgioupoli exit, decrease your speed. After 5 km you will reach the tourist village of Kavros. At the second exit turn right at the BP oil station following the signs to Kournas village
From airport or harbour of Heraklio: Follow the signs to the highway in the direction of Rethymno – Chania. Take the highway. Pass all the exits to Rethymno and continue, headed in the direction Chania. After the exit to Episkopi, decrease your speed. 4 km later, on your right-hand side, you will see a sign marking the end of Rethymno prefecture. 2 km later you will reach the tourist village of Kavros. Keep your eyes on your left-hand side. At the first exit turn left at the BP oil station following the signs to Kournas village