The harbour is located in the centre of Crete, on the North side of the island. It consists the main entrance - exit gate of both the town and the port. It lies in close proximity to the centre of the town and has a very good road network linking it with:
The town of Heraklion.
The airport "Nikos Kazantzakis". The new National Road (N.R. 90) – North Road Axis of Crete. Its location is extremely advantageous as the Port is situated in the centre of the south-eastern Mediterranean, thus in the junction of three continents.