parking in heraklion

Have you ever tried to find a parking place in Heraklion? Have you ever been caught breaking a parking law and had to pay a hefty fine? Have you ever looked for a parking spot and lost both time and patience trying? Well, all of this is about to change thanks to Rental Center Crete. Here we have created a guide on the finest and easiest places to park in Heraklion.

Exploring the beauties of Crete by car is a highly recommended way to discover our wonderful island. In fact it is the most convenient way to reach some the most amazing locations in Crete, at your own leisure. You have all the time in the world to make your own itinerary and pause to admire the incredible scenery and the sensational landmarks without the pressure of a fixed schedule. You decide your route and have total flexibility over planning, or in case you want a change of plan or feel like taking a detour, you are in absolute control.

Crete Parking

Renting a car in Crete is the first step for embarking on your own personal Cretan adventure. For this step we have you covered. However, when renting a car in Crete you will need information about various parking spots for all those times when you are not getting from one location to the next one. Specifically in the major cities, parking in certain locations is not allowed, and is indicated with the appropriate signage. By parking in prohibited spots you may incur a fine.

Where to Park in Heraklion

For your convenience, in this post we have compiled a list of recommended parking spots in order to help you save time and to navigate through Heraklion stress free, without breaking any parking laws.

Map of Parking lots in Heraklion


Free parking spots in Heraklion

LocationAddressContact TelWebsiteOpening hours
Cultural Center Parking
Giannikou, 71201, Heraklion+302813409000linkMon-Fri 07:30-22:30
Sat 07:30-15:30
AB Vasilopoulos parkingIkarou 26, 71306, Heraklion+302810300010linkMon-Fri 08:00-21:00
Sat 08:00-20:00
PraktikerKarterou 22, 71601, Heraklion+302811100650linkMon-Fri 08:30-21:00
Sat 08:00-20:00
Chalkiadakis MAXMausolou & Irodotou, 71601, Heraklion+302810227013linkMon-Fri 08:00-21:00
Sat 08:00-20:30
SklavenitisMixail Eleutheriadi, 71601, Heraklion+302810341641N/AMon-Fri 08:00-21:00
Sat 08:00-20:00

Parking lot in Heraklion

24/7 parking spots in Heraklion

(*) Accept both cash and card payments – the rest are cash only.

LocationAddressContact TelWebsitePrice Range
Parking HandaxPiniou 7, Chanioporta, 71303, Heraklion+302810371231link€3.00/ 2 h (*)
FaitakiFaitaki, 71202, HeraklionN/AN/AN/A
Archiepiskopou MakariouArxiepiskopou Makariou 2, 71202, Heraklion+302813409000linkN/A
Park KingGeor.Georgiadou 58, 71305, Heraklion+302810316070linkN/A
Kommeno MpenteniKondulaki, 71305, Heraklion+302813409000linkFree / 2 h
Panasanou ParkingPanasanou 11-13, 71201, Heraklion+302810281000N/A€3.00/ 2 h
Skordilidon Car ParkSkordilidon, 71202, Heraklion+302813409000link€3.00/ 2 h
Iraklio Center ParkingSt. Giamalaki 50, 71202, Heraklion+302810282731link€4.00/ 2 h (*)
Parking AthinaMonis Kardiotissis & Talo, 71201, Heraklion+306945912223N/A€4.00/ day
Plastira Center Robotic Parking
Leof Nikolaou Plastira 47, 71201, Heraklion+302810330484link€3.00/ 2 h
Marakis ParkingMonis Odigitrias 10, 71202, Heraklion+302810341157N/AN/A
Thiseos ParkingThiseos 18, 71201, Heraklion+302810333330N/A€5.10/ 2 h (*)
Parking Valtzaki
Evans 74, 71201, HeraklionN/AN/AN/A
Porto Parking
Mitsotaki 5 71202 HeraklionN/AN/A€4.00/ 2 h
City Center ParkingArkoleontos 1 & Almurou, 71202, Heraklion+302810286733N/A€4.70/ 2 h
Parking TheiakakiPlateia Theiakaki Ioanni, 71202, HeraklionN/AlinkN/A
Heraklion City Center Car Parking
Koronaiou 16, 71202, HeraklionN/AN/AN/A
Parking Heraklion Port
Limani Herakliou, 71202, HeraklionN/AlinkN/A
Limani HerakliouLimani Herakliou, 71202, Heraklion+302810338115linkMon-Sat €3.00/day
Sun Free
Parking MeramvellouMeramvellou, 71202, HeraklionN/AlinkN/A
Alfa ParkingIkarou 18, 71306, Heraklion+302810289347N/A€3.00/ 2 h
Kastro ParkingPediados 1, 71201, Heraklion+302810343245N/A4.80€/ 2 h
Stathmos KladiAnopoleos 3 & Averof, 71201, Heraklion+302810229200link4.50€/ 2 h (*)
Par. 4i Pediados ViglasPar. 4i Pediados Viglas 71306 HeraklionN/AN/AN/A
Pl. AnalipseosPl. Analipseos 71306 HeraklionN/AN/A€3.00/ 2 h
Limani Herakliou 2Limani Herakliou, 71306, Heraklion+302810338115link€3.00/ 2 h
EparkingLeof.Ikarou 97, 71601, Heraklion+302130390850link€5.00/ 2 h (*)

Other parking spots in Heraklion

LocationAddressContact TelWebsitePrice RangeOpening Hours
TalosSofokli Venizelou, 71303, Heraklion+302813409000link€2.00/ 2 hMon-Sun 8:00-00:00
Talos Plaza ParkingSofokli Venizelou, Minos & Pelasgon 71303 Heraklion+302810255555link€2.00/ 2 hMon-Fri,Sun 10:00-02:00
Sat 10:00-03:00
Parking MichelidakiMixelidaki, 7120,2 HeraklionN/AN/AN/AMon-Sun 08:00-22:00
Theotokopoulou 14Theotokopoulou 14, 71202, HeraklionN/AN/A€4.00/ 2 hMon-Sun 08:00-21:00
Pili Agiou GeorgiouPili Agiou Georgiou, Ikarou 71306, Heraklion+302813409000link€4.00/ 2 hMon-Fri 07:00-23:00
Sat 07:00-15:00
Fasoulakis Ioannis ParkingMonis Kardiotissis 26 & Ioustinianou 71201, Heraklion+302810280773N/AN/AMon-Fri 8:00-21:30
Sat 9:00-15:00
MartinengoLeof. Plastira, 71201, Heraklion+302813409000link€3.00/ 2 hMon-Fri 7:00-23:00
Sat 07:00-15:00
Parking LasithiouLasithiou, 71201, HeraklionN/AN/AN/AMon-Sat 08:30-14:30
Municipal Parking Lot
Par. 2i Pediados, Viglas, 71201, Heraklion+302813409000link€3.00/ 2 hMon-Fri 07:00-23:00
Sat 07:00-15:00


We hope that you find our complete guide to where to park in Heraklion useful. Have you used any of the parking sports in Heraklion mentioned above? Let us know about your experience in the comments below.