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Istanbul Heraklion
Sat, 03 Aug IST - HER
Mon, 05 Aug HER - IST
£256 £234
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Athens Heraklion
Fri, 27 Sep ATH - HER
£16 £15
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Thessaloniki Heraklion
Mon, 29 Jul SKG - HER
Thu, 01 Aug HER - SKG
£168 £165
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London Heraklion
Sun, 28 Jul LGW - HER
Thu, 01 Aug HER - LGW
£304 £298
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London Heraklion
Sun, 28 Jul LGW - HER
Thu, 01 Aug HER - LGW
£309 £303
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London Heraklion
Sun, 28 Jul LGW - HER
Thu, 01 Aug HER - LGW
£313 £303
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Popular flight routes to Heraklion

Flights from Athens to Heraklion
£17 £16
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Flights from Bucharest to Heraklion
£38 £35
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Flights from Belgrade to Heraklion
£39 £37
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Flights from Warsaw to Heraklion
£45 £44
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Flights from Paris to Heraklion
14 %
£47 £40
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Flights from Leeds Bradford to Heraklion
16 %
£52 £44
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Flights to Heraklion

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Heraklion is a city famed for its ancient history, palaces, museums and fortresses. During the olden times, it was the port of Knossos and was founded in 824 by Muslims. Heraklion went through several rulers during the Byzantine, Ottoman and British occupations. It was, however, in the Venetian era that the city flourished in architecture, art, trade and literature. Today, Heraklion is a city proud of its heritage and capitalises on this to promote its services and tourism sectors. Many flights to Heraklion bring travellers from all over the world to see its ancient ruins and experience its cultural past whilst enjoying a relaxed holiday on the island of Crete. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Heraklion!

Things to do and places to see in Heraklion

The fourth largest island in Greece boasts of many stunning attractions, from historic ruins to splendid fortifications. Visit museums, ramble through archaeological excavations or check out fortresses. Sample local dishes, stroll through markets or just soak in stunning views. For travellers on cheap flights to Heraklion, the urban settlement is a delightful combination of the new and the old.

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Heraklion airports

Heraklion International Airport or Nikos Kazantzakis is the main airport that looks after the air travel needs of Heraklion city. Most of the flights handled by the airport are seasonal, particularly during the summer months when passengers who book trips to Heraklion are at their highest volume. The airport features cafes and snack bars, duty-free shops, cash dispensers, currency exchange, car rental and lounges for the comfort of travellers.

Heraklion International Airport

Top airlines

The top carriers at this airport are the following airline companies: Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and Thomson Airways.


It is located 5 km from the centre of Heraklion city.

Transport options

The airport is accessible via the E75 motorway or by using the principal road of Ikarou from the city centre. Local buses run on a regular schedule from the airport to downtown Heraklion and back. For passengers who want to reach their hotels rapidly, taking a cab from the taxi stand is the best option. It is also possible to reserve or book cabs online.

FAQ's about Heraklion

How can I find cheap flights to Heraklion at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £15 to Heraklion. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Heraklion.
When's the best time to book flights to Heraklion?
The top month to book flights to Heraklion is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Heraklion flights is August. In third place: June. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Heraklion, read on.
When's the best time to go to Heraklion?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Heraklion is... August. The next best month to travel to Heraklion is September. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Heraklion. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Heraklion is January.
Which airlines fly to Heraklion from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Heraklion include:
  • Easyjet, which flies from London and Manchester to Heraklion plus from Bristol.
  • Jet2.Com, which has flights from Manchester and London as well as Birmingham to Heraklion.
  • Corendon Airlines, with flights from Manchester to Heraklion and London and also from Vienna.
Indirect flights from the UK to Heraklion include:
  • Aegean Airlines, which flies from London and Vilnius and also from Manchester.
  • Eurowings, with flights from London and Paris to Heraklion plus Birmingham.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, which has flights from Vancouver and New York City as well as from Montreal to Heraklion.
How early should I be at the airport to take a flight to Heraklion?
To ensure punctuality for your flight to Heraklion, it's essential to arrive at the airport at least two to three hours beforehand. This timeframe allows for necessary procedures such as check-ins, security screenings, customs, and boarding, all of which can consume considerable time. At Opodo, you'll discover unbeatable deals for flights to Heraklion, departing from over 32 cities. Moreover, you can select from various services aimed at enhancing your airport experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage allowances. For added convenience, when booking your flight with Opodo, consider including insurance or opting for a refundable fare to ensure a hassle-free journey to Heraklion!
What is the name of Heraklion’s airport?
Heraklion is served by 1 airport[s]. N. Kazantzakis Apt airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 32 cities, such as London, Athens and Manchester, the most popular routes.
How far is Heraklion’s airport from the city centre?
Heraklion’s airport N. Kazantzakis Apt is located 2 miles from the city centre.
How much does it cost to travel from the airport to the city center of Heraklion?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.01 £ per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from N. Kazantzakis Apt , for example, the average price for the ride to Heraklion centre is around 3.37 £ per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Heraklion. Pick your preferred car type and get from N. Kazantzakis Apt to Heraklion city centre on your own terms.
How much should I budget for a trip to Heraklion?
If you are going to Heraklion, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.10 £
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 37.87 £
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 7.57 £
  • - Domestic Beer: 4.00 £
  • - Imported Beer: 5.05 £
  • - Coffee: 3.01 £
  • - SoftDrink: 1.41 £
  • - Water: 0.43 £
What is the weather like in Heraklion?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Heraklion is in May, July and September, when the average temperature reaches 26.67 °C, while July, August and June are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 147.17 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Heraklion during the months of January, February and March to experience an average of 12.08 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during June, August and September, when the average precipitation in Heraklion is 7.73 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.
Airport code HER The IATA code for the arrival airport on flights to Heraklion is HER
Most popular airline Jet2.Com Most popular airline with flights to Heraklion
High season August According to search data from our customers, August is the busiest time to fly to Heraklion
Low season January According to search data from our customers, January is the least busy time to fly to Heraklion

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