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Istanbul to Heraklion flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Istanbul and Heraklion take, on average, 2 h and 20 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Heraklion found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, June is the busiest time to fly from Istanbul to Heraklion
Best time to bookAccording to real data August is the most popular time to book a flight to Heraklion when departing from Istanbul

Cheap last minute flights to Heraklion

Latest deals and top flight routes from Istanbul airports.

Departure Wed, 03 Nov Return Sun, 07 Nov
IST Istanbul
HER Heraklion
return from £125
Departure Sat, 13 Nov Return Sat, 20 Nov
IST Istanbul
HER Heraklion
return from £140
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 18 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
310%

Trains are 310% more expensive in Heraklion than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.31
Heraklion
£1.27
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
115%

The average meal is 115% more expensive in Heraklion than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£3.14
Heraklion
£6.75
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
556%

Taxis are 556% more expensive in Heraklion than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.45
Heraklion
£2.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
98%

Coffee is 98% more expensive in Heraklion than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.27
Heraklion
£2.51
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Heraklion airports
  • ( N. Kazantzakis Apt (HER)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 444 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Heraklion

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Heraklion during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Greece may apply when travelling from Istanbul. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Heraklion at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Heraklion is 125£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Heraklion expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Heraklion costs an average of 2.97 GBP, 506% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.49 GBP, while train tickets costs 285% more in Heraklion: 1.27 GBP against 0.33 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.79 GBP in Heraklion, 108% more than the 3.27 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 92% more expensive in Heraklion, with an average of 2.52 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.31 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Heraklion?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Heraklion are August, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Heraklion?
The best time of the year to go to Heraklion when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Heraklion from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Heraklion.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Heraklion?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Heraklion is of around 02:20 hours on average, considering an average distance of 862 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Heraklion compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Heraklion's temperatures can go up to 31.7 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 6.7 ºC in Heraklion, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Heraklion have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Heraklion are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Heraklion are:
  • Aegean Airlines, stoping in Athens for 110 minutes minimun.
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