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London to Chania flights

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Flight DurationFlights between London and Chania take, on average, 4 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Chania found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Chania
Arriving AirportFlights departing London with Chania as destination arrives at Souda

Cheap last minute flights to Chania

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Departure Tue, 05 Oct Return Sat, 09 Oct
LON London
CHQ Chania
return from £30
Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Tue, 26 Oct
LON London
CHQ Chania
return from £82
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Find out further information on London and Chania to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.16 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 27 September 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Chania are 48% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Chania is 43% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 6% more expensive in Chania than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Chania is 6% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Chania airports
  • ( Souda (CHQ)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1628 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Chania

How long is the flight from London to Chania?

A direct flight departing from London usually takes about 4 hours to reach Chania. The fastest flight duration for a connecting journey is approximately 9 hours. The distance between London and Chania is about 1628 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

Common stopovers for flight departures from London to Chania include Munich International Airport (MUC), Athens International Airport (ATH), and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

What documentation do I need to fly to Chania from London?

UK citizens holding a valid passport can travel to Chania visa-free. Citizens from EU nations can enter Greece with a passport or national identity card. Non-EU nationals may need to obtain a Schengen visa in order to visit Greece.

Is there a time change from London to Chania?

The time zone in Chania is Eastern European Standard Time (EET), 2 hours ahead of London's Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Which airlines fly from London to Chania

Several leading airlines provide services from London to Chania. These include:

How to find cheap flights from London to Chania

Whether you are on a business trip or relaxing holidays with family, you will find the best deals on flight tickets from London to Chania with Opodo. Just add your journey details in Opodo's smart search engine and it will provide you with a wide range of search results featuring discounted airfares on international and domestic flights to Chania. You have plenty of search options including prices, airports, airlines, and schedules to help you select the best flight for your trips. If you're flexible with travel dates, you can also find the cheapest days to fly.

When are the best times to fly from London to Chania

  • March is an excellent time for enjoying city breaks in Chania. The weather is nice and comfortable, with temperatures ranging between 16°C to 26°C. It’s a good time to explore the island of Crete's natural attractions.
  • July and August are the hottest summer months in Chania, and the busiest time to travel to the city. You'll experience warmer weather, great for beach activities, nightlife, and partying.
  • September marks the beginning of autumn in Chania, and often the cheapest time to go and enjoy your trip. During this period, the sea temperature is pleasantly warm, perfect for swimming and water activities. You'll be treated to fewer crowds, cheaper accommodation rates, and attractive deals on flights.

Airports in London

London has several major airports offering flights to Chania: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Located 14 miles south-west of Central London, Heathrow Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train - Heathrow Express, about 15min.
  • By bus/coach - National Express and Megabus; journey time varies between 35 to 70min.
  • By taxi - travel time around 1 hour.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, banks, cafés, and restaurants.

Useful information about London City Airport

London City Airport is about 7 miles from central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train - DLR, about 22 minutes.
  • By bus - bus numbers 473 and 474, travel time approximately 1 hour.
  • By taxi - around 30 minutes.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, medical facilities, baby care, lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, left luggage options, a wide range of restaurants and cafés.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is approximately 25 miles south of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train - Gatwick Express; journey time 30 minutes from London Victoria station.
  • By coach - easyBus; about an hour.
  • By taxi - between 60 to 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, duty-free shops, currency exchange, banks, many restaurants, and cafés.

Airports in Chania

Chania has one major air hub providing flights to London: Chania International Airport (CHQ).

Useful information about Chania International Airport

Chania International Airport is about 8 miles from the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus: KTEL buses, about 25 minutes.
  • By taxi: travel time about 25 minutes.

Services: Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, baby room, duty-free shops, bars, banks, post office, lounge facility, several restaurants, and cafés.

What to do and visit in Chania

  • Take a visit to Balos, one of Crete's most stunning beaches, known for its turquoise water and emerald-green lagoon.
  • Discover Chania's cultural heritage at the Maritime Museum of Crete and the Archaeological Museum of Chania.
  • Explore the many gorges and canyons around Chania, including the famous Gorge of Samaria.
  • Take a relaxing walk along the harbour in the Old Town area and admire panoramic views of the surroundings.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Chania

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Chania 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 London. 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 London to Chania at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Chania is 30£. 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 Chania expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Chania costs an average of 3.18 GBP, 14% more expensive than London, with a fare of 2.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 48% less in Chania: 1.46 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.58 GBP in Chania, 43% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Chania, with an average of 2.83 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.96 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Chania?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Chania are July, May and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Chania?
The best time of the year to go to Chania when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Chania from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Chania.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Chania?
The total flight time between London and Chania is of around 04:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,712 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 Chania compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Chania's temperatures can go up to 35.2 ºC during the hot season, with 1.6 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 3.59 ºC in Chania, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Chania have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Chania?
The main airport route flying between London and Chania is: Gatwick (LGW) to Souda (CHQ). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • Norwegian Air International.
  • Thomson Airways Ltd.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Chania flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Souda (CHQ) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Chania are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Chania are:
  • Lufthansa, stoping in Dusseldorf for 990 minutes minimun.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, with 65 minutes scale in Athens.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, with 65 minutes scale in Athens.
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