London to Chania flights

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Departure Wed, 19 Aug Return Fri, 28 Aug
LON London
CHQ Chania
return from £102
Departure Tue, 08 Sep Return Thu, 10 Sep
LON London
CHQ Chania
return from £86
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 15 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Chania are 45% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Chania is 40% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Chania is 17% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Chania is 2% 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

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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

🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Chania at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 86€ for the route London - Chania. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 2.91 GBP, 17% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 45% less in Chania: 1.54 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.08 GBP in Chania, 39% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Chania, with an average of 2.99 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Chania?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Chania are July, May and June.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Chania from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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.
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