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Athens to Heraklion Flights

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Selected fares from Athens to Heraklion

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
ATH HER Mon, Mar 2 - Fri, Mar 6 $89
ATH HER Fri, Sep 12 - Fri, Sep 19 $2,593
ATH HER Fri, Oct 17 - Fri, Oct 24 $4,395

Athens and Heraklion airports and terminals

Airports in Athens , GR
map of airports in Athens
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    Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)

    Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles

    Carriers for flights from ATH to HER

    Carriers
    Air Canada, Egyptair
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Airports in Heraklion , GR
map of airports in Heraklion
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    N. Kazantzakis Apt. (HER)

    Distance from City Center: 2.6 miles

    Carriers for flights from ATH to HER

    Carriers
    Air Canada, Egyptair
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Cheap flights from Athens to Heraklion

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Heraklion Airport Hotels

Hotel only $141

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

5 stars
4.2 / 5 24 reviews

75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion Map

Health and well-being are the focus in this central Heraklion hotelLocated in Heraklion, the Galaxy Hotel is close to top business and sightseeing venues. Two restaurants offer Cretan-inspired food... More

Hotel only $92

Marin Dream Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 6 reviews

46, Epimenidou str. Heraklion Map

Completely renovated hotel in Heraklion City is ready to accommodate and provide high hospitality services to its visitors. In a very small distance from the Heraklion town cent-re, constitutes an... More

Hotel only $55

Castro Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

A.Papandreou str.301,Gazi Ammoudara, nr Heraklion Map

Book In Advance & Save 10%

The CASTRO hotel has a warm and friendly atmosphere which will make your holidays unforgettable. The CASTRO hotel has been recently renewed. Every room has view(pool,sea,or mountain), its own... More

Hotel only $265

Mitsis Serita Beach - All Inclusive Hotel

5 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Anissaras Map

All Inclusive Resort!

The Mitsis Serita Beach Hotel is a stylish, modern hotel located on the beach in Anissaras on the lovely island of Crete. You will find plenty of tavernas in this quieter part of the island, but... More

Hotel only $252

Vergis Epavlis

5 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

AGIOS MYRONAS Map

Book Now & Save 10%

...Easy access to Heraklion and its airport, wonderful beaches, archaeological sites (Knossos, Festos and more), a world apart in atmosphere.... More

Hotel only $108

Amazones Village Suites

4 stars
4.6 / 5 13 reviews

Lyktou Road Piskopiano, Hersonissos Map

Free WiFi

Spacious and sunny on a hilltop overlooking the oceanSet on a hilltop overlooking the ocean and the popular tourist spot of Hersonissos, the Amazones Village Suites is a home-away-from-home in the... More

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 13 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $134
Earn $1.34
Return Mon, Sep 15 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 24 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $89
Earn $0.89
Return Sun, Oct 5 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 12 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $158
Earn $1.58
Return Fri, Sep 19 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 3 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $99
Earn $0.99
Return Sun, Oct 5 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $89
Earn $0.89
Return Fri, Oct 24 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $89
Earn $0.89
Return Fri, Oct 24 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Athens to Heraklion

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 29 Athens (ATH) Heraklion (HER) Aegean Airlines $89
Earn $0.89
Return Tue, Dec 2 Heraklion (HER) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines
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Flights to Heraklion

Flying out of Athens

Sometimes trying to find cheap airfare can be a challenging task, but Orbtiz.com makes searching through multiple airlines easy by comparing an assortment of airlines fares at the same time. This gives the budget-conscious traveler several options and makes it easy to find and book cheap flights from Athens.

Athens Major Airport

The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.

Parking Options at the Airport

The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.

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Heraklion International Airport

Crete is a popular spot for tourists, and many of those travelers pass through the Heraklion International Airport. The airport is only three miles from downtown Heraklion, sitting to the east of the city. Finding cheap flights to Heraklion is not always easy, especially if you visit during the busy season. With Orbitz.com, you can stop worrying about planning your trip because you can book international flights from Air Berlin, BlueBird Airways, Sky Express, and other airlines serving the airport.

Transportation to Nearby Locations

After you land, head to the exit of the passenger terminal and look for the taxis parked here. Taxis are available during all hours of operation at the airport. Your other option is to rent a car from Avis, Eurodollar, Autohellas, or Travel Star, which have rental counters at the airport.

Climate in Heraklion

Summer months in Heraklion have average high temperatures reaching 74 degrees Fahrenheit and average more than 10 hours of sunshine every day. The winters are a little harsher with average high temperatures dropping to below 54 degrees.

Museums and Culture

When you visit Heraklion, make sure that you spend a few days taking in the culture of this area at sites such as the Historical Museum of Crete, The Natural History Museum of Crete, and The Palace of Knossos. When you plan your trip through Orbitz.com, the money that you save can go towards visiting some of these amazing sites. After you search the available cheap flights to Heraklion, you can easily book your low-fare ticket and start saving money immediately.

Interesting facts about flights from Athens to Heraklion

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Athens to Heraklion today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 50m.
    • Egyptair flight 9236 (8:25 AM GMT, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) is today's earliest available flight from Athens to Heraklion.
    • Egyptair flight 9236 (8:25 AM GMT, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) is today's latest available flight from Athens to Heraklion.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Athens to Heraklion (Egyptair flight 9236, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) takes 0h 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Athens to Heraklion (Egyptair flight 9236, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) takes 0h 50m.
    • Flights from Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH) to N. Kazantzakis Apt. (HER) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Athens and Heraklion

Equipment Carrier
De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400 Egyptair, Air Canada
Airbus Industrie A319 Air Canada
Airbus Industrie A320 Air Canada