Heraklion to Istanbul Flights
Flights to Istanbul
Heraklion Airport is located in Crete's capital city, Heraklion. The facility is located in the northeastern portion of the city and services both international and domestic flights. If you need to find cheap flights to Heraklion, use Orbitz.com to book your flights. Orbitz.com searches the available flights to find you the best deals.
Parking at the Airport
There is parking available at the airport. Short-term parking costs €3 for up to six hours, and long-term parking costs €50 for up to a month.
Transportation to the Airport
You have numerous options for getting to Heraklion Airport. You can drive or take a taxi to the airport, which is less than three miles east of the city center. City buses travel to the airport every few minutes during the day Monday through Saturday. Although buses do run on Sunday, they are much less frequent.
Heraklion Airport Restaurants
There are five small cafes and one restaurant at Heraklion Airport. The selection of food may be limited, but if you just need a snack while waiting on your cheap flights from Heraklion Airport, you will be able to find something light to eat or drink. There is also a duty-free shop where you may be able to find snacks.
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
Cheap flights from Heraklion to Istanbul
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Heraklion and Istanbul airports and terminals
Airports in Heraklion, GR
N. Kazantzakis Apt. (HER)
Distance from City Center: 2.6 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Heraklion to Istanbul on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Aegean/Turkish Airlines||A3301/TK1846||HER||6:40 AM||IST||11:30 AM||320/321||4hr 50min|
|Aegean/Aegean||A3303/A3992||HER||9:00 AM||IST||3:00 PM||320/320||6hr 0min|
|Aegean/Turkish Airlines||A3307/TK1850||HER||12:20 PM||IST||4:15 PM||320/320||3hr 55min|
|Aegean/Olympic Air||A3317/OA319||HER||2:35 PM||IST||8:30 PM||320/DH4||5hr 55min|
|Aegean/Olympic Air||A3323/OA319||HER||5:35 PM||IST||8:30 PM||320/DH4||2hr 55min|
|Olympic Air/Olympic Air||OA6317/OA319||HER||2:35 PM||IST||8:30 PM||320/DH4||5hr 55min|
|Olympic Air/Olympic Air||OA6323/OA319||HER||5:35 PM||IST||8:30 PM||320/DH4||2hr 55min|
|Aegean/Turkish Airlines||A3323/TK1844||HER||5:35 PM||IST||11:05 PM||320/738||5hr 30min|
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