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Deals For This Weekend's Flights

OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
ATHCreteOctober 2 to October 9$149
ATHCreteOctober 1 to October 6$159
FCOCreteOctober 2 to October 8$276
FCOCreteOctober 2 to October 8$276
LGWCreteOctober 1 to October 5$277
FRACreteOctober 1 to July 8$305
LGWCreteOctober 1 to October 5$306
FCOCreteOctober 1 to October 8$331
FCOCreteOctober 1 to October 8$331
FRACreteOctober 2 to October 6$406
DUSCreteOctober 1 to October 6$425
QKLCreteOctober 2 to October 9$427
CGNCreteOctober 1 to October 6$575
DUSCreteOctober 2 to October 9$584
HKGCreteOctober 2 to October 9$2,225
*Prices include taxes and fees

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Falasarna Bay

Falasarna Bay

2 out of 5
Falasarna, Kissamos, Crete Island, 73400
The price is $33 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Stay at this aparthotel in Kissamos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions Balos ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (118 reviews)
Wonderful stay
"I had an absolutely lovely stay here for two nights, and wish I could’ve stayed longer! Very clean, nicely renovated, quiet at night and so close to the beach."

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Christina Beach Hotel

Christina Beach Hotel

2 out of 5
Kasteli, Kissamos, Crete Island, 73400
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $51 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
Stay at this beach aparthotel in Kissamos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (130 reviews)
"Great stay! Beautiful, clean rooms with gorgeous views. Friendly staff. Perfect base for easily exploring the West side. We stayed ten nights and it was a very peaceful hotel with a lovely pool. Beach out front is OK for swimming, but there many other beaches easily found in close proximity that ..."

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Paralos Venus Suites - Adults Only

Paralos Venus Suites - Adults Only

5 out of 5
Analipsi, Chersonissos, Iraklion, Hersonissos, Crete Island, 70014
The price is $79 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Hersonissos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (102 reviews)
"I wish I had spent more of my time in Crete here!"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2022

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Athinaikon

Athinaikon

2 out of 5
89 Ethnikis Antistassis Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
The price is $51 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
Stay at this hotel in Heraklion. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
3.7/5 Good! (31 reviews)
Highly recommend
"We liked this hotel so much, that we booked 2 nights on our return to Heraklion. The staff are so friendly & helpful. It is also very conveniently located in walking distance of the ferry port, bus station & city centre."

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Our Top Crete Apartment Hotels

Macaris Suites and SPA

Macaris Suites and SPA

4 out of 5
Odyssea Elyti 8, Rethymno, Crete Island, 74100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $128 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Rethymno. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (257 reviews)
Wonderful spot
"Great hotel in terrific location (albeit a reasonable distance from Port and Airport). Loved our stay"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Alena Apartments

Alena Apartments

3 out of 5
Koronaiou 13, Chania, Crete, 73136
The price is $34 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Chania. Enjoy free WiFi, free bicycles on site, and an airport shuttle. Popular attractions Agia Marina Beach and Municipal ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (70 reviews)
Good Location!
"The place has a great location, middle of downtown, few minutes to the Venetian Port. The apartment is functional but the furniture is old and show that. Good space for two ppl but not more. The bathroom definitely needs remodeling and is crowded. I think they save money buying the cheapest furniture, ..."

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Artemis Village Apartments & Studios

Artemis Village Apartments & Studios

4 out of 5
Stavros Akrotiriou, Chania, Crete, 731 00
The price is $44 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Chania. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (64 reviews)
"We have had a great stay at Artemis. In a beautiful setting about 10 minute walk from Stavros, these apartments are well maintained, modern bright and well equipped. The hosts are lovely, very friendly and helpful. Tasty poolside food which is competitively priced."

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

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Villa Petra - Fantastic Sea and Mountain Views, High speed internet in all rooms

Villa Petra - Fantastic Sea and Mountain Views, High speed internet in all rooms

Chania/Kalyves, Crete
Stay at this family-friendly villa in Apokoronas. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a water park. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Beautiful large villa with stunning views
"Such a gorgeous villa in a beautifully quiet and very Greek part of Crete. Up in the mountains this villa has panoramic views but still feels private. Great for a couple or friends and family. The villa has everything you need and is just a short drive away from a number of traditional villages away ..."

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

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Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa - Adults Only

Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa - Adults Only

5 out of 5
Analipsi, Analipsi, Hersonissos, 70014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $214 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Hersonissos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the bar in our reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (213 reviews)
Good but less than expected
"The place is huge and looks very nice. Rooms are very large and comfort. On the other hand, the hotel is a bit too big and with many guests so sometimes the service lacks. I had a half board reservation and so they let you eat only in the main restaurant. I was disappointed of the food quality in ..."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Aquila Atlantis Hotel

Aquila Atlantis Hotel

5 out of 5
2 Ygias Street, Heraklion, Crete Island, 71202
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Heraklion. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (645 reviews)
Great stay at the Aquila Atlantis
"It was a great stay overall, the grand suite was wonderful, offering panoramic views of the harbor and city. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. The hotel is walking distance to the archaeological museum and old town. This will be our go-to hotel for all stays in Heraklion."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2022

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive

5 out of 5
Hersonissou, Hersonissos, Crete Island, 70014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $201 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this 5-star luxury property in Hersonissos. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (639 reviews)
"Everything was perfect!!"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2022

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Akasha Beach Hotel & Spa

Akasha Beach Hotel & Spa

5 out of 5
Eleftheriou Venizelou 183, Hersonissos, Crete, 70014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Hersonissos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Star Beach Water Park and Aquaworld ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (45 reviews)
"Central location. Great facilities."

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

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Family Friendly Hotels in Crete

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Great for families

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive

5 out of 5
Hersonissou, Hersonissos, Crete Island, 70014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $201 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this 5-star luxury property in Hersonissos. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (639 reviews)

Families like: Kids pool, free waterpark access, kids club, playground

Travelers say...
"Everything was perfect!!"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2022

Renieris Hotel
Great for families

Renieris Hotel

3 out of 5
Lofos Psathi 1 Kato Stalos, Agia Marina, Chania, Crete, 73100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Chania. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (634 reviews)

Families like: Kids pool, babysitting, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby

Travelers say...
"The owners made you feel like you were part of the family!"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Kiani Beach Resort Family - All Inclusive
Great for families

Kiani Beach Resort Family - All Inclusive

5 out of 5
Kiani Akti, Chania, Crete Island, 73003
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $149 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
Stay at this 5-star luxury property in Chania. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (514 reviews)

Families like: Kids pool, waterslide, kids club, playground

Travelers say...
"All the staff were working really hard. The sea was excellent for both adult and kids. We had great work along the beach, too. The blue flag beach is right next to a little river and the area was great fun."

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

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Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Great for families

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

5 out of 5
Anissaras, Hersonissos, Crete Island, 70014
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $172 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
Stay at this 5-star luxury property in Hersonissos. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (549 reviews)

Families like: Kids pool, waterslide, kids club, playground

Travelers say...
"Great staff, really welcoming. lovely resort and food"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2022

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Crete?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current travel advice, quarantine policies and other important information for your flight to Crete.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
The majority of airlines will make an allowance for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19. To know for certain, read over your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions before booking. You can also visit our Customer Service Portal for any additional information.
Which airlines fly to Crete?
Look up the deals from the 15 airlines that fly to Crete. Whether you want to live large in first class or save money in economy, there’ll be a seat for you. Head for Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) with one of these trusted carriers:

  • Condor - 87 flights to Crete per month
  • TUI fly Deutschland - 81 flights to Crete per month
  • Aegean Airlines - 80 flights to Crete per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Crete?
There’s one major entry point for this area — Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER). Book your flights to this popular gateway and explore all that Crete has to offer.
How much is a flight to Crete?
Loads of fabulous deals were there for the taking this week, with round-trip flights to Crete ranging between $149 and $2,225. But it was passengers starting their trip from () who landed the top bargains. One-way flights to Crete fell to just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Crete?
Scoring cheap flights to Crete is as simple as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d love to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are some tips your budget will love:

  • Depending on your departure city, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Oftentimes, other departure points offer more competitive fares.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to view the fares on days either side of your chosen departure. You may be able to find cheaper flight deals if your dates are flexible.
  • You can also select the ‘Show options’ function to filter results for your preferred carrier, seating class, nonstop flights and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even choose the time of day you’d prefer to fly.
  • Reserve your airfare as soon as you’ve sorted your travel dates. While it does happen on occasion, airfares rarely drop in price as your departure date approaches.
  • Make serious savings on your getaway by bundling your flights, hotels and car rental into an Orbitz package deal. Your travel budget will thank you.
  • Don’t travel during the busy season if possible. By steering clear of summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can save loads on your airfares.

How long is a flight to Crete?
Your flight to Crete could be an hour or two or more, depending on where you’re flying from. We’ve drawn up a list of three of the most popular domestic routes and flight times to give you some idea of what to expect:

  • Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 50 minutes
  • Thessaloniki (SKG-Macedonia) to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 1 hour and 12 minutes
  • Rhodes (RHO-Diagoras) to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 1 hour and 4 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Crete?
If your schedule allows, book your flights to Crete in January. This is the best month to reserve low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a little planning, you’re bound to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Crete?
To pick up a fantastic flight deal, book on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Usually, these are the cheapest days to purchase airfares to Crete.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Crete?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, you ought to jump on a plane on a Monday to get cheap flights to Crete. Next most affordable day? Tuesday. Saturday will set you back the most. So, consider leaving early in the week if you’d love to book a wallet-friendly fare without paying premium prices.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Crete?
We won’t keep you guessing — based on Orbitz data, August is generally the most affordable month to fly. Perfect for those who want to sneak in a weekend getaway or just a break from it all before the weather changes. The least affordable time to fly is the height of summer, with airfares at their highest in June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and your flight should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a cinch to search for flights with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your departure and arrival points and then click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for easy?
What do I need for the flight to Crete?
It’s good to be ready for anything when going on a trip. Keep in mind the following pointers for a smooth flight:

  • You’ll need proof of identification such as your passport. To avoid delays while checking in, make sure you book your flight tickets under the same name as your government-issued ID. It’s good to have digital copies of important documents too, just in case!
  • Bring some extra entertainment for your long trip to Crete. If you’ve had enough of watching that series on your phone, give your eyes a break from all that screen time and listen to some music instead.
  • Cabin temperatures are often chilly enough to give you goose bumps. Pack a hoodie even if you’re traveling during the summertime.

How many direct flights are there to Crete?
Your thrilling adventure is one easy plane journey away, with 229 direct flights to Crete each month. Search for your fare with Orbitz and pick up a terrific deal with Aegean Airlines, Sky Express or Condor. Other respected airlines that provide nonstop services include Eurowings, Corendon Airlines Europe and easyJet.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Crete?
There are ways of booking first or business-class airfares to Crete that won’t burn through your wallet. Grab a seat at the front of the plane for less with these useful tips:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and hold out for sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer business-class seating at affordable prices. Ditch the full-service carriers and check out these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a rewards program.

Travel tips for Crete

  • Acropolis is just one must-see during your trip to Crete. Reserve a car rental and enjoy the freedom of discovering this well-known attraction — and loads of others — at your own pace.
  • If you enjoy the action and excitement of major cities, kick off your adventure in Heraklion. This fascinating destination is the first port of call for many travelers to the area.

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