Flying from London to Heraklion
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.
Parking at Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs Â£17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged Â£2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.
London Ground Transportation
London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.
Airport Dining Facilities
There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.
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.
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