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Selected fares from Heraklion to Athens

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Route Information for Flights from Heraklion to Athens

Origin Airport IATA Code HER
Destination Airport IATA Code ATH
Flight Price $140
Distance 307 km

Flying from Heraklion to Athens

Heraklion Airport

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.

Airports in Athens

Travelers visiting Athens will initially arrive at Athens "Eleftherios Venizelos" International Airport. Orbitz.com offers travelers the ability to search for cheap flights to Athens from a number of airlines, including United Airlines, Air Canada, US Airways, and Delta. The airport is located about 17 miles from the center of the city.

Transportation in Athens

From the airport, travelers can use the public transit system to reach the city. A ride on the metro will cost about eight euros. Another option is to rent a car to enjoy increased freedom and flexibility for exploring Athens. Orbitz.com helps travelers find sales on car rentals prior to their arrival in Athens.

Weather Information in Athens

Travelers planning a visit to Athens should be aware that the best time to visit is March through May. The average temperature during this time is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to rise from June through August, which may be an unpleasant time to visit. The average daytime temperature in August is 92 degrees Fahrenheit, but temperatures can also rise above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to cool in October. Between November and February is when the city receives the most rain. During this time, Athens can be windy and chilly, with temperatures about 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

Destination Highlights in Athens

Athens and the surrounding area are home to numerous historical landmarks, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Dionysos, the oldest theater in Greece. Museums are located throughout the city as well. Parnitha National Park is another popular destination for visitors to Athens. To find low-cost air tickets and cheap flights to Athens for viewing these attractions, check with Orbitz.com.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.