Flights to Crete vary based on month, airline, when you book, where you are departing from and many more variables, but on average momondo users can expect to spend about £240/pp. The absolute cheapest flight to Crete is £21/pp
60% of momondo users visit Heraklion more often than any other city in Crete. When travelling to Heraklion, typically the most convenient airport to fly into is Thera Airport.
Many visitors who travel to Crete find themselves making a stop at popular landmarks such as Elafonissi Beach, Agia Marina Beach, and Platanias Beach.
Elafonissi Beach is closest to Heraklion Airport. Those looking for an alternative airport option near Elafonissi Beach could try flying into Chania Airport.
Currently, Greece travel restrictions include travel to Crete. Greece has restricted the entry of all travellers with the exception of nationals, residence permit holders, or long-term visa holders of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, or their families. Greek nationals and residence permit holders may still enter the country. However, holders of certificates of application for renewal of a Greek residence permit may not enter. Healthcare professionals, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, travellers in transit, and travellers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate may also enter. All travellers entering Greece on flights that are not state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights or military flights. are required to be in isolation for a period of 14 days. Flights from Turkey, Albania, and North Macedonia are suspended except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. North Macedonian nationals may enter Greece via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue on by road to North Macedonia. Their trip must be preapproved by an official body like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs or North Macedonian embassy. Flights from Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom are also suspended except for special categories of flights like those for cargo, humanitarian aid, military, and repatriation. If you are planning to travel to Crete at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.