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About Flights to Heraklion

Summary info about Heraklion flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£21

Best Return Price

£68

Fastest flight time

4h 00m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Heraklion from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £21 (London Stansted to Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.).
The best return flight price to Heraklion from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £68 (London Stansted to Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.).
The fastest flight to Heraklion from United Kingdom takes 4h 00m (London Gatwick to Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Heraklion, including Wizz Air UK, Ryanair and easyJet.

Cheapest flights to Heraklion airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Heraklion airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Heraklion

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Heraklion

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chania (CHQ)

Typically, flights to Heraklion from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Chania Souda, which has an average price of £169

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO HERAKLION FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMarch13% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Heraklion costs on average just £246 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO HERAKLION FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember22% more expensiveIt costs about £344 for flights to Heraklion from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO HERAKLION FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJune366% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Heraklion from London Heathrow Airport in June than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Heraklion?

When booking Heraklion flights from Heathrow Airport (LHR), in London, you will find one-stop flights that average between 5h and 11h. If you are leaving from Manchester Airport (MAN), you will find you can reach Heraklion, Greece, in times averaging between 7h and 12h, also with one stop. From Edinburgh Airport (EDI), you will find two-stop flights that push average flight times up to between 12h and 16h. Belfast International Airport (BFS) flights to Heraklion will also include two to three stops and average between 12h and 16h in flying time.

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Heraklion, Greece, from the UK. The shorter flying times will come from London-serving airports such as Heathrow, which has flights with Aegean Airlines that take just under 6h. The shorter flights from Manchester will be with an easyJet and Aegean Airlines partnership and also include one stop in Athens, seeing you in Heraklion generally in just over 7h. The shorter flights from Edinburgh Airport are with Ryanair, TAROM and Sky Express and will include two stops, one in Bucharest and then another in Athens before you arrive at your destination. Your shorter flights from Dublin will be with Aer Lingus and Aegean Airlines and average 10h 30min with two stops, which include London Heathrow and Athens.

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Heraklion for £11/person, which is 97% cheaper than the average flight to Heraklion. To find the cheapest price to Heraklion from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to Heraklion from United Kingdom is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around £161, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Heraklion in September, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Heraklion during March average around £167.

We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Heraklion 15 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Heraklion for £218. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United Kingdom to Heraklion for as low as £68.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Heraklion is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Heraklion on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as £219. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Heraklion on Saturday is £291.

Our data shows that the cheapest United Kingdom to Heraklion flights are usually those with departure times in the evening. Our users have found flights to Heraklion in the evening for as low as £203. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around £268. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Heraklion is possible. If you are planning a flight to Heraklion, consider booking flights to Sitia Airport (55 mi from Heraklion city centre), Chania Souda Airport (58 mi from Heraklion city centre), Thera Santorini Airport (76 mi from Heraklion city centre) or Fri Kasos Island Airport (100 mi from Heraklion city centre).

With an average price of £234 per person, Chania Souda Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Heraklion. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.



Heraklion flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Heraklion found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep
STN08:30London Stansted
6h 50m
1 stop
HER15:20Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
11 Oct
HER06:30Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
7h 35m
1 stop
STN14:05London Stansted
Ryanair
17 Oct
STN02:20London Stansted
14h 10m
1 stop
HER16:30Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
24 Oct
HER18:55Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
10h 35m
1 stop
STN05:30London Stansted
Ryanair
6 Oct
STN07:00London Stansted
9h 10m
1 stop
HER16:10Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
10 Oct
HER18:55Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
10h 35m
1 stop
STN05:30London Stansted
Ryanair
17 Oct
STN03:20London Stansted
5h 35m
1 stop
HER08:55Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
26 Oct
HER13:20Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
7h 35m
1 stop
STN20:55London Stansted
Ryanair
6 Oct
STN07:00London Stansted
9h 10m
1 stop
HER16:10Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
10 Oct
HER18:55Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
10h 35m
1 stop
STN05:30London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
STN18:05London Stansted
22h 05m
1 stop
HER16:10Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
13 Oct
HER19:15Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
4h 10m
STN23:25London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Heraklion

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Heraklion, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair and easyJet
Multiple Airlines
20 Sep
STN14:05London Stansted
25h 15m
1 stop
HER15:20Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
Multiple Airlines
27 Sep
STN14:05London Stansted
25h 15m
1 stop
HER15:20Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.
Ryanair
18 Oct
STN15:50London Stansted
19h 05m
1 stop
HER10:55Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Apt.

Which airlines fly to Heraklion?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Heraklion

Which airlines fly to Heraklion?

For flights from United Kingdom to Heraklion, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as easyJet, Jet2, Malta MedAir and TUI Airways. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

Smartwings Flights to Heraklion

Smartwings will jet to Heraklion around 13 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Smartwings, but prices as low as £107 have been found from Birmingham to Heraklion. Smartwings has scored 9.1/10 in momondo user reviews.

Aegean Airlines Flights to Heraklion

Aegean Airlines flies to Heraklion 42 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Heraklion from Athens Eleftherios V.. Aegean Airlines (rating: 8.4, 63 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Heraklion from. The best Aegean Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Heraklion was from Edinburgh Turnhouse (£82 round-trip).


Airports near Heraklion

Below you will find all the airports in Heraklion along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Heraklion International Airport?

When you arrive at Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport (HER), you will find there is no train or underground to assist you in getting to the city centre. A good form of transport is the Heraklion Airport bus, which runs roughly every 10min and can be caught for a small fee. You can catch the bus from 06:00 until 00:00 every single day of the week. You can also catch a licensed grey taxi cab from outside the Arrivals terminal of the airport. They will run on a 24-hour schedule, but the fares do go into double time from midnight until 05:00. Uber is fully functional for Heraklion flight pick-ups too. If you would like to hire a car when you are in Heraklion, you can find great car hire deals at the airport.


Popular routes to Heraklion

Most frequently searched flights to Heraklion along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£87
Manchester to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£84
Bristol to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price£92
Birmingham to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£129
Edinburgh to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price£115
Glasgow to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price£165
Newcastle upon Tyne to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£152
Cardiff to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price£193
Leeds to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 10m
Cheapest price£181
Liverpool to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 10m
Cheapest price£119
Nottingham to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£102
Belfast to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time9h 50m
Cheapest price£207
Paris to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time3h 20m
Cheapest price£144
Bucharest to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time3h 20m
Cheapest price£179
Southampton to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price£844
Norwich to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time6h 30m
Cheapest price£545
Athens to Heraklion Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£84

Visa requirements for visiting Heraklion

Citizens of the UK need not to apply for a visa when visiting Heraklion for tourism, study or medical reasons, as long as they are there for under 90 days. Ensure your passport is valid and up to date before you fly and you will be set.


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Best things to do and see in Heraklion

This Greek port city of Heraklion is a fantastic place to visit in summer if you would like unspoiled beaches, good nightlife and historical wonders. Being one of the Greek cities with a huge, impressive collection of preserved, ancient artefacts and archaeological sites, Heraklion is home to the famous Palace of Knossos. This site dates back several thousand years and is well preserved enough to see the Minoan civilisation baths inside. The Koules Fortress, which stands at the port and was built in the 16th century, still stands in good shape today for visitors to enjoy. Heraklion also has a great choice of bars, restaurants and coffee shops that span the beaches, harbour and city. Check out the fascinating and impressive history museum, which will shed some light on this ancient city’s history. This capital of Crete is well worth a visit if you would like to enjoy Greek culture that is slightly less crowded but equally as interesting as the other larger cities.


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