How to arrive in Heraklion

Information about the city of Heraklion

1. BY AIR

The airport Nikos Kazantzakis (airport Code: HER) is the only one in Heraklion. Heraklion has 8-10 direct flights per day from Athens (ATH) and 2-4 direct flights per day from Thessaloniki (SKG). Between April and October there are also frequent charter flights from most major European cities.

Flights between Athens and Heraklion are offered by:

Olympic Air

Aegean Airlines

Information for the flights schedules to and from Heraklion via Athens, as well as timetables for flights to and from Athens.

2. BY SEA

There are three major ship companies on the line: Athens-Heraklion.

Minoan lines, ANEK lines and Superfast Ferries provide daily service to and from Crete.