How long is a flight to Heraklion, Crete?
It takes about four hours to fly to Heraklion, Crete from London.
Which airports does British Airways fly to Heraklion, Crete from?
You can fly to Heraklion with British Airways from London Heathrow and London Gatwick.
What’s the cheapest month to fly to Heraklion, Crete?
Try spring or autumn dates for cheaper flights while still getting to enjoy warm temperatures. Flight prices to Heraklion are usually more expensive in the summer thanks to the great weather.
When’s the best time to visit Heraklion, Crete?
Heraklion spends the summer basking in sunshine, so you can relax on the sandy beaches or explore Crete’s capital in glorious temperatures. If you’d prefer to visit when it’s a bit cooler, try spring or autumn when the mercury still hits the high teens.
Is Heraklion, Crete cheap to visit?
You can enjoy a trip to Heraklion no matter what your budget is. As it’s the capital, prices will be slightly higher here than on the rest of the island, but you can still find restaurants and bars favoured by locals that are more affordable. There’s also a central market where you can pick up fresh ingredients from local farmers if you’re cooking at home. Plus, there are plenty of time-stamped monuments that you can see free of charge and beaches for a cooling dip in the sea or building sandcastles.
Is it easy to get around Heraklion, Crete?
It’s just a 10-minute cab ride from Heraklion Airport to Heraklion Town – look for the official grey taxis outside the terminal – or you can take a bus. They run from early morning to late, Monday to Saturday, with less frequent services on Sunday.
To see more of Crete, book a car hire with British Airways, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. Collect Avios on every rental.
Why visit Heraklion, Crete?
See how old meets new in Heraklion. From visiting the Heraklion Archaeological Museum to enjoying the city’s electrifying nightlife scene, there’s so much to explore. As well as the glorious ocean blues that fringe Crete’s ancient capital, the historical sites, delicious food scene and average of 300 days of sun a year make Heraklion a worthy contender for your next trip.
Why fly British Airways to Heraklion?
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you'll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.
Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.