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Flights to Heraklion

Fly to Heraklion (HER) – a worthy rival to Mykonos and Santorini, effortlessly combining rich history and beautiful natural surroundings with a delightful Mediterranean climate. We fly direct from London Gatwick (LGW), meaning you could be sunning yourself in Crete in less than four hours. 

Due to Covid-19, schedules and airports are subject to change. For the latest information, check our timetable.

Heraklion provides easy access to some of the islands most popular holiday destinations – but the vibrant city centre is not to be overlooked. Heraklion ticks all of the shopping, dining and sightseeing boxes of a city break. While the surrounding resorts will entice you with their stunning coastlines  – embrace the glorious beaches by day and vibrant nightlife by night.

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Duration of your flight to Heraklion
Duration of your flight to Heraklion.

You can fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Heraklion International Airport (HER) in 3 hours 55 minutes - making this enchanting Greek island an ideal choice for a short-haul getaway. Select a great-value hand baggage only fare or enjoy 23kg checked luggage allowance in Euro Traveller.

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