Cheap Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos to Heraklion
Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos to Heraklion are operated by 8 airliners – Olympic Air, Brussels Airlines, Athens Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, BMI, Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines. The most popular are provided by Aegean Airlines. They operate around 2 flights a day departing from Eleftherios Venizelos and arriving at Nikos Kazantzakis Airport. In the morning there is 6 flights, 4 flights in the evening and 4 flights at night with the earliest departuare at 00:45 and latest departure at 22:35. Please be aware that flight times and the number of flights will vary between summer and winter months. The most common flight number for this flight is A3 306, A3 314, A3 316, A3 322, A3 328, A3 611 and A3 661.
Other airliners offer less frequent flights but departure times may be more desirable. Olympic Air offers 2 flights a day from Eleftherios Venizelos to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport between the hours of 09:00 and 22:00. The flight numbers for these flights are OA 502, OA 504, OA 510, OA 514 and OA 518.
Aegean Airlines flight prices from Eleftherios Venizelos to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport can be found at www.aegeanairlines.com
Below you find a list of all the airliners that operate flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos to Heraklion and how many flights depart on a per day basis.
You will find alternative routes from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos to Heraklion that require 1 or more stops. On some occassions the timing may be more convenient or a quicker route. The table below shows some of the alternative route that are possible.
Return flight are operated by 8 airliners which include Olympic Air, Brussels Airlines, Athens Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, BMI, Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines. More information on return flights can be found on our Flights from Heraklion to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos page.
Alternative routes to Heraklion
As a substitute, you will discover that Mikonos also give flights to Heraklion which could be more fitting for you. Mikonos has around 6 flights a week though you will find the number of flights vary from month to month so check with the airline currier for the most up to date information.
If you wish to look at this alternative solution then remember Mikonos is around 136 kilometers (84 miles) from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos. Choosing this root would probably require you look at alternative travel arrangement or look at alternative airport parking where costs could vary from airport parking provided at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos. More information can be found at Flights from Mikonos to Heraklion. Flights to Heraklion are also available from Paros; 6 flights a day depart from the airport.
Arriving at Heraklion
Should you require a car at Heraklion we recommend booking in advanced. Car hire is generally cheaper to pre book and you can find some of the best deals on our page. If you are being collected then they can made use of our Heraklion Airport Arrivals page which provides live information of your flight.
The time zone at Heraklion is the same as Athens Eleftherios Venizelos so there is no need to set your watch.
Heraklion city center is located close to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport Airport. If you intended route is into the city then you should find a number of taxis and alternative transport at Nikos Kazantzakis Airport Airport which will make you gurney into the city quite easy. If you are looking for accommodation then there should be sufficient accommodation available even though Heraklion is a relatively small city with a population of around 0.