Cheap Flights from Heraklion to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos
Flights from Heraklion to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos 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 Nikos Kazantzakis Airport and arriving at Eleftherios Venizelos. 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 22:00. 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 303, A3 315, A3 319, A3 321, A3 323, A3 610 and A3 662.
Other airliners offer less frequent flights but departure times may be more desirable. Olympic Air offers 2 flights a day from Nikos Kazantzakis Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos between the hours of 06:30 and 20:35. The flight numbers for these flights are OA 503, OA 505, OA 511, OA 515 and OA 519.
Aegean Airlines flight prices from Nikos Kazantzakis Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos can be found at www.aegeanairlines.com
Below you find a list of all the airliners that operate flights from Heraklion to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos and how many flights depart on a per day basis.
You will find alternative routes from Heraklion to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos 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 Athens Eleftherios Venizelos to Heraklion page.
Alternative routes to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos
As a substitute, you will discover that Santorini also give flights to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos which could be more fitting for you. Santorini has around 9 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 Santorini is around 121 kilometers (75 miles) from Heraklion. 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 Heraklion. More information can be found at Flights from Santorini to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos. Flights to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos are also available from Souda; 8 flights a day depart from the airport.
Arriving at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos
Should you require a car at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos 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 Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport Arrivals page which provides live information of your flight.
The time zone at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos is GMT +2.0 which is the same as GMT +2.0 at Heraklion.
The center of Athens is situated about 21 km (13 miles) from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport. If you are traveling into the city then you should find it easy with taxis and alternative transport positioned at the airport. Accommodation in Athens should be easy to find if you are looking for a place to stay. The population of Athens itself is more than 729,100 so there will be a number of hostels and hotels available although its always advised to sort you accommodation out before you depart.