The International Airport of Heraklion "Nikos Kazantzakis" is located 4km from the city centre, in the location of Nea Alikarnassos. This airport becomes very busy in summer, serving as the main transport hub to Crete. Throughout the year, it serves domestic flights to/ from Athens and Thessaloniki.
In summer, there are many charter and low-cost flights from many European airports. EasyJet is among the low-cost companies that operate from European airports to Heraklion Crete.
Domestic Flights from/to Heraklion
Athens and Thessaloniki
The airport of Heraklion is the transportation hub of Crete island. This is where most internal and international flights to Crete arrive and even has connections with smaller Greek airports. Here are the main air companies that fly to Heraklion.