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Travelers usually depart from Athens International, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, Athens Train Station, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi when they travel from Athens to Heraklion. The distance between Athens and Heraklion is 309 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Olympic Air, Sky Express, Aegean, Ryanair, and Lufthansa. Athens and Heraklion have 89 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Olympic AirOALOAYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Sky ExpressSEHGQYesNo
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Athens to Heraklion?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Athens and Heraklion takes around 0.85 hours.
What is the flight distance between Athens and Heraklion?
The flight distance between Athens and Heraklion is 309 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Athens and Heraklion?
Several carriers operate flights between Athens and Heraklion. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Sky Express, Olympic Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Larnaca, Thessaloniki, Vienna, Santorini, Budapest, Brussels, Milan, Chania, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, Edinburgh, Rome, New York, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Mykonos, Amsterdam.
What are the most popular routes to and from Heraklion?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Heraklion and London, Thessaloniki, Manchester, Dublin, Tallinn, Edinburgh, Larnaca, Bristol, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Birmingham, Riga, Alexandroupoli, Brussels, Berlin, Glasgow, Vienna, Toronto, Corfu, Kyiv.
Which airports are there in Athens?
Athens is mainly served by Athens International. But there are other airports nearby, including Athen Helenikon Airport.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.
What airports are near Heraklion?
The main airport in Heraklion is Heraklion International. It is also served by Santorini (Thira) National, Heraklion International, Chania International, Sitia Public.
What buses and trains depart from Athens?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Athens, including Union Ivkoni, Infobus.
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