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Flights to Crete

Flights to Crete from the UK

Which Crete airport do flights land in?

International flights most commonly land at Heraklion International Airport which is three miles (5km) east of the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete.

Are there direct flights between the UK and Crete?

There are cheap, direct flights to Crete from many UK airports.

How long is the flight from London to Crete?

Direct flights from London to Crete take about 4 to 5 hours.

What is the time difference between London and Crete?

Crete is two hours ahead of London time.

Which airlines fly to Crete from the UK?

EasyJet, Thomson Flights, Monarch and Ryanair all fly direct from London to Crete. Ryanair, Jet2 and Thomson Flights offer cheap direct flights to Crete from Glasgow. Ryanair, Monarch and Jet2 fly direct to Crete from Leeds. EasyJet, Thomson Flights, Monarch and Jet2 offer cheap direct flights to Crete from Manchester. Ryanair, Thomson Flights, Monarch and Jet2 fly direct to Crete from the East Midlands. EasyJet and Thomson Flights fly direct to Crete from Bristol. Monarch and Thomson Flights offer cheap direct flights to Crete from Birmingham. Jet2 and Thomson Flights fly direct to Crete from Newcastle. Thomson Flights flies direct to Crete from Cardiff.

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Flights to Crete from the USA

Are there direct flights between the US and Crete?

There are no direct flights between the US and Crete but there are plenty of indirect flights available.

How long is the flight from New York to Crete?

A direct flight from New York to Athens takes about seven hours and Crete is only an hour or so away from Athens by plane.

What is the time difference between New York and Crete?

New York is seven hours behind Crete time.

Which airlines fly to Crete from the US?

Although no airlines offer direct flights from the US to Crete, KLM, Delta and Olympic Air do fly direct to Athens from New York, from where it is easy to catch one of the many flights on to Crete. Aegean Airlines and US Airways also offer the occassional direct flight to Athens from Philadelphia. Alternatively, a connecting flight via London is a good option as a number of airlines fly direct to Crete from London.


Airports in Crete

Chania International Airport(CHQ)

Souda Bay, 8.7 miles (14km) east of Chania

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Heraklion International Airport(HER)

The airport is located three miles (5km) east of Heraklion on Crete.

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