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 four to five 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?
Airlines flying direct between the UK and Crete include Ryanair, easyJet, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Swiss, but travellers should note that direct flights to the island tend to be seasonal.
Flights to Crete from the USA
Are there direct flights between the US and Crete?
Direct flights between the US and Crete are extremely rare, 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?
Airlines operating most frequently between the US and Crete include KLM, Aegean Airlines, US Airways and Air Berlin.
Airports in Crete
Souda Bay, 8.7 miles (14km) east of Chania
The airport is located three miles (5km) east of Heraklion on Crete.