Airports in Crete
Souda Bay, 8.7 miles (14km) east of Chania
Getting to the city
There is regular bus service to Chania from the airport. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.
+30 28210 83800
Heraklion International Airport is among the busiest in Greece. Located 1.7 miles (2.8km) east of Crete's capital, the facility is well-run but can be unpleasantly hot and crowded in the peak summer season.
Flying into Heraklion International Airport is an exciting experience for passengers, as the runway is only a few metres from the shore. However, airport authorities do not allow pictures to be taken of the runway as the facility is jointly used by civil and military aircraft.
A new airport called Kastelli International is scheduled to operational by 2023, so Heraklion's future is limited.
The airport is located 1.7 miles (2.8km) east of Heraklion on Crete.
Chania Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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