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The main airport in Crete is Heraklion​.

There are flights to Heraklion from numerous airports in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, Israel and Russia

Try Easyejt, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Monarch, Jet2, Aegean, Lufthansa, KLM, Norwegian, Air Berlin or Ryanair (to Chania)

Direct flights start during March until late October/early November

Out of season, fly to Athens and then onto Heraklion or Sitia, or take the ferry from Piraeus (port of Athens) to Heraklion or Sitia


It is also possible to travel via Chania airport which is used by Ryanair

We will provide comprehensive instructions for finding the villa from the airport

Car Hire

We suggest RhinoCarHire which is a comparison website but there are numerous companies operating from Heraklion airport

If you need any help with flights or cars, just ASK!

Travel Checklist


Here's a few things to check now while you have time


Passports, travel insurance, driving licences, money (cash, debit cards and prepaid Euro debit cards are useful), travel documents including

boarding cards

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