Heraklion is the 4th largest city in Greece, and has the largest port in Crete, as well as the largest airport. Heraklion Airport is also known as Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport, having named by the most famous writer of Crete internationally.
Arriving at Heraklion by plane.
The international airport of Heraklion "Nikos Kazantzakis" is the largest airport in Crete and the largest in Greece, because of the heavy tourist traffic. There are daily flights from Athens Heraklion (50 minutes), Thessaloniki -Irakleio (75 minutes) and Rhodes-Heraklion all year. In summer there are air connection Heraklion-Santorini, Heraklion Mykonos, Heraklion Paros. Most flights offered by Ryan Air, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines and others. Also, charter flights from many European countries arrive in Heraklion summer, mainly from the UK, Germany, Italy, Russia and Romania. You can book flights to Heraklion from the https://safedrive-rentacar.gr search engine. The airport is located 5 kilometers east of Heraklion. You can rent a car at the airport, take the bus or a taxi to reach the city of Heraklion.
From Heraklion airport to travel to any city in Crete (Chania, Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos, Hersonissos, Malia, etc.), no need to cross the city of Heraklion which will delay you at the start of your holiday due to heavy traffic likely to encounter.
The best way to leave from Heraklion airport is to use the highway. Coming from Heraklion airport, follow the straight road that starts in front of the airport and ending on the highway.
The first entry you will encounter on the highway will lead you in the direction towards Rethymnon and Chania, while the second entrance is located a few meters below will lead you in the direction towards Agios Nikolaos.
Our representative will meet you to deliver your car and ease for the procedure tenancy contract.