London to Heraklion Flights

London (LON) to Heraklion (HER) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from London to Heraklion?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from London to Heraklion are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from London to Heraklion?

    Airlines flying from London to Heraklion include Jet2.Com,Thomas Cook Airlines,Easy Jet,British Airways.

  • How many airports are there in Heraklion?

    There are 1 airports in Heraklion - Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:

    4h0m

  • Airports at destination:

    HER

  • Flight route:

    LON ✈ HER

  • Price starting from:

    From £137

London (LON) to Heraklion (HER) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
Weekly Schedule

U28761

Easy Jet

07:10

LGW

13:10

HER

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09:50

LGW

15:50

HER

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14:40

LGW

20:45

HER

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14:50

LGW

20:50

HER

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15:25

LGW

21:15

HER

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U22351

Easy Jet

15:50

LTN

21:50

HER

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LS1469

Jet2.Com

16:15

STN

22:20

HER

Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" Airport to Stansted Airport-M--T-SSearch

U28763

Easy Jet

16:40

LGW

22:40

HER

Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" Airport to Gatwick AirportSMTWTFSSearch

LS3193

Jet2.Com

16:55

STN

23:00

HER

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Flights to Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" Airport (HER) from London

10 Sep, 13:25 - 17 Sep, 20:15
W9 | Air Bagan
3h 50m
LTN - HER
Nonstop
£58
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10 Oct, 16:40 - 13 Oct, 13:45
U2 | Easy Jet
4h 0m
LGW - HER
Nonstop
£73
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9 Oct, 15:30 - 13 Oct, 13:45
LS | Jet2.Com
4h 5m
STN - HER
Nonstop
£84
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29 Sep, 07:35 - 6 Oct, 13:45
BA | British Airways
4h 0m
LHR - HER
Nonstop
£164
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29 Sep, 06:55 - 6 Oct, 13:45
W9 | Air Bagan
4h 5m
LTN - HER
Nonstop
£60
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from London to Heraklion

Heraklion is the capital city of the Island of Crete. It is the 5th largest city in Greece. As of 2017, it is Europe’s fastest-growing tourist destination which attracts close to 3.4 million visitors. With an 11.2% growth in international tourist footfalls, it remains one of the top 20 places in Europe as a popular tourist destination. Heraklion has a history dating as far as 3500 to 2100 BC with the ruins of the palace of Knossos, a royal retreat from the Minoan times located nearby. The current Heraklion city was founded by the Arabs in 824 and was the capital of the Emirate of Crete from 827-961. The city today is the treasure trove of historical pieces of architecture and cultural remnants from the Venetian, Ottoman era. You will be able to see the many urban sculptures, forts, moats and other dated architecture. There are nine museums which will give you a wide view of the history, art, and archeology of different times and cultures of Crete along with beautiful beaches.

Tip: Buses are the best way to get around town. But services are hard to find post 7:00 p.m.

Traveling to Heraklion

Heraklion International Airport is also known as the Nikos Kazantzakis Airport  and is around 5 kilometres towards the east of the city. It is the second busy airport in Greece and has good connectivity from major European cities. There are convenient flights from London to Heraklion with a direct one from London Gatwick airport to Heraklion operated by EasyJet Airways. There are hopping flights operated by Eurowings, Lufthansa and Australian Airlines from Heathrow and Luton Airports.

London to Heraklion flights typically takes 4 hours non-stop. The direct flights to Heraklion are convenient and are recommended.

Tip: Plan your travel at least 90 days in advance to get the best deals on your ticket bookings.

Top Tourist Attractions in Heraklion

Heraklion is an ancient city and has many museums which are a must-visit. You can visit the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and the Historical Museum of Crete. The old town of Heraklion has notable monuments like Koules which is a 16th-century fortress built by Venetians. Nearby about 5 km is the Palace of Knossos from the Minoan times. About 67 km. southwest of the city lies Matala beach which is one of the most popular beaches overlooking the Libyan Sea.

Tip: Carry enough suntan lotion while on the beach as the place gets good sun all the time.

Shopping, Dining and Where to Stay 

For shopping, you can head out to Daedalou Street which is known for branded stuff and has boutiques for clothes, accessories, jewellery, and perfumes. You will also find Greek designer clothes at affordable prices. Leather articles are something to look out for here. If you want to buy souvenirs, then 1866 street is what you need to head out to.

There are plenty of Cafes and restaurants in the Heraklion Old Town area which offer Greek cuisine. Dakos, Cretan salad, cheese, cheese pies, fried snails, are a few of the things which you can try while you are here.

For staying you could either choose to be in the city or one of the beach resorts on either side.

Tip The Lato is one of the good areas for accommodation and is closer to the bus station and the ferry port.

If you are looking for London - Heraklion flights flight booking, Trip.com provides great options. Cheap flights from London are available for advance bookings. Club it with attractive discounts for hotel booking done on the website. Make your Heraklion visit memorable with Trip.com

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from London (LON) to Heraklion (HER)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from London(LON) to Heraklion(HER). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Travel from London (LON) to Heraklion (HER)

Heraklion attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from London to Heraklion is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember (LON - HER)

Make your journey from London (LON) to Heraklion (HER) a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.