Officially known as the Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport, named by the famous Cretan Writer. Heraklion Airport is Crete’s busiest airport and a great place to start planning your visit.

There are many facilities inside the airport, including information services, charging points, free Wi-Fi, food-drink options and a duty-free store.

The airport located about 3 miles east of the main city of Heraklion.

Where to go

On Crete's north coast, is the island's capital, Heraklion. The largest Cretan city grew up around the sea and has many attractions from the old town to the harbor. The city is filled with historic forts, Greek street food and beautiful sceneries.

Close to the airport

Near the airport, there are many options worth visiting. Driving around a few miles, is Minoan palace of Knossos. Impressive are also the aquarium of Crete and the Historical museum of Crete.

Longer Drives

Driving on longer rides is a great way to see the beauty of Crete, breathing the fresh air through the car’s window, it will only get few hours to visit the most spectacular beaches of this island.

In the northwest part of the island awaits breathtaking views, endless beauty and crystal waters of the best beaches in Mediterranean.

Heraklion Airport Car Rental

Hire a car from Heraklion Airport is as easy as it can get with Eurocar.gr. We will wait for you at the arrivals hall and lead you straight to your Car Rental just across the street. Within minutes, you will be on your way and free to enjoy as much of Crete as you wish with your Car Rental from Heraklion Airport.

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