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Heraklion International Airport, Nikos Kazantzakis (HER)

Full Airport Name

Heraklion International Airport, Nikos Kazantzakis


Ikarou str, N Alikarnassos, 71601, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Airport Code


Country Code



(2810) 397 000/129


(2810) 221 700



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 5km (3 miles) east of the burghal of Heraklion

Driving Directions

The airport is amid to the east of the burghal of Heraklion, at the arctic ancillary of the island of Crete, and it can calmly be accomplished via Icarou Street.

Car Parking

The car esplanade is amid abreast the terminal architecture and has parking spaces for 500 cars.

Car Hire

There are assorted car appoint companies at the airport: Avis, Budget, Eurocartell, Eurodollar, Eurolease, Hertz, Holiday Auto, Motor Club-Sigma, Motor Sport, National-Alamo, Sixt, Tourent and Travel Star.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: There are taxis attainable at the kerb adverse the arrivals hall. They accommodate a quick and able service, but it is appropriate to accede the amount with the disciplinarian afore the journey. Bus: The bus account is good. Local buses leave from the airport every few account from aboriginal morning until backward in the black from Monday to Saturday and beneath frequently on Sundays.

Information and Help Desks

There is one advice board in the terminal, amid centrally in the departures area. It is attainable 24 hours a day.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There is an ATM attainable in the departures area. Several payphones are available. Eating and drinking: There is one restaurant and six snack-bars at the airport. Shopping: There are two duty-free shops, amid in the abandonment areas for Schengen and non-Schengen countries. There is additionally a kiosk affairs a array of articles including spirits, chocolates, newspapers and cigarettes. Luggage: There are four administration agents at the airport, and anniversary one has its own absent and begin service. Other facilities: Baby alteration accessories are available.

Conference and Business Facilities

A VIP lounge is amid in the check-in area, but there are no appointment or business accessories as such at the airport.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Facilities for disabled bodies accommodate aloof parking spaces, ramps and toilets that are calmly attainable to wheelchair users.


There are no hotels at the airport. Atlantis Hotel (tel: (2810) 300 330 or 220 088), Lato Boutique Hotel (tel: (2810) 228 103), Hotel Mirabello (tel: (2810) 285 052) and Marin Dream Hotel (tel: (2810) 300 019/8) are all amid in Heraklion boondocks centre, 4km (2 miles) from the airport.