Heraklion airport (HER)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.

 
 

 Passenger Guide

Heraklion International Airport Nikos Kazantzakis, opened in March, 1939, is one of the busiest in Greece and serves the capital of the island of Crete. It operates domestic flights and a large number of seasonal international destinations throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website: heraklion-airport.gr

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 8.1 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +30 281 039 7800 / 7129 / 7136. There is an information counter in the Arrivals Hall, next to the baggage reclaim area.

 Location

Heraklion airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the east of the city of the same name.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are located in the Arrivals area.

  1. Avis (Tel +30 281 022 9402 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
  2. Budget (Tel +30 281 034 4179 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
  3. Εurodollar (Tel +30 281 028 1338 - 24 hours a day)
  4. Europcar (Tel +30 281 024 2009 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  5. Ηoliday Autos (Tel +30 281 024 6603)
  6. Hertz (Tel +30 281 034 1734 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  7. National (Tel +30 281 022 6002 - 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)
  8. Sixt (Tel +30 281 020 8915 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
  9. Tourent (Tel +30 281 024 0222 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
 

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Parking services at Heraklion airport (HER)

The site has a free short- and long-stay car park near the terminal building. The area is small considering the airport's passenger traffic. More information: Tel +30 281 022 6980.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities are basic, including ramps, reserved parking spaces and adapted toilets. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline at least 48 hours in advance.

 
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Latest updates: March 13, 2023