Crete remains one of the most popular places for UK holidaymakers, be they families, couples or singles, due to its incredibly reliable warm weather and equally warm welcomes from the island's inhabitants.
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As Heraklion is essentially the travel nucleus for the island and the Mediterranean region, there are a whole host of airlines who provide flight routes to Heraklion and more who want to establish new routes. This has the bonus of increasing choice and availability for you, the customer, as well as keeping prices competitive.
Heraklion International is Crete's primary airport and is located only 5km from the major city of Heraklion itself. Also called Nikos Kazantzakis Airport after the Greek philosopher and writer who was a local here, the bustling airport services tourists who are drawn from all over the world to this beautiful and historically fascinating island.
With access to transport links across the whole island, mainland Greece and the myriad smaller Greek islands, it's easy to dive right into Crete and the rest of the region from Heraklion International Airport. Public transport as well as private taxis are never in short supply to take you from the departure terminal to your chosen holiday resort.
If you have not already booked a rental car (best to check out our offers for cheap deals on combination packages first) you will find all of the major car hire firms have desks at the airport.
From the airport it's a short transfer journey so it won't be long before you can kick back and start enjoying your Crete holiday. For History fans, Crete is a veritable delight with Roman, Turkish and Venetian influences seen in its architecture and culture from the long list of the islandís former conquerors. Visit any of the island's fine museums or the ruins of Roman villas, fortifications and other buildings of historical interest in order to see how eclectic Crete is.
For more information on the best cheap flights to Heraklion, do a search to see what deals are on offer amongst the UK's leading airlines who service Crete flight routes.