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from 11 £/day
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from 23 £/day
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Fiat Doblo
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Fiat Talento
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Suzuki Jimny
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Fiat 500 Convertible
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Hire a car at Heraklion International Airport HER

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Heraklion Airport HER

Travellers arriving at Heraklion International Airport HER can easily and conveniently select and book a hired car from the price comparison list right from their home. So when you arrive at Heraklion Airport (HER), nothing stands in your way and you can start your holiday in Crete right away. Use the price comparison and compare the offers of renowned car hire companies at Heraklion Airport. Look forward to an unforgettable trip around Crete in your own hired car.

Summer, sun and beach in Heraklion

Pack your bags, because the next summer trip goes to Heraklion, Crete! Spend the summer days on the beach and let the sun shine on your stomach. If you take a hired car at Heraklion Airport, you can drive to a different beach in Crete every day. Discover your favourite places and enjoy every moment in Crete. You will get the most out of the sun and the beautiful weather on Crete with a convertible. Turn on the radio of your hired car and sing along to the best summer hits. It will be an unforgettable summer in Heraklion!

Important information about Heraklion International Airport

The airport Heraklion HER, also called Airport Iraklio "Nikos Kazantzakis", is the main airport of the Greek island Crete. In terms of passenger volume, it is the second largest airport in Greece after Athen Airport. It is named after the writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantzakis, who was born in Heraklion in 1883. The airport is located about three kilometers east of the city center of Heraklion in the municipality of Nea Alikarnassos, not far from the port.

What car rentals are available at Heraklion Airport?

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Car hire at the airport

Among others, you will find the following car rentals at Heraklion Airport:

  • Eurodollar
  • Avis
  • Autohellas
  • Travel Star

Which airlines fly to Heraklion Airport?

A large number of European airlines fly to Heraklion Airport (HER), especially in the summer season. Some of the airlines can be found here:

Airlines Destinations in the German speaking area
Astra Airlines Dresden, Munich
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Condor Munich, Stuttgart
EasyJet Hamburg
Lufthansa Munich
Nikki Salzburg, Vienna

Hire a car and discover the sights

Venezianische Burg in Heraklion

Venetian castle in Heraklion

On Crete and in Heraklion you will find numerous sights and activities for every taste. You can find a selection of them here:

  • The Palace of Knossos
  • The Historical Museum of Crete
  • The old Venetian port
  • The Skotino Cave

The transport connection of Heraklion Airport


The bus stop is a few minutes walk from the airport terminal building. It is the cheapest transport to and from the airport if you want to pick up your hired car in the city center first. Shuttle buses run from the airport every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening from Monday to Saturday, with reduced runs on Sunday. There are two bus stations in the city of Heraklion, bus station A and B. These offer connections throughout the island of Crete.


Taxis offer a fast and flexible way to and from Heraklion Airport. Arriving passengers can take a cab at the cab rank located at the arrivals level of the terminal. Cabs are available 24 hours a day, all year round. The official taxis are gray and have a sign on the roof with the word "TAXI". The cab rides in Heraklion are cheap. Prices double between midnight and 6am. 

These facilities can be found at Heraklion Airport

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Plane over Heraklion

There is a baggage storage at a kiosk in the Car park which is currently open 24 hours a day. After midnight, fees will be charged for an additional day. It can make your stay in Heraklion much more pleasant without your baggage being able to make a trip there. The city itself is only twenty minutes away. There is a Car park on the airport grounds, which is open during the airport opening hours. There are also private parking spaces opposite the airport. There is an information desk in the arrivals hall near the baggage area. There are two duty-free stores located in the departure area for Schengen and non-Schengen countries. There is also a kiosk selling a variety of products including spirits, chocolate, newspapers and cigarettes.

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