The average flight to Crete costs $543/per person and the cheapest flight to Crete is $5/per person. This price varies based on a multitude of factors such as departure airport, airline, time of booking and when you plan on traveling.
The majority of momondo users who fly to Crete tend to spend time in Heraklion, which is visited 85% more often than other cities. When flying to Heraklion, the most popular airport to fly into is Heraklion Airport.
Many visitors who travel to Crete find themselves making a stop at popular landmarks such as Chania Lighthouse, Elafonissi Beach, and Star Beach Water Park.
The closest airport to Chania Lighthouse is Heraklion Airport, and would make for the quickest drive. For those interested in a secondary airport to fly into, consider looking at flights heading to Chania Airport.
Currently, Greece travel restrictions include travel to Crete. Greece has restricted the entry of all travelers with the exception of nationals, residence permit holders, or long-term visa holders of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, or their families. Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay may also enter the country, but not their family members. Greek nationals and residence permit holders may still enter the country. However, holders of certificates of application for renewal of a Greek residence permit may not enter. Healthcare professionals, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, travelers in transit, and travelers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate may also enter. From June 15 onward, mandatory testing and self-isolation/quarantine will remain in place for anyone arriving into Greece from airports listed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Travelers arriving from other locations may be exempted from these requirements. All travelers must complete a "Passenger Locator Form (PLF)" 48 hours before check-in at https://travel.gov.gr/#/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Flights from Turkey (through July 15), Sweden, and the United Kingdom are suspended, except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. North Macedonian nationals may enter Greece via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue on by road to North Macedonia. Their trip must be pre-approved by an official body like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs or North Macedonian embassy. If you are planning to travel to Crete at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.