In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Heraklion for $22/person, which is 97% cheaper than the average flight to Heraklion. To find the cheapest price to Heraklion from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Heraklion. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $734. If you aren’t able to travel to Heraklion during the month of February, then flying in October is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $781.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Heraklion. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $933. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Heraklion outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Heraklion for $505.
According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Heraklion from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $864. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Heraklion for around $961.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Heraklion is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Heraklion in the morning for as low as $764. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are $1,188 on average. Flights to Heraklion from United States in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
Those flying to Heraklion could potentially find better pricing at Sitia Airport (55 mi from Heraklion city center), Chania Souda Airport (58 mi from Heraklion city center), Thera Santorini/Thira Airport (76 mi from Heraklion city center) or Fri Kasos Island Airport (100 mi from Heraklion city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
You can find deals at Fri Kasos Island Airport for $173pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Greece travel restrictions include travel to Heraklion. Greece has restricted the entry of all travelers with the exception of residents from EU+ countries. EU+ consists of the European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein and Iceland. Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and the UAE may also enter the country. Those arriving from the UAE must be traveling on a direct flight, and will need to provide proof of permanent residence in the UAE, return tickets and hotel reservations, a PCR negative COVID-19 test issued 72h before departure, a Passenger Locator Form (PLF), and travel insurance. Travelers arriving from Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Hungary, Israel, Malta, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain or the UAE may be denied entry unless they have a negative coronavirus result from a PCR test conducted no more than 72 hours before arrival. Foreign travelers may not arrive from other areas unless they are in an essential category such as healthcare professionals, students, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, seasonal workers, travelers in transit, or travelers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate. The list of categories can be found here. 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 except those only transiting through an airport in Greece must complete a "Passenger Locator Form (PLF)" 24 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 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 Heraklion at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.