In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Heraklion for $17/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, January 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 $743. If you aren’t able to travel to Heraklion during the month of January, then flying in March is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $764.
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 $930. 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 $555.
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 $267pp 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. Entry restrictions
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. Nationals and residents of Australia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, the UAE and Uruguay 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. 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. Flights from Turkey are suspended until at least November 8, except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. Flights from Catalonia (Spain) are suspended until at least November 8. Flights to Thessaloniki (SKG) are suspended until at least November 17. Travelers arriving from Albania and North Macedonia must arrive at Athens (ATH).Entry requirements
All travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test results 72 hours prior to arrival. In addition to the mandatory pre-travel testing requirements set out above, travelers arriving from the UK will be required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival. All travelers except those only transiting through an airport in Greece must complete a "Passenger Locator Form (PLF)" 24 hours before check-in. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival.Quarantine requirements
Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival, details can be found at here. Travelers are subject to a mandatory 7-day preventive quarantine. Travelers arriving from the UK need to self-isolate for 7 days at the address they record on their PLF, in the event of a negative test result. If they are staying for shorter period of time, then they will need to self-isolate until their departure day. At the end of the 7-day self-isolation, travelers should undergo a fresh PCR test in order able to exit quarantine. If the result of their rapid COVID-19 test upon entry to Greece is positive, the Greek authorities will ask them to quarantine until advised otherwise.All other info
Starting November 9, all departing air passenger must submit a PLF prior to departure as well.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.