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Transportation to Heraklion Airport from the City Center

It is possible to reach Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport from the city center in a short time. You can go by taxi, by bus or by car, if you have rented a car for your trip, and deliver it at the airport.


You can reach the Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport in 15 - 20 minutes with the airport bus from the city center. The bus service runs from early morning until late at night and a bus leaves every 5 - 10 minutes. You should also know that on Sundays the frequency of the bus services is reduced.


You can always find a taxi easily in the city center, but do not forget that you must always look for a taxi stop. If you can not find a taxi stop close to the place you are staying at, you can ask the hotel to call a taxi for you. Because the distance is close, you can reach the airport in just 10 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Rent a car

Renting a vehicle in Heraklion is very common. For this reason, you can come across many car rental companies in the city, you can rent a motorbike or car according to your preference. You can deliver your rental vehicle at the airport after having spent your entire trip with a comfortable transportation vehicle. To go to Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport, you must go from Ikarou main road, then connect to the E75 highway. The total distance is about 10 minutes.

Airport Information

Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is in 5 km east of the city center and is more commonly referred to as Heraklion Airport by local people. The airport is the second busiest airport in Greece after Athens International Airport.

Especially during the summer season, the airport is quite crowded and there are long queues because there are many tourists. A new airport project, which is planned to be built in the Kastelli region, is being developed to eliminate this intensity.

At the airport, you can find a bank, a currency exchange, cash machines, duty-free shops, cosmetics and souvenir shops. You can also eat and drink at the airport restaurants, ice cream shops, cafes, and bars.

There is also 1 VIP and 1 CIP lounge at the airport. For passengers traveling with a kid, there is a baby room where they can get meet almost any needs.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2017

Transportation to Aachen City Center from Airport

The small city of Aachen does not have an airport that operates international flights. However, those traveling to Aachen use either Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport because Aachen is in such close proximity to both cities.

To get to the city of Aachen you can use Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport. There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to Aachen from both airports, including trains, taxis, airport shuttle services, or rental car. It takes about 1 hour to get to Aachen city center from both airports.


Traveling by train is a very common means of transportation in Germany. Taking a train from either Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport to Aachen city center takes about 1 hour. The train is a very convenient way to get to the city from either airport.


Taxis are readily available at the terminal exits of both airports. A taxi to Aachen city center from both Cologne Bonn International Airport and Düsseldorf International Airport costs around 125 euros. Under normal traffic conditions it takes about 45 minutes to get to Aachen from both airports.

Shuttle Service

Cologne Bonn International Airport and Düsseldorf International Airport also serve small cities in the area so there is a well develop shuttle service network, which is operated by private companies. These companies have an assorted fleet of vehicles, which range from small vehicles to large buses, and they go along many different routes. To find the best shuttle company to suit your needs and to get more information on shuttle routes and times please visit the information counter located in the airport terminal.

Rental Car

There are many rental car companies located at both airports. To get to Aachen from Cologne Bonn International Airport follow the A4 motorway. To get to Aachen from Düsseldorf International Airport follow the A44 motorway. Under normal traffic conditions it takes about 1 hour to get to Aachen from both airports.

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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Which airports can I use for Heraklion-Aachen flights?

For Heraklion-Aachen flights, you can use Heraklion Intl. | Nikos Kazantzakis Airport as departure airport, and Aachen Merzbrück Airport, Aachen Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Heraklion-Aachen and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Heraklion-Aachen is 2297 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Heraklion-Aachen flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Heraklion-Aachen flights is Tuesday.

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