Rental Car Heraklion International Airport

Car rental Heraklion International Airport HER from 11 $ per day

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Current offers Heraklion International Airport

e.g. Hyundai i10 Or similar
Hyundai i10
from 13 $/day
  • Zero deposit
Kia Picanto
from 29 $/day
  • No credit card needed
Kia Picanto
from 29 $/day
  • All-round carefree package
Citroen C1
from 18 $/day
e.g. Hyundai I20 Diesel Or similar
Hyundai I20 Diesel
from 18 $/day
  • Zero deposit
Nissan Note
from 43 $/day
  • No credit card needed
Nissan Note
from 43 $/day
  • All-round carefree package
Suzuki Balena
from 23 $/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Fiat Tipo, Peugeot 308 Or similar
Fiat Tipo, Peugeot 308
from 19 $/day
e.g. NISSAN NOTE 1.4 Or similar
from 37 $/day
7 seater
e.g. Opel Zafira Or similar
Opel Zafira
from 40 $/day
9 seater
e.g. Fiat Talento Or similar
Fiat Talento
from 59 $/day
e.g. Seat Arona Or similar
Seat Arona
from 36 $/day
e.g. Nissan Micra Convertible Or similar
Nissan Micra Convertible
from 34 $/day
Premium class
e.g. Audi A4 Or similar
Audi A4
from 69 $/day
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Rent 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 rental 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 vacation in Crete right away. Use the price comparison and compare the offers of renowned car rental companies at Heraklion Airport. Look forward to an unforgettable trip around Crete in your own rental car.

Blossom in spring in Heraklion

Travel to Heraklion in spring and look forward to all the flowering plants. The landscape on Crete glows in all possible colors in spring. Pack your hiking boots and enjoy your spring vacation in Heraklion. From there you can drive around the island of Crete in a rental car and explore your favorite places on your own. Walk through the fabulous nature with the spring sun on your face. To cool down you can take a walk along the beach and feel the cold water on your feet. And what could be better than delicious Greek food after an adventurous day? So let's get going! Let the spring evening in Heraklion end in a wonderful atmosphere.

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 rental 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

Rent 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 rental 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 parking lot 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 luggage being able to make a trip there. The city itself is only twenty minutes away. There is a parking lot 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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