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How to Get to Crete From England: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol


How to get to Crete from England, UK. Ways to travel to Crete from London, Gatwick, Luton, Edinburgh, Birmingham, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, East Midlands, Glasgow, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford airports.

Crete has three airports: from west to east, Chania, Heraklion and Lasithi, though the last- named only had a spiffy new terminal completed in 2016; don’t expect overseas charter or budget flights into Sitía any sooner than 2018 – the code to search is JSH).

EasyJet (easyjet.com) flies to Heraklion (Iraklio, HER) from Gatwick, Luton, Edinburgh, Bristol and Manchester and to Chania (Hania, CHQ) from Gatwick, while Jet2 (jet2.com) offers services to Heraklion from East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford and Stanstead.

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First Choice (firstchoice.co.uk) and Tui (tui.co.uk) fly to Crete from several UK airports. Ryanair (ryanair.com) serves Chania from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted. British Airways (ba.com) has direct service five times weekly between Heraklion and London Gatwick from late April to end October, and twice weekly (May–Sept, Wed & Sat) between Heathrow and Hania.

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