Rent a Car Heraklion Airport
Heraklion Airport Nikos Kazantzakis is the largest and most popular airport on the island of Crete, as well as the second busiest airport in Greece after Athens International Airport. It is a shared civil and military facility, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world each year, particularly during the summer months when cheap car hire Heraklion Airport is at its peak.
Heraklion Airport got its name from the prolific Greek writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantzakis. It is also known as Heraklion International Airport, as it serves both local and international flights from all over the world.
The airport has been in operation since 1939 and has been redesigned, renovated and extended several times throughout the years, with the latest airport extension project being successfully completed in March 2018. A new airport, which is currently under construction, will be replacing Heraklion Airport in 2025.
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Heraklion Airport is located in the area of Nea Alikarnassos, just 5 km east of the city center of Heraklion Crete, serving towns and regions located in the north-west and north-east part of the island. Ancient cities, picturesque villages and stunning beaches can all be reached in as little as a few minutes to an hour from Heraklion Airport with a budget car rental in Heraklion Airport.
The airport is open 24 hours and features various facilities and amenities such as an information desk, two airport lounges (Filoxenia Lounge and Goldair Handling Lounge), cafés and bars, a restaurant, mobile charging points, WiFi, WCs, a 24-hour medical center, baby care facilities, luggage services (storage, lockers, and wrapping), ATMs/cash machines, currency exchange services and duty-free shopping.
If you wish to hire a car in Heraklion Airport, there are 23 Heraklion Airport car hire agencies located throughout the airport, but at Car Hellas, we can guarantee the most affordable and quality rentals at Heraklion Airport.
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Traveling to and from Heraklion Airport is viable by car, taxi and shuttle bus. Upon arrival and departure, you can rest assured that our highly trained and professional staff at Car Hellas Rent a Car Heraklion Airport will promptly take care of your transportation both to and from the airport.
With the airport itself being located just on the outskirts of Heraklion, you might find that opting for accommodation within the city itself or nearby is the best way to access Heraklion Airport. Economy car rental in Heraklion Airport is highly recommended no matter where you choose to stay and particularly if you seek easy access to other Cretan districts, tourist sights, beaches and resorts without having to rely on public transport – which can, admittedly, be unreliable at times.
Getting to the various parts of Crete is quick and easy with a Heraklion Airport rental car. Taking the VOAK motorway offers direct access to both the north-east and north-west regions of the island. You can easily rent a car in Heraklion Airport for a fuss-free drive to your desired destination through our trusted service at Car Hellas Heraklion Airport Rent a Car.
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Heraklion Airport is Crete’s primary airport and undoubtedly your first destination should you arrive to the island by plane. Its accessibility and close proximity to the capital city makes it a top choice among the thousands of travelers who choose to visit Crete yearly.
Whether you are interested in exploring the city of Heraklion or other districts of Crete, it is highly recommended to rent cars in Heraklion Airport from a reputable agency like Car Hellas to enjoy smoother, more relaxing and reliable journeys.