Flying from Heraklion
Heraklion International Airport Information
Heraklion International Airport (HER), also known as Nikos Kazantzakis, is the second busiest airport in Greece, serving about 5.5 million passengers annually. The airport is named after the Greek philosopher and writer of the same name who was born in the city. The passenger terminal offers a variety of facilities including a duty-free store, a bank, currency exchange services, information desk, medical facility, and car and bike rental offices.
To manage passenger crowds during the summer months, a new airport at Kastelli Pediados is currently under construction. The new facility is expected to be completed in 2015, at which time operations at Heraklion International Airport will cease.
Getting to the Airport in Heraklion
From the city center, it takes about 7 minutes to travel by taxi to Heraklion International Airport. Visitors can save money by taking a bus instead, which is comparatively less expensive. From bus station A in Heraklion, visitors can travel by bus to Heraklion Airport, with a journey time of about 20 minutes.
Arriving in Leipzig
The bustling city of Leipzig will make you want to shop till you drop, as buying and spending are built right into its DNA. Travel to Leipzig, with its blend of olde-worlde charm in the many markets and exhibition halls, and modern charm of sleek shopping malls, offering flexibility in your shopping experiences. By booking your flights to Leipzig with airberlin, getting there could not be simpler.
First Time in Leipzig
The 16th-century Old Town Hall with its Baroque clock tower is a must for any Leipzig first-timer. Now home to the Museum of City History, this Renaissance-style building houses fine medieval religious works. Tickets to Leipzig’s Old Town Hall are a modest price.
If festivals are your thing, visit during one of Leipzig’s annual jams such as the Bach Festival, in late May or early June, or the Leipziger Buchmesse (Leipzig Book Fair) in late March.
Making the Most of Your Leipzig Holiday
Due to the fair weather, spring and summer are the most comfortable times to visit Leipzig. There might be better flight deals to Leipzig during the winter months, which also may be a good time for cheap hotels in Leipzig. Expect affordable fares and convenient features like Quick Check-In with airberlin.