Book flights from Basel to Heraklion
Flying from Basel
Local and international flights from Basel are handled through EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg (BSL), which is located a very convenient 6 kilometers from the city. A bit of a geographical oddity, EuroAirport Basel is one of only a handful of airports that is jointly operated by two countries, with its international status requiring the unusual assignment of 3 different airport codes. Located entirely on French soil, the airport nevertheless contains a Swiss customs area, and it is possible to pass between the two countries through the airport with valid ID.
Basel Airport Information
A modern facility both in design and amenities, EuroAirport Basel contains all the conveniences passengers require for a relaxing and comfortable journey. The airport features a wide variety of restaurants, bars, stores and duty-free establishments, and is equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the facility. An international currency exchange and ATM machines are also located within the airport, as well as convenient parking structures on both sides of the border.
Getting to the Airport in Basel
The number 50 bus to EuroAirport Basel takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive from the city. A taxi to EuroAirport Basel is also available and more convenient, but is more expensive.
Arriving in Heraklion
Book your flights to Heraklion with airberlin and experience this city’s charming blend of modern and ancient culture. Heraklion is a vibrant city offering a variety of entertainment options sure to cater to every type of traveler.
First Time in Heraklion
Start by walking along the city’s fortified walls, then explore the numerous historic Venetian Era attractions. Be sure to pick up some of the Heraklion’s excellent agricultural products, including olive oil, wines, and honey.
With plenty of cafés, clubs and beaches, there are many reasons for couples to travel to Heraklion for their honeymoon. Live entertainment, including traditional Cretan music and dance, is very popular after dark, particularly in the harbor area. Conveniently, this spot is also one of the best places to find cheap hotels in Heraklion. With Crete’s primary wine-producing region located nearby, Heraklion is the perfect place to indulge in romantic winery tours.
Making the Most of Your Heraklion Holiday
Book tickets to Heraklion in June to catch the Matala Beach Festival, which features a unique musical theme each year. November’s unpredictable weather makes it a good time to find great flight deals to Heraklion. Regardless of when you visit, you can count on airberlin to deliver exceptional service to Heraklion.