Book flights from Heraklion to St. Petersburg

Flying from Heraklion

Heraklion International Airport is Crete’s main airport. Located 5 km from the city, airberlin operates flights from Heraklion Airport to major European cities, including Hamburg, Zurich, and Berlin.

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 St. Petersburg

Travel to St. Petersburg and see firsthand where the legendary Czars once lived. A history-buff’s dream, the city is replete with cathedrals, museums, palaces and incredible architecture stretching as far as the eye can see. Book your tickets to St. Petersburg and visit the cultural heart of Russia.

First Time in St. Petersburg

Perhaps the best way to make your way around St. Petersburg is by water, boating along the rivers and canals. You can also walk along the riverbanks and enjoy the hustle and bustle of these popular pathways.

Your St. Petersburg

If you love to be immersed in culture, consider visiting in May, when you can find cheap hotels in St. Petersburg and enjoy the festivals celebrating the arrival of summer. At night, you can further bond with the locals at one of the many jazz bars.

Making the Most of Your St. Petersburg Holiday

You will likely find the best flight deals to St. Petersburg in the cooler seasons, and it can be very enjoyable to visit just as the snow is beginning to fall. It is often more enjoyable to book flights to St. Petersburg for May or September, when the weather is pleasant the peak tourist season has not yet started. Save time on your next trip to St. Petersburg with airberlin's convenient check-in options.