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 Vienna
Travel to Vienna with airberlin and experience a highlight of central European society. Vienna is the capital of and the largest city in Austria. The city has been a strong contributor to the fine arts throughout the centuries and is acknowledged as the center of European music.
First Time in Vienna
When you book your flights to Vienna, plan a tour along the Ringstrasse, a street that will introduce you to the city by leading you along a trail of notable sites. The city’s medieval walls were replaced by this circular avenue that now intersects a number of historic neighborhoods.
Tickets to Vienna will provide the opportunity for a family outing to the Prater, a public park where you can ride on a giant Ferris wheel and a fairy tale-inspired train. Naturalists will be interested in the Butterfly House located in the city center – a tropical indoor environment that serves as a habitat to majestic free-flying butterflies.
Getting the Most of Your Vienna Holiday
Flight deals to Vienna can be found outside the more popular summer months. The spring and autumn offer opportunities to find cheap hotels in Vienna when the weather is ideal. Travel to Vienna in style and comfort with airberlin.