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 Gothenburg
Gothenburg is a historical city with a growing bohemian presence. Festivals, art shows and folk gatherings are commonplace here. Find flight deals to Gothenburg to discover this chic city for yourself.
First Time in Gothenburg
To navigate the city easily, use your smartphone to purchase a ticket to Gothenburg’s Västtrafik program, which will give you prepaid access to the city’s public transportation system. Another way to see the city is on one of the two local ferries.
Many people travel to Gothenburg to take part in some of the many large festivals. The Gothenburg Film Festival takes place every year and is one of the biggest in Scandinavia. In August you can attend Kulturkalaset, which features music, art, food, and, of course, beer. Book your tickets well in advance to find cheap hotels in Gothenburg.
Making the Most of Your Gothenburg Holiday
The best time to take flights to Gothenburg is in the late spring and summer when the weather is most pleasant. Plan your flights with airberlin and enjoy a comfortable and relaxing journey with free snacks and soft drinks.