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Helpful directions for Heraklion Airport

Heraklion airport is located 5km from the center of Heraklion city. The west exit leads to Heraklion city, while the east exit leads to the National Highway (greenline), to Rethymno and Chania to the west (right hand side before the bridge). Or Chersonissos, Agios Nikolaos and Sitia to the east (under the bridge). In order to reach Heraklion Airport from Heraklion downtown, take Ikarou Avenue from Heraklion town center or the national road with direction to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to consider when hiring a car at Heraklion Airport

Always include your flight number when you reserve your car in Heraklion Airport, this will allow us to track any delays of your flight and be sure to hold the car for you.

Book in advance. The longer you wait, the more expensive the rental will become.

Be sure to bring along 2 forms of identification, such as a full valid driver’s license and your passport.

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Pick up and drop off procedure at Heraklion Airport

When arriving at Heraklion airport our representative will be waiting for you at our office which is located opposite the arrivals hall, as you exit from the right, cross the road and turn right, you will then find a ramp that will lead you to our parking area. Check out for our flags and signs. When dropping the car off you will have to park the car at the same parking area. Should your drop off be after working hours (09:00-21:00) there is a black mail box behind the office where you can drop the key after parking the car.

Rental Offers at Heraklion Airport Check the Fleet

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Volkswagen Up

Class: Group A
Passengers: CC: Transmission: Clima:
4 1000 manual A/C
from 13 per day
Volkswagen Polo (manual) photo

Volkswagen Polo

Class: Group C
Passengers: CC: Transmission: Clima:
5 1400 manual A/C
from 21 per day
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Opel Astra

Class: Group D
Passengers: CC: Transmission: Clima:
5 1400 manual A/C
from 38 per day
Volkswagen Transporter LONG (manual) photo

Volkswagen Transporter LONG

Class: Group F
Passengers: CC: Transmission: Clima:
9 2000 manual A/C
from 70 per day
Nissan Micra (manual) photo

Nissan Micra

Class: Group B
Passengers: CC: Transmission: Clima:
5 1200 manual A/C
from 16 per day

Driving tips


The speed limits are 90 km/h on the national road and 40 km/h within the city of Heraklion provided there are no other speed limit restrictions


It is important to follow the traffic rules and regulations throughout your rental period


Always have the rental agreement in the car with you in case you are stopped by a police officer