• Search & compare prices from leading car hire companies & save!
  • Flexible Rentals, Worldwide locations, No Hidden Fees
  • Get in touch via Facebook
  • 24/7 Multi Lingual Customer Service

Crete Heraklion Airport Mini Guide

Crete – Iraklion Airport, otherwise known as Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is the second busiest airport in Greece.
Crete Heraklion Airport is incredibly busy, and everyone wants to get on their way to their resort as soon as possible. Many people pre-book a hire car from there and are soon at their resorts relaxing, but to get ahead of the queues at the rental desks send the main driver ahead to sort out the paperwork so you are then ready to take in the sights of the island which include the fabulous Palace of Knossos and the charming town of Chania.

Cheapest car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.69 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 46.86 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.90 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 48.32 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.11 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 49.80 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.30 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 51.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.49 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 52.44 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Twingo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.60 EUR/day
Renault Twingo

7 Days rental at 53.24 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.64 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 53.52 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Fabia

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.91 EUR/day
Skoda Fabia

7 Days rental at 55.39 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.95 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 55.65 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 183.92 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1287.50 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 356.49 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2495.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 320.67 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2244.70 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 212.76 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1489.34 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.51 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 451.61 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 125.06 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 875.46 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 112.49 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 787.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.63 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 522.43 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 136.96 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 958.78 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 267.15 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1870.06 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 240.12 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1680.89 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 158.72 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1111.05 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Crete Heraklion Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 7 special offers for car rental in Crete Heraklion Airport including;

  • 19% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 19% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • 21% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 21% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • 22% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 22% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • 23% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 23% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • Free additional driver
    With this car you get 1 free additional driver available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €16.83 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €18.39 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €20.18 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €21.75 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, CARWIZ, DRIVE S.A., GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, OK MOBILITY, YOURS CAR RENTAL.

Useful to know about Crete Heraklion Airport

  • Crete’s Heraklion Airport is also called Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and named after the writer and philosopher.
  • It’s only 3 miles east of Heraklion.
  • Heraklion is the second busiest Greek airport after Athens.
  • The airport opened in 1939 and operated German planes for its first few years.
  • There is a military airbase at the end of the runway so no photographs are allowed.

Best car rental companies in Crete Heraklion Airport

8.8
No.1: SIXT,
based on 701 reviews
80
80
80
90
90
10 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.2: EUROPCAR,
based on 517 reviews
90
80
80
80
80
10 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.4: THRIFTY,
based on 997 reviews
80
80
70
90
90
18 min (average wait time)

Crete Heraklion Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Sixt EMEA Franchise
  • € 46.83
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 6.69
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 86
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 16
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 331
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 35
March€ 33
April€ 46
May€ 55
June€ 65
July€ 108
August€ 118
September€ 86
October€ 56
November€ 60
December€ 54
ItemPercent
January€ 24
February€ 25
March€ 23
April€ 31
May€ 38
June€ 48
July€ 78
August€ 87
September€ 61
October€ 38
November€ 39
December€ 35
ItemPercent
January€ 118
February€ 108
March€ 105
April€ 91
May€ 104
June€ 119
July€ 163
August€ 174
September€ 134
October€ 90
November€ 98
December€ 103
ItemPercent
January€ 53
February€ 57
March€ 48
April€ 70
May€ 83
June€ 98
July€ 154
August€ 169
September€ 120
October€ 79
November€ 89
December€ 83
ItemPercent
January€ 139
February€ 137
March€ 137
April€ 157
May€ 190
June€ 240
July€ 358
August€ 356
September€ 220
October€ 145
November€ 137
December€ 135
ItemPercent
January€ 23
February€ 22
March€ 19
April€ 30
May€ 37
June€ 46
July€ 68
August€ 82
September€ 56
October€ 34
November€ 41
December€ 36
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 83
March€ 76
April€ 94
May€ 116
June€ 131
July€ 196
August€ 215
September€ 169
October€ 115
November€ 158
December€ 151
ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 35
March€ 35
April€ 58
May€ 68
June€ 79
July€ 139
August€ 141
September€ 103
October€ 67
November€ 62
December€ 54

Select category to see average car hire prices at Crete Heraklion Airport

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport

How much does car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport cost?

Car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport costs as little as €6.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €15.60 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €509.00 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Ford Transit Cargo Van.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Crete Heraklion Airport?

7 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Crete Heraklion Airport, including ADDCAR, BUDGET, GREEN MOTION, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Crete Heraklion Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Crete Heraklion Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Crete Heraklion Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Sixt EMEA Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport with a score of 8.8/10

with Europcar EMEA Franchise rated second best with a score of 8.5/10

.

How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Crete Heraklion Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport is €65.49 per week from CENTAURO.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Crete Heraklion Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Crete Heraklion Airport is CENTAURO, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €46.83 per week.

How much is fuel at Crete Heraklion Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.855/ltr of petrol and €1.791/ltr of diesel at Crete Heraklion Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Crete Heraklion Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport with leading car hire companies such as ABBYCAR, ADDCAR, ALAMO, AUTOS HOLIDAYS, AUTO-UNION, AVIS, BUDGET, CARWIZ, CENTAURO, DRIVE S.A., ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GREEN MOTION, GRENTALS, HERTZ, NATIONAL, OK MOBILITY, PAYLESS, SIXT, SURPRICE, THRIFTY, WHEEGO, YOURS CAR RENTAL as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Crete Heraklion Airport?

We can arrange , Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Economy Elite, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Mini Elite, Premium, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars at Crete Heraklion Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Crete Heraklion Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Crete Heraklion Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Crete Heraklion Airport is €104.48 per week from OK MOBILITY for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Crete Heraklion Airport at the moment, however CENTAURO rates start from just €46.83 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €46.83 from CENTAURO in Crete - Airport - Heraklion or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Crete Heraklion Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Crete Heraklion Airport is €46.90 per week with an average price of €109.20 per week across all car hire companies.
System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '0:10446:249911' to data type int. at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection, Action`1 wrapCloseInAction) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj, Boolean callerHasConnectionLock, Boolean asyncClose) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.TryRun(RunBehavior runBehavior, SqlCommand cmdHandler, SqlDataReader dataStream, BulkCopySimpleResultSet bulkCopyHandler, TdsParserStateObject stateObj, Boolean& dataReady) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.TryConsumeMetaData() at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.get_MetaData() at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.FinishExecuteReader(SqlDataReader ds, RunBehavior runBehavior, String resetOptionsString, Boolean isInternal, Boolean forDescribeParameterEncryption, Boolean shouldCacheForAlwaysEncrypted) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReaderTds(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, Boolean async, Int32 timeout, Task& task, Boolean asyncWrite, Boolean inRetry, SqlDataReader ds, Boolean describeParameterEncryptionRequest) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReader(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, String method, TaskCompletionSource`1 completion, Int32 timeout, Task& task, Boolean& usedCache, Boolean asyncWrite, Boolean inRetry) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReader(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, String method) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior behavior, String method) at System.Data.Common.DbDataAdapter.FillInternal(DataSet dataset, DataTable[] datatables, Int32 startRecord, Int32 maxRecords, String srcTable, IDbCommand command, CommandBehavior behavior) at System.Data.Common.DbDataAdapter.Fill(DataSet dataSet, Int32 startRecord, Int32 maxRecords, String srcTable, IDbCommand command, CommandBehavior behavior) at System.Data.Common.DbDataAdapter.Fill(DataSet dataSet, String srcTable) at CMSWebParts_MyWebParts_ReviewCitySEOV1.getReviewSEOV1(String pvCT_ID, String NodeID) at CMSWebParts_MyWebParts_ReviewCitySEOV1.populateReviewSeoV1(String CT_ID, String NodeID) at CMSWebParts_MyWebParts_ReviewCitySEOV1.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) ClientConnectionId:7a46dc18-0f0c-40fd-ad85-a929fc7e6288 Error Number:245,State:1,Class:16 Page_Load: CT_ID:1608 NodeID:9575 pvCT_ID:1608 NodeID:9575 DECLARE @CountryKeyword varchar(200), @CountryCode varchar(50),@DocumentPageTitle varchar(200), @DocumentPageDescription varchar(2000),@CT_ID int SELECT @DocumentPageTitle = DocumentPageTitle,@DocumentPageDescription = DocumentPageDescription from CMS_Document where DocumentNodeID =9575 SELECT Top 1 @CountryKeyword = CountryKeyword, @CountryCode = CountryCode from CONTENT_MenuItem where BookingEngineLocationID=1608 SELECT Top 1 @CT_ID = BookingEngineLocationID from CONTENT_MenuItem where BookingEngineLocationID=1608 Declare @TotalReviews varchar(200), @higest_rating float, @cheapest_price float, @CheapestVendor varchar(200),@expensive_price float, @offercount int; SET @TotalReviews = (select SUM(Total) as TotalReviews from[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].Review R where R.CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID and RecordDateTimeDt = (select MAX(RecordDateTimeDt) from[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].Review R where R.CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID)) SET @higest_rating = ( SELECT TOP 1 X.higest_rate * 2 as higest_rate FROM ( SELECT VendorName,CAST(overall AS decimal(5, 1)) AS higest_rate, CartrawlerCode FROM[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[Review] WHERE CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID AND overall IS NOT NULL GROUP BY VendorName, overall, CartrawlerCode ) X ORDER BY CartrawlerCode, CAST(X.higest_rate AS decimal(5, 1)) DESC) SET @cheapest_price = ( SELECT CONVERT(Numeric(19, 2), min(computeddailyrate)) best_price FROM[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[LocationVehicleV3] where CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID and vehiclematrixcategory<>'' and vehiclematrixcategory is not null and vehiclematrixcategory<> 'NULL' and RecordDateTimeDt = (select MAX(RecordDateTimeDt) from [cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[LocationVehicleV3] where CartrawlerCode=@CT_ID)) SET @CheapestVendor = ( select TOP 1 VendorShortName FROM[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[ExtLocationVehicleV1] WHERE CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID AND RecordDateTimeDt = (select MAX(RecordDateTimeDt) from[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[ExtLocationVehicleV1] where CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID ) order by computeddailyrate ) SET @expensive_price = ( SELECT TOP 1 CONVERT(Numeric(19,2),X.ComputedDailyRate) as expensive_price FROM ( SELECT [Expr1], MAX(ComputedDailyRate) as ComputedDailyRate, CountryCode, RecordDateTime, CountryName FROM [cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[LocationVehicleV2] group by [Expr1], CountryCode, RecordDateTime, RecordDateTimeDt, CountryName, CartrawlerCode HAVING (CountryCode= @CountryCode or CountryName = @CountryCode) AND ISNULL([Expr1], '') <> '' and CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID and RecordDateTimeDt = (select MAX(RecordDateTimeDt) from[cartrawler_v2].[dbo].[LocationVehicleV2] where(CountryCode= @CountryCode or CountryName = @CountryCode) and CartrawlerCode = @CT_ID) ) X ORDER BY X.ComputedDailyRate desc ) SET @offercount = (SELECT FLOOR(RAND() *(100-5+1))+5) SELECT @TotalReviews as TotalReviews, ratingavailable = CASE when @higest_rating is not null then @TotalReviews ELSE 0 END , higest_rating = CASE when @higest_rating is not null then @higest_rating ELSE 0 END , @cheapest_price as cheapest_price,@CheapestVendor as CheapestVendor, @expensive_price as expensive_price, @offercount as offercount,@DocumentPageTitle as DocumentPageTitle,@DocumentPageDescription as DocumentPageDescription

Information about car hire agents at Crete Heraklion Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Crete Heraklion Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 30 2810 225150)
  • Auto-union (tel: +306932362176 / +30 6932362174)
  • Sixt (tel: +30-2810280915)
  • Hertz (tel: +30 2810 330 452)
  • Surprice (tel: 00306984631835 , 00302810286169, 00302810334097)
  • Abbycar (tel: 0030 212 213 5282 (ext 130))
  • Autos holidays (tel: +30 2810.244002)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00302810226002)
  • Thrifty (tel: +30 28111 00013, +30 28111 00014, +30 28111 00015)
  • Firefly (tel: +30 2810330452)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Crete Heraklion Airport

  • Europcar (MEETING POINT OPPOSITE ARRIVAL HALL, HERAKLION)
  • Auto-union (Heraklion International Airport, Heraklion - Crete)
  • Sixt (Kazantzakis Airport, Heraklion, 71500)
  • Budget (International Airport, Crete / Heraklion, 71601)
  • Hertz (Heraklion Airport, Airport Desk At Arrivals Hall, Heraklion, 71408)
  • Surprice (Heraklion International Airport N. Kazantzakis 71601 Heraklion Crete, Heraklion, 71601)

Car hire company reviews at Crete Heraklion Airport

  • Sixt EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.8/10 from 30 reviews
  • Europcar EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.5/10 from 15 reviews
  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 43 reviews
  • Thrifty GR Direct: Rated 8.4/10 from 25 reviews
  • AUTO-UNION: Rated 8.3/10 from 26 reviews
  • Payless EMEA: Rated 8.0/10 from 21 reviews

Other car hire locations in Crete

We specialise in car rentals throughout Crete fo find you the best price and that's a promise...

from
€12
per day
ItemPercent
Jan€ 9
Feb€ 9
Mar€ 9
Apr€ 8
May€ 10
Jun€ 14
Jul€ 17
Aug€ 24
Sep€ 17
Oct€ 9
Nov€ 8
Dec€ 9
from
€14
per day
ItemPercent
Jan€ 11
Feb€ 11
Mar€ 11
Apr€ 14
May€ 14
Jun€ 17
Jul€ 26
Aug€ 24
Sep€ 12
Oct€ 12
Nov€ 8
Dec€ 8
from
€11
per day
ItemPercent
Jan€ 9
Feb€ 7
Mar€ 8
Apr€ 8
May€ 10
Jun€ 14
Jul€ 13
Aug€ 24
Sep€ 17
Oct€ 9
Nov€ 8
Dec€ 9
from
€10
per day
ItemPercent
Jan€ 6
Feb€ 4
Mar€ 7
Apr€ 7
May€ 7
Jun€ 10
Jul€ 20
Aug€ 24
Sep€ 13
Oct€ 10
Nov€ 9
Dec€ 7