Dubai to Crete flight duration

What is the flight duration from Dubai to Crete?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between Dubai and Crete so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from Dubai to Crete

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The flight time from Dubai to Crete is 4 hours 50 minutes.

A direct flight from Dubai (DXB) to Crete (HER) has a duration of 4 hours 50 minutes.

A distance of 1,937 miles / 3,118 km.

Related: Return journey Crete to Dubai flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Dubai to Crete is 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Distance from Dubai to Crete is 1,937 miles / 3,118 km
  • Dubai is served by 2 airports Dubai International Airport (DXB), Dubai World Central International Airport (DWC)
  • Crete is served by 1 airports Heraklion International Airport (HER)
  • The currency in Crete, Greece is the Euro

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Crete, Greece? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 4 hours 50 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Dubai to Crete flight time via Frankfurt am Main | DWC to HER via FRA
Dubai to Frankfurt am Main
6 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 30 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Crete
3 hours
Total journey time
15 hours 25 minutes
Dubai to Crete flight time via Amsterdam | DWC to HER via AMS
Dubai to Amsterdam
7 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 20 minutes
Amsterdam to Crete
3 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
11 hours 55 minutes
Dubai to Crete flight time via Zurich | DWC to HER via ZRH
Dubai to Zurich
6 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
23 hours 55 minutes
Zurich to Crete
2 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
33 hours 40 minutes

Airlines flying between Dubai and Crete

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Dubai and Crete

Air France
Air France
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines

Dubai & Crete local time and timezones

Crete, Greece time is 2 hours behind Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Date and time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates:
21:43 Mon, 24 Feb, 2020,
Dubai Timezone: +04 (+04:00)

Date and time in Crete, Greece:
19:43 Mon, 24 Feb, 2020,
Athens Timezone: EET (+02:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Dubai and Crete

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Dubai and Crete

Dubai to Crete jet lag effects

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