Gatwick Airport to Crete flight duration

What is the flight duration from Gatwick Airport to Crete?

On average there are 4 flights flying direct each day from Gatwick Airport to Crete. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
LGW
Arrive
HER

Average direct flight time is 3 hours 58 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Gatwick Airport to Crete is 3 hours 50 minutes.

A distance of 1,657 miles / 2,667 km

Related: Return journey Crete to Gatwick Airport flight duration

Gatwick Airport to Crete flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 3 hours 58 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 4

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Crete is 3 hours 58 minutes
  • Distance from London to Crete is 1,657 miles / 2,667 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Crete is served by 1 airports Heraklion International Airport (HER)
  • The currency in Crete, Greece is the Euro

Airlines

TUI
TUI
Thomas Cook Airlines
Thomas Cook Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Aegean Airlines
British Airways
British Airways
easyJet
easyJet
Jet2
Jet2

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Gatwick to Crete Heraklion
Flying with easyJet
4 hours 00 minutes
London Luton to Crete Heraklion
Flying with easyJet
4 hours 00 minutes
London Stansted to Crete Heraklion
Flying with Jet2
4 hours 05 minutes

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Gatwick Airport to Crete flight time via Athens International | to via ATH
Gatwick Airport to Athens International
3 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
45 minutes
Athens International to Crete
50 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 10 minutes
Gatwick Airport to Crete flight time via Stuttgart | to via STR
Gatwick Airport to Stuttgart
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 45 minutes
Stuttgart to Crete
2 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 15 minutes
Gatwick Airport to Crete flight time via Cologne | to via CGN
Gatwick Airport to Cologne
1 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 30 minutes
Cologne to Crete
3 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 55 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Gatwick Airport & Crete local time and timezones

Crete, Greece time is 2 hours ahead of Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
07:52 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Crete, Greece:
09:52 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
Athens Timezone: EEST (+03:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom 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 3 hours 58 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.