London to Crete flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Crete?

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

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
HER

Average direct flight time is 3 hours 58 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Crete (HER) has a duration of 3 hours 50 minutes.

A distance of 1,668 miles / 2,685 km.

Related: Return journey Crete to London flight duration

London 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 1,668 miles / 2,685 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), 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

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, 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.


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

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Crete flight time via Athens International | LHR to HER via ATH
London 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
London to Crete flight time via Stuttgart | LHR to HER via STR
London 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
London to Crete flight time via Cologne | LHR to HER via CGN
London 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

Airlines flying between London and Crete

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Crete

British Airways
British Airways
easyJet
easyJet
Ryanair
Ryanair
Jet2
Jet2
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

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London & Crete local time and timezones

Crete, Greece time is 2 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
12:16 Sun, 17 Nov, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Crete, Greece:
14:16 Sun, 17 Nov, 2019,
Athens Timezone: EET (+02:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Crete

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