The cheapest times to fly from HER to HAM are

  • March 12th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to July 15th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HER to HAM is mid March. Prices can be as high as $1357 for Wednesday flights during mid November, or as low as $133 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Hamburg

Flying from Heraklion (HER) to Hamburg (HAM) will usually cost between $235 to $438 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $998. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $865 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $304 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HER to HAM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HER to HAM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HER to HAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HER to HAM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Heraklion. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hamburg, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Heraklion. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $300. Return trip prices are from the HAM to HER flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HER to HAM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from HER to HAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from HAM
  • Usually 2.96% less expensive than HAM
  • Nonstop flights available

See HER to HAJ flights


Flight Hacking HER to HAM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HER to HAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (HER > ATH > HAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $279
  • Average savings: $25 (8.22%)

See HER to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HER to HAM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air France, Air Serbia, Austrian, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Corendon Airlines Europe, CSA, easyJet, Ellinair, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Level, Lufthansa, Luxair, Norwegian, Olympic, Sky Express, Smartwings, SWISS, TUI fly, Volotea, Vueling, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hamburg Airport to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1462 miles or 2353 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HER to HAM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HER to HAM flight is about 3 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Heraklion and Hamburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from HER to HAM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHER
Origination airport nameNikos Kazantzakis Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeHAM
Destination airport nameHamburg Airport


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