The cheapest times to fly from HER to NTE are

  • July 9th to October 21st

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 NTE is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3750 for Tuesday flights during early November, or as low as $112 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Nantes

Flying from Heraklion (HER) to Nantes (NTE) will usually cost between $156 to $1856 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $208. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2106. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1898 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $433 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HER to NTE flight.

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

HER to NTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HER to NTE 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NTE, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into HER. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nantes, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Heraklion. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $366 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $444. Return trip prices are from the NTE 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 NTE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 52 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HER to NTE

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 NTE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $338
  • Average savings: $96 (22.06%)

See HER to EMA flights

Hack #2: Derby (HER > EMA > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $396
  • Average savings: $37 (8.55%)

See HER to ATH flights

Hack #3: Dusseldorf (HER > DUS > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $409
  • Average savings: $24 (5.54%)

See HER to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Iberia, Iberia Express, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Transavia, Volotea, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nantes Atlantique Airport to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1601 miles or 2577 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HER to NTE flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Heraklion and Nantes?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from HER to NTE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HER
Origination airport name Nikos Kazantzakis Airport
City Heraklion
Country Greece
Latitude 35.3
Longitude 25.2

Return Airport

Destination code NTE
Destination airport name Nantes Atlantique Airport
City Nantes
Country France
Latitude 47.2
Longitude -1.6


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