The cheapest times to fly from LEJ to HER are

  • April 16th to September 30th (except the weeks of May 7th and July 30th)

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 LEJ to HER is mid June. Prices can be as high as $2096 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $147 for Sunday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Heraklion

Flying from Leipzig (LEJ) to Heraklion (HER) will usually cost between $220 to $1828 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2096. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1860 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $319 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEJ to HER flight.

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

LEJ to HER Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEJ to HER flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Leipzig. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HER, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEJ. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Heraklion, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Leipzig. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $259 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $282. Return trip prices are from the HER to LEJ 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 LEJ to HER can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Luxair, Olympic, SunExpress, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nikos Kazantzakis Airport to Leipzig Halle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1283 miles or 2065 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEJ to HER flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Leipzig and Heraklion?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from LEJ to HER.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEJ
Origination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2

Return Airport

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


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