The average price of a 7-day trip to Iráklion is $2,951 for a solo traveler, $5,300 for a couple, and $9,936 for a family of 4. Iráklion hotels range from $18 to $96 per night with an average of $62, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) are between $806 and $5,065 per person for economy flights and $2,529 to $15,894 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $23 to $50 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Iráklion, GR

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HER and stay in a Iráklion hotel:

  • April 23rd to October 21st

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Iráklion is usually late September.

 

Average Iráklion Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Iráklion for a week is $887-$5,246($127-$749 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $468 to $4,356 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Iráklion for a week is $2,192-$11,370($313-$1,624 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $936 to $8,712 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Iráklion for a week is $3,032-$19,634($433-$2,805 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,872 to $17,424 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $116 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $118 to $135 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Iráklion

How cheap can you make a vacation to Iráklion? The cheapest trip to Iráklion is about $94 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $16.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Iráklion for a week is $655-$4,778($94-$683 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $26 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $468 to $4,356 for economy

Lodging: $16 to $18 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Iráklion for a week is $1,214-$9,316($173-$1,331 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $936 to $8,712 for economy

Lodging: $16 to $18 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Iráklion for a week is $2,428-$18,488($347-$2,641 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,872 to $17,424 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $36 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Iráklion cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Iráklion Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Iráklion.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Iráklion for a week is $1,822-$15,088($260-$2,155 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $110 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,030 to $9,278 for first class

Lodging: $76 to $96 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Iráklion for a week is $3,188-$25,136($455-$3,591 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $220 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,060 to $18,556 for first class

Lodging: $76 to $96 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Iráklion for a week is $6,376-$48,256($911-$6,894 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $440 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,120 to $37,112 for first class

Lodging: $152 to $192 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $640 to $1,344 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Iráklion Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Iráklion is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Iráklion due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Iráklion Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Iráklion hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Iráklion.

 

Flight Costs to Iráklion

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $5,065 average in early to mid March to a low of $806 in late September. Median flight price is $1,124. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Iráklion our data includes 158 originating airports, and 118 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Iráklion from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $5,924 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Eleftherios Venizelos International (ATH) in Athens (Greece) at an average of just $130.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Saturday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Saturday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Iráklion, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $4,258, so you can easily save about 528% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Iráklion can easily cost $190 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $385 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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