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Crete Heraklion Airport Transfers and Taxis

Flat fee for your Heraklion Airport taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

5-star Heraklion Airport taxi service

At Welcome, we want to make your entire experience in Crete unforgettable. That’s why we offer fully personalised Heraklion Airport taxi transfers to suit your individual needs. Forget about waiting in line at the ticket counters or negotiating a price with local drivers. Instead, take a fast and reliable Welcome Heraklion Airport taxi.

The minute you arrive at Heraklion International Airport (HER), your friendly driver will be waiting for you outside of the arrivals terminal, holding a sign with your name on it. If your flight is delayed, our drivers are automatically updated with the new arrival time, so we can guarantee that your driver will be waiting for you when you land. After a warm greeting, your driver will assist you with your luggage and guide you to your pre-selected vehicle. 

As you enjoy your Heraklion Airport taxi ride, your driver will give you a few tips and tricks about the city and recommend places you might want to visit during your stay. With Welcome Pickups taking care of all your in-destination travel needs, all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 

You can still book a ride with Welcome Pickups within the city of Heraklion, or you can hail a local Crete taxi from the street, walk to a taxi rank or call a radio taxi company.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
16 €
16 €
20 MIN
92 €
92 €
1H 10 MIN
2 €
155 €
2H 20 MIN

Welcome Crete Airport taxi fleet

At Welcome, we offer a variety of Crete Airport taxi services, along with a modern fleet of sedans and minivans, which can accommodate any group size. The common choice for a group of 4 people or fewer is one of our stylish sedans. On the other hand, for parties of up to eight people, one of our spacious minivans is the ideal option.

A black Crete Airport taxi (Sedan).


Crete Heraklion Airport Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers

Up to 4

price to City Centre

From €19

A black Crete Airport Taxi (Minivan)


Crete Heraklion Airport Taxi (Minivan)

number of passengers

Up to 8

price to City Centre

From €82

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions for your transfer from Heraklion Airport

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is the largest and busiest airport on the island of Crete. Every year, the island hosts millions of people from across Europe and beyond, making Heraklion Airport a major hub for international travel. The distance from Heraklion Airport to the city centre is approximately 5 km, so the journey should take you around 10 minutes.

To begin your trip, your driver will head northwest along Leoforos Ikarou, which will lead you into the city centre. From there, they’ll will use the local roads to reach your hotel.


Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis Info:

Address: Heraklion 716 01, Crete

Phone: +30 281 039 7129 | Official website

Why choose a Heraklion Airport taxi?

Hiring a taxi for your transfer from Heraklion Airport is the most convenient and safe option when it comes to travelling to your hotel in the city centre. Heraklion Airport taxis are available 24/7 and are known for their punctual and reliable services.

Alternatively, picking a Welcome Pickups Heraklion Airport transfer rather than a local taxi service means you can secure a fixed fare, English-speaking drivers and 24/7 customer support. 

Heraklion Airport taxi prices

Local taxis charge a set-rate fee of €19 for the journey from Heraklion Airport and the city centre of Heraklion. However, additional fees may be applied for things like excess luggage, travelling during major holidays, number of passengers and vehicle type.

If you’d prefer to pre-book your taxi and avoid hidden fees, reserve your Heraklion Airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. 

The benefits of booking a Welcome Airport transfer

What makes Welcome Pickups superior to other companies, is the broad range of in-destination travel packages that we provide. We offer completely tailored experiences and a wide range of travel benefits from the moment you land in Crete.

For example, you can take advantage of our skip-the-line tickets for popular attractions such as the Knossos Palace and Samaria Gorge National Park. Your tickets will be handed to you by your driver on the day of your pickup, so you don’t have to waste a single moment standing in line. We also provide private experiences throughout Crete with our amazing Sightseeing Tours. At Welcome, we hand-pick our exclusive 5-star providers based on real customer reviews, so we can guarantee a perfect experience every time. 

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Heraklion Airport to Chania?

Heraklion Airport taxi drivers charge a flat-rate fee for journeys into the city centre and to Chania. The cost for the 2 hour 20 minute journey will be around €180, depending on the provider. Bear in mind that there may be extra charges for things such as excess luggage and time of travel.

Where do I meet my driver?

To ensure that you can easily spot your driver, you will receive an email 24 hours before your flight containing your driver’s name, a photo and their phone number. Then, once you land in Heraklion airport, you will find your driver waiting for you just outside of the arrivals hall exit doors.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

We provide all of our drivers with live updates on delayed flights. So, even if your flight is badly delayed, your driver will always be there when you land.

Is the cost of a Crete Airport taxi per person?

Absolutely not. The cost of our Heraklion Airport transfers is per vehicle, not per person. So you can fill our sedan or minivan taxis for one set price.

How do I find a Crete taxi during my stay?

Finding a taxi in Heraklion city centre is quick and easy. You can hail a taxi from the street, call one of the local taxi companies or walk to a designated taxi rank.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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