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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
Popular Airlines
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4.756 Km
5 hour 50 min
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport

Transportation to Heraklion Airport from the City Center

It is possible to reach Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport from the city center in a short time. You can go by taxi, by bus or by car, if you have rented a car for your trip, and deliver it at the airport.


You can reach the Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport in 15 - 20 minutes with the airport bus from the city center. The bus service runs from early morning until late at night and a bus leaves every 5 - 10 minutes. You should also know that on Sundays the frequency of the bus services is reduced.


You can always find a taxi easily in the city center, but do not forget that you must always look for a taxi stop. If you can not find a taxi stop close to the place you are staying at, you can ask the hotel to call a taxi for you. Because the distance is close, you can reach the airport in just 10 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Rent a car

Renting a vehicle in Heraklion is very common. For this reason, you can come across many car rental companies in the city, you can rent a motorbike or car according to your preference. You can deliver your rental vehicle at the airport after having spent your entire trip with a comfortable transportation vehicle. To go to Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport, you must go from Ikarou main road, then connect to the E75 highway. The total distance is about 10 minutes.

Airport Information

Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is in 5 km east of the city center and is more commonly referred to as Heraklion Airport by local people. The airport is the second busiest airport in Greece after Athens International Airport.

Especially during the summer season, the airport is quite crowded and there are long queues because there are many tourists. A new airport project, which is planned to be built in the Kastelli region, is being developed to eliminate this intensity.

At the airport, you can find a bank, a currency exchange, cash machines, duty-free shops, cosmetics and souvenir shops. You can also eat and drink at the airport restaurants, ice cream shops, cafes, and bars.

There is also 1 VIP and 1 CIP lounge at the airport. For passengers traveling with a kid, there is a baby room where they can get meet almost any needs.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2017

Transportation to Ahmedabad City Center from Airport

It is very easy to reach Ahmedabad city center from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by taxi or renting a car. There are 4 different bus routes carrying passengers to the city center. This transportation alternative is much more affordable and especially passengers with backpacks can benefit from this option.


There are taxi stands at the exit of the arrival area of the Terminal 1 building of the airport. Since self-employed taxi drivers generally don’t use taximeter, they can demand higher fares. You can ask for a reliable taxi contracted with the airport by visiting the prepaid taxi counter located in the Terminal 1. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs approximately 300 INR. If you will agree with a different driver, make sure to bargain before getting on the taxi.

Car Rental      

Car rental companies offer service in the arriving passenger area located in Terminal 1. Since there is heavy traffic in the city and drivers don’t generally obey the traffic rules, foreigners are advised to rent a car with a driver. However, if you decide to drive the car on your own, in order to reach the city center from the airport you should follow the Airport Road when you go out of the airport and go across one of the bridges on Sabarmati River. You can get to the city center in about twenty minutes by driving southward along the riverside.


Some bus routes operated by private companies and municipality depart from the airport and carry passengers to Ahmedabad city center. The travel lasts about 20 minutes. Bus routes 105 and 101 go to the Lal Darwaja Bus Station in the city center and bus routes 16 and 06 go to the main railway station in the city center. Passengers can transfer from these stations and reach other cities or rural regions of the city. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

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Which airports can I use for Heraklion-Ahmedabad flights?

For Heraklion-Ahmedabad flights, you can use Heraklion Intl. | Nikos Kazantzakis Airport as departure airport, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Heraklion-Ahmedabad and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Heraklion-Ahmedabad is 4756 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Heraklion-Ahmedabad flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Heraklion-Ahmedabad flights is Monday.

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