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Cheap Flights to Chania

Popular in December High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price £274 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from £76 From London to Chania
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Chania related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Chania along with the rest of Greece. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Greece has restricted the entry of all travellers with the exception of nationals, residence permit holders, or long-term visa holders of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, or their families. Greek nationals and residence permit holders may still enter the country. However, holders of certificates of application for renewal of a Greek residence permit may not enter. Healthcare professionals, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, travellers in transit, and travellers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate may also enter. All travellers entering Greece on flights that are not state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights or military flights. are required to be in isolation for a period of 14 days. Flights from Turkey, Albania, and North Macedonia are suspended except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. North Macedonian nationals may enter Greece via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue on by road to North Macedonia. Their trip must be preapproved by an official body like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs or North Macedonian embassy. Flights from Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom are also suspended except for special categories of flights like those for cargo, humanitarian aid, military, and repatriation.. If you are looking to book a trip to Chania and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Chania flights by month

January
£234
February
£219
March
£223
April
£159
May
£149
June
£196
July
£191
August
£314
September
£223
October
£178
November
£214
December
£156
May is currently the cheapest month to fly to Chania. At this moment in time August is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Chania?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - CHQ
Price
£149 - £420
CHQ
Temperature
14 - 31 °C
CHQ
Rainfall
4 - 120 mm
The best time to fly to Chania is during May, but great deals can be found at other times. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Chania, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being December.

When is the best time to book a flight to Chania?

Booking 55 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Chania. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Chania?

The cheapest flights to Chania are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Chania?

Chania flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

When is the Best time to Visit Chania?

Chania enjoys a Mediterranean climate which delivers hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters.

Temperatures rise between the months of June and August, which see an average high temperature of 29 degrees Celsius and an average low temperature of 20 degrees. As the warm and sunny weather sets in, throngs of tourists appear in the city. This is turn can see prices increase, so it is advisable to arrange flights and accommodation in advance. If you do book your flight to Chania during the summer months then you’re in for a treat. From late July to late September, the city hosts a number of cultural events, including, theatrical nights, art exhibitions, concerts and traditional music and dance performances.

If you’re not a fan of crowds and would prefer a slightly cooler alternative, then the months of April and October, offer a more comfortable holiday, although you’ll still be able to experience clear sunny days. Bare in mind these months and especially October, can see an increase in rainfall.

Tourism slows in the winter period (December to February) when temperatures are on average between 8 and 15 degrees. Rain is also more common during this time. If you don’t mind the weather then this is a good time to look for possible cheap flights to Chania and affordable hotel rates.

Why visit Chania?

Chania is the epitome of a traditional Greek city, a flight to Chania will take you to a place where visitors can lose themselves within narrow winding streets and discover ancient remnants of lost civilisations. Once the capital of the Cretan State, Chania is a popular tourist destination for those looking for a beautiful waterfront setting surrounded by crumbling buildings and waterside cafes. The city is located on the northern coast of Crete and is the site of an ancient Minoan settlement. This is a city where ancient and modern architecture meet in two distinct areas. The old town draws in many tourists who come to explore the picturesque historic squares and narrow alleyways that were built in the Venetian and Turkish periods, such as the main Eleftherios Venizelos Square. The old harbour and seafront provides a wonderful atmospheric backdrop during daytime or evening, when the local nightlife comes alive. After exploring the historic streets of the old town, take a stroll along the harbour wall leads to the Venetian Lighthouse, one of the oldest of its kind in the Mediterranean. Although no longer operational, it is a popular visitor attraction that is best seen when lit up at night. If you want to see displays of ancient artefacts from local excavations, a visit to the Archaeological Museum is an excellent way to learn about the history of the local area and its early civilisations. Although there is plenty to do in Chania, many visitors who take a flight to Chania also choose to venture beyond the city to see some of the surrounding areas of natural beauty. One of the most famous of these is Samaria Gorge, a magnificent landscape, which can be traversed on foot. The 8-mile (13km) walk down the gorge descends to the shores of the Libyan Sea, where you can choose to sail to the village of Sougia before returning to Chania city.

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When is the best time to fly to Chania?

The Mediterranean climate of Crete delivers hot summers and mild winters, allowing visitors to enjoy the island’s attractions all through the year.  Temperatures rise between June and August and so do the throngs of tourists, so cheap flights to Chania become less available as the prices rise accordingly. If you prefer a cooler alternative, the months of April to October offer clear sunny days that are considerably more comfortable.

Tourism slows in the winter period when temperatures are lower, so to find a cheap flight to Chania try to book between December and February.

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What is the best way to travel around Chania?

Local taxis can be hired within the city. If you want to travel further afield, a regular bus services travel to other major towns and tourist spots.

How to get to the City from the Airport

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is 8.5 miles (14 km) from the city centre, but there is a taxi rank located outside the terminal building. Bus transfers to the city take about 30 minutes, or you drive yourself by booking with one of the main car hire companies.

 

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