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Most travellers arrive in Crete by air, usually with a change in Athens. Between May and October, charter and low-cost airlines like easyJet and Ryanair operate direct flights to Crete, mostly from UK, German and Scandinavian airports. Ryanair also offers cheap domestic flights between Crete and Athens.
The safety records of Aegean and Olympic airlines are exemplary.
EasyJet and Ryanair offer some of the cheapest tickets between Greece and the rest of Europe and cover a huge range of destinations. If you’re coming from outside Europe, consider a cheap flight to a European hub and then an onward ticket with a budget airline. Some airlines also offer cheap deals to students. If you’re planning to travel between June and September, it’s wise to book ahead.