How to get to Kefalonia
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By Air:

Kefalonia International Airport is just 8 km from Argostoli, which has daily flights to and from Athens International Airport. The duration of the flight is 45 min. For more information about flights and schedule you can contact:

††††††††††† Olympic Airways (
Athens †††††+30 210 966 6666
Argostoli †+30 26710 28808 or +30 26710 28881
Airport †††††+30 26710 41510 or +30 26710 41511

††††††††††† Easyjet (


During the tourist season (May-October) there are direct charter flights from the UK and Europe. Below are some useful links for flight schedules or booking.


By Ferry:

Kefalonia is connected everyday with mainland Greece by ferry through the ports of Sami, Argostoli, Lixouri, and Poros. Most ferries go to Patras (duration about 2 h and 45 min.) or Killini (duration 1 h and 30 min.). During the summertime there are ferry connections between Zakynthos and Lefkada. Also throughout tourist season there are connections to and from Italy. For any further information you can call or click on the following:

Port Authorities: Patras ††††††+30 2610 341 002
Killini† ††††+ 30 26230 92211
Argostoli +30 26710 22224††


By Bus:

From Kifisos , Athens there are daily bus connections with Kefalonia. The bus goes either to Patra or Killini and gets on the ferry.† The bus ride is cheaper than flying to or from Athens but it's a longer trip (duration 6-7- hours). For more details about the timetable you can call the following:

††††††††††† Bus station (KTEL Kefalonias): Athens ††††+30 210 515 0785
                                                                     Argostoli +30 26710 22281