How to come
This page will help you find your way to the island easily as well informing you of local transport to the various attractions.
You may reach Kefalonia by the following ways:
There are flights from Athens to the island throughout the year. There are several more international flights to Kefalonia during the summertime, just contact our reception desk to aid in creating the convenient itinerary. The duration of the non-stop flight from Athens is about 45 minutes. The distance from the airport of Kefalonia to the capital of the island, Argostoli, is only 8km. The airport has bus and taxi service every flight that will transport you to your destination. For any further information you may use the following phones adding +30 if you call outside Greece.
Some useful links for more schedules and travel information:
Athens Olympic Air Office, tel 2103550500
Office Olympic Air Aviation - Airport Kefalonia 2671041510 - 2671041511
Some useful links for schedules and rest: www.olympicair.com
Everyday there are several ferries sailing to Kefalonia. For a Patra departure of IONIAN FERRIES, travels from to Sami. There is also a ship that departs daily from Kilini arriving at Argostoli & Poros. For any further information you many use the following phones:
Patras Port Authority, 2610341002 - Kyllini Port Authority 2623092211 - Argostoli Port Authority, tel 2671022224
Some useful links for more schedules and travel information: www.kefalonianlines.com | www.ionianferries.gr
There are daily scheduled departures by bus from Kifisos, Athens to Patra and Kilini. It is suggested that you call ahead of time for your ticket and the time of the departure. For more information please call:
- Bus station of Athens, Kifisou 100, tel. 2105124910
- Bus station of Patra, 2610274938
For the local scheduled departures from Argostoli to the various destinations of Kefalonia you may find further information on Kefalonia’s bus transport website: www.ktelkefallonias.gr or just contact the bus station in Argostoli, tel. 2671022281
The capital of the island, Argostoli, is connected with Lixouri by a local Ferry Boat that departs every half hour in the summer and every hour in winter. The Ferry Boat departs from the port next to the harbor authorities in Argostoli and reaches the Lixouri harbor in 20 minutes.
If you want to use a taxi you may find the following phones helpful:
Argostoli, tel 2671028545 / 2671022700 / 2671022090 | Lixouri, Tel 2671091459 / 2671091524 | Poros, Tel 2674072340 / 2674072329 | Skala, tel 2671083231 | Fiskardo, tel 2674051496.
Ferries connect the island throughout the year with Ithaca, Leukada, Zakynthos and Etoloakarnania. Every summer, there is also a connection with Igoumenitsa, Corfu, Paxoi and Brintizi of Italy. For more detailed information, you may call the local harbor authorities of Argostoli: 2671022224