Getting to Kefalonia

Kefalonia is one of the few islands in Greece that is accessible by an extensive number of flights and ferries.

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By Air

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There are flights to Kefalonia from the Athens Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" although in summer the airport handles a number of charter flights from all over Europe.

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 Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos www.aia.gr   Tel: +30 210 3530000 
 Kefalonia International Airport Minies   Tel: + 26710 42110
 Olympic Air www.olympicair.com Tel: +30 210 3550500
 Aegean Αirlines www.aegeanair.com Tel: +30 210 6261700
 Rynair www.rynair.com   
 Easy Jet www.easyjet.com  
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By Boat

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If you choose to visit Kefalonia with your car, you have two choices.

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You can drive from Athens to Patra or Kyllini, trip lasts about 3 and a half hours or Astakos in Aitoloakarnania. Patra, Kyllini and Astakos can be accessed via the Athens-Patras National Highway, if you are travelling from Peloponnese, Athens or east-central Greece.

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If you are driving from northern Greece you need to take Egnatia Odos towards Igoumenitsa and then drive southwards.  If you are driving through the Athens-Patras highway and you want to take the ferry from Astakos, you need to pass the bridge of Rio-Antirio and continue through Mesologgi towards Astakos.

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Once you reach Patra, Kyllini or Astakos you take the ferry to Kefalonia.

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 Patra - Sami www.ioniangroup.com  
 Killini - Poros www.kefalonianlines.com
 Killini - Poros www.ioniangroup.com
 Astakos - Sami www.ionionpelagos.com
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By Bus

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There are daily departures from Athens to Kefalonia, from Kifissos Terminal Station in Athens. The bus will go from Athens to Kefalonia (through Kyllini ) and will reach its final destination, Argostoli, within about 6,5 hours.

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 Athens Bus Organization 100 Kifissos Avenue, Athens  Tel: +30 210 5129498 
 Kefalonia Bus Organization  Argostoli Tel: +30 26710 22281
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For more information, please visit www.ktel.org   

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