How to get here

The visitor can arrive to Lefkada, by many ways. Specifically, you can visit the island:

Lefkada is the only island which can be visited by car without ferry boats fares by using the floating bridge connecting the island with Akarnia. KTEL buses offer daily services (5 hours) from and to Athens (378 km) and from to Thessaloniki (420 km), everyday bus services (5 hours).The underwater tunnel of Preveza- Aktio create an easy access to the island from northwest Greece and the Port of Igoumenitsa (100 km) forming a great entrance gate from West and Central Europe. The operation of the bridge Rio Antirio makes easier the connection of the island with the rest of Greece and with the port of Piraeus (170 km) which is the second great entrance gate from Europe.

Please visit this site for timetables of KTEL bus service.

From Athens there are daily flights performed from the international airport of Aktion (18km from the town of Lefkada) and from Thessalonica 2 flights weekly with connecting stations Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos. Also there are 2 connecting flights weekly with Crete (Sitia). From April until October, direct flights are performed from Aktion and Europe.

You can find information about Aktio airport here.

Connection of Lefkada’s with the surrounding islands. From Nydri to Vassiliki you can find daily ferry boats services for Meganissi, Kefalonia (Fiskardo, Simi), Ithaka (Frikes). Also there are tours with tourist boats for all the surrounding island and beaches.

 

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