ACCESS & TRANSPORTATION
Kefalonia is one of the few islands in Greece that is accessible by an extensive number of flights, car ferries and buses.
There are flights to Kefalonia from the Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" all year round. In the summer months there are direct flights to Kefalonia from most European countries.
|Athens International Airport||www.aia.gr||Tel: +30 210 3530000|
|Kefalonia International Airport||www.efl-airport.gr||Tel: +30 26710 42110|
By Car & Boat
If you choose to visit Kefalonia with your car, you have two choices.
You can drive from Athens to Kyllini, trip lasts about 3 and a half hours or Astakos in Aitoloakarnania. Kyllini and Astakos can be accessed via the Athens-Patras National Highway, if you are travelling from Peloponnese, Athens or east-central Greece.
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.
Once you reach Kyllini or Astakos you take the ferry to Kefalonia.
Kefalonia Port Authorities
Should you which to travel to Kefalonia after a city break in Athens, you can the KTEL national buses. There are daily departures from Athens to Kefalonia, from Kifissos Terminal Station in Athens. The bus will depart from Athens to Kyllini (mainland on the Pelopponese), where you will board the ferry for Kefalonia. You will disembark at Poros village which is the nearest stop for Skala Villa. The bus will continue its journal to its final destination, Argostoli. In total, the journey by bus from Athens will take approximately 6,5 hours.
Should you wish to travel this way, please let us know your travel arrangements in advance and we can pick you up from the Poros port of Kefalonia.
|Athens Bus Organisation||100 Kifissos Avenue, Athens||Tel: +30 210 5129498|
|Kefalonia Bus Organisation||Argostoli||Tel: +30 26710 22281|