KEFALONIA GETTING THERE
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By Airplane

There are Olympic Airways flights leaving from Athens (West Airport) to Kefalonia, all year round (1 hour). The distance between the airport and the city of Athens is 6 km. The airport of Kefalonia is 9 km away from Argostoli.
By Bus & F/B

Athens - Kylini (by bus). Kylini-Poros or Argostoli or Lixouri or Sami (by F/B).
  • There is daily KTEL service (leaving from the station of Suburban buses, 100 Kifissou str., Athens) to the port of Kylini, situated on the northwestern coast of the Peloponnese. The distance between Athens and Kylini is 286 km and the trip lasts 4.5 hours.
  • There is service from Kylini, all year round, to:
    • Poros - Kefalonia: Distance: 22 n.m. Duration of trip: 1.5 hours.
    • Argostoli: Distance: 44 n.m. Duration of trip: 3 hours 15 min.
    • Lixouri: Distance: 37 n.m. Duration of trip: 2 hours 45 min.
    • Sami: Duration of trip: 3.5 hours.
Athens - Patra ( by bus). Patra - Sami, Kefalonia (by F/B)
  • There is daily KTEL service (leaving from the station of Suburban buses, 100 Kifissou str., Athens) to Patra. The distance between Athens and Patra is 213 km and the trip lasts 4.5 hours.
Athens - Astakos, Aetoloakarnania (by bus). Astakos - Agia Evfimia ( by F/B)
  • There are buses leaving from Athens to Astakos, Aetoloakarnania, every day. The distance is 297 km (5h 30).
  • From Astakos there are bus to Agia Evfimia, all year round. The distance is 28 n.m. and the trip lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes.

By Train & F/B

There is daily railway service connecting Athens to Kavassila in the prefecture of Helia (16 km from Kylini). From there, a local train (only in the summer or taxi transfers the passengers wishing to continue their trip, to the port of Kylini, and from there to Kefalonia (the trip from Athens to Kylini lasts 6.5h). From the port of Kylini, ferryboats transfer travelers to the island of Kefalonia.


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