There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Lefkáda by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lefkáda

$35 - $50

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kiáto
  2. Take the bus from Kiáto to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Lefkáda

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Lefkáda 224.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Corfu, car ferry, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Corfu (CFU) ATH - CFU
  2. Take the car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

$77 - $237

Fly to Kefallinia, car ferry, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL
  2. Take the car ferry from Fiskardo to Nydri
  3. Take the bus from Nidri to Lefkáda

$161 - $399

Fly to Preveza  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Preveza (PVK) ATH - PVK

$78 - $1,713

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Preveza

$79 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lefkáda is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Lefkáda is to drive which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The distance between Athens and Lefkáda is 279 km. The road distance is 359 km.

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The bus from Athens to Lefkáda takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Lefkáda. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Lefkáda, Greece?

KTEL Lefkadas operates a bus from Athens to Lefkáda 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air flies from Athens to Lefkáda twice a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Athens to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Athens to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Patras to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Nidri to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiáto to Patras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$11 - $12
Vehicle
$46 - $47
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
West Ferry
Phone
+30 26450 93278
Email
dionitravel@gmail.com
Website
westferry.gr
Car ferry from Fiskardo to Nydri
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
westferry.gr
Passenger
$10
Vehicle
$41

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