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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Lefkada by bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Map of how to get from Athens to Lefkada.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

KTEL Lefkadas operates a bus from Athens to Lefkada 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 5 hours 15 minutes.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Bus operators
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Athens to Lefkáda
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Ferry operators
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$12 - $13
Vehicle
$49 - $50

How far is it from Athens to Lefkada?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Lefkada?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lefkada is to bus which costs 35€ and takes 5 hours 15 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Lefkada?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Lefkada is to drive which takes 3 hours 56 minutes and costs 55€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Lefkada?

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 hours 15 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Lefkada?

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