There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Argostoli by bus, bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus, busferry  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the busferry from Patra to Argostoli

$37 - $44

Cheapest option

Busferry  •  8 h

  1. Take the busferry from Athens to Argostoli

$30 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus, busferry  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
  2. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
  3. Take the busferry from Patra to Argostoli

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Killini
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini to Poros

$60 - $121

Fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL

$51 - $233

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Argostoli is to busferry which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Argostoli is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Athens and Argostoli is 283 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Athens to Argostoli, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Argostoli. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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

Sky Express and Olympic Air fly from Athens to Argostoli 4 times a day.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry operators
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Killini to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$12
Car
$46
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com

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