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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Preveza  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Preveza (PVK) BCN - PVK

96€ - 416€

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Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Ioannina (IOA) BCN - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Preveza

99€ - 354€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  41h 43m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona Avn / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Verona
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bari Centrale Fb
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
  5. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

243€ - 571€

Bus, car ferry  •  46h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Venice, Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

179€ - 404€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  47h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

Bus, car ferry via Igoumenítsa  •  47h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Venice, Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

184€ - 254€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Lefkáda

286€ - 363€

Drive  •  28h 58m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lefkáda 2971.9 km

390€ - 600€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda is to fly and bus which costs 95€ - 360€ and takes 13h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda is to fly which costs 95€ - 420€ and takes 8h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Lefkáda. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord and arriving at Lefkáda via Autostazione, Bologna and Igoumenitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 8m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lefkáda is 1599 km. The road distance is 2971.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 41h 43m and costs 240€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Lefkáda bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda is to fly which takes 8h 45m and costs 95€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280€ - 370€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Preveza Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Barcelona to Lefkáda bus services, operated by KTEL Thesprotias, arrive at Lefkáda station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Lefkáda.
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  • Distance: 1598.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Lefkáda, Greece?

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Lefkáda 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Lefkáda via Sofia, Thessaloniki KTEL, and Thessaloniki in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Barcelona to Ioannina via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Ioannina via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via Ibiza, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 1000€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1000€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Preveza via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Barcelona to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 75€
Base Standard
90€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Schedules at
KTEL Ioanninon
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Verona
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com
KTEL Thesprotias
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240€ - 310€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
80€
Aircraft-type seats
88€
2 bed inside cabin
213€
3 bed outside cabin
170€ - 210€
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
70€ - 85€
Aircraft-type seats
85€ - 100€
2 bed inside cabin
220€ - 260€
3 bed outside cabin
210€ - 260€
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
68€
Airplane economy seats
80€
2-berth outside
150€ - 190€
3-berth outside shower
140€ - 170€
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Lefkáda is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 11:12 PM in Barcelona and 12:12 AM in Lefkáda.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Lefkáda is 2972 km. It takes approximately 28h 58m to drive from Barcelona to Lefkáda.

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British Airways, Transavia Holland, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Preveza Airport.

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There are 1612+ hotels available in Lefkáda. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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