There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Kefalonia by plane, train, car ferry, night bus, bus or bus and 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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Fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Kefallinia (EFL) CTA - EFL

$110 - $700

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Train, carferry, night bus, car ferry  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto Bus
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Brindisi Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$244 - $445

Bus Sindbad, bus and ferry  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Gliwice
  2. Take the bus from Gliwice to Athens
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli

$193 - $308

Bus Autokar Polska, bus and ferry  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Nowy Sacz
  2. Take the bus from Nowy Sacz to Athens
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli

$212 - $277

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Nowy Sacz, Athens and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 5 h.

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The distance between Catania and Kefalonia is 482 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Kefalonia without a car is to train and carferry and night bus and car ferry which takes 26 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to fly from Catania (CTA) to Kefallinia (EFL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Catania to Kefalonia bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Catania station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Catania to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Kefallonia, arrive at Argostoli station.

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Kefalonia is 1 h ahead of Catania. It is currently 9:28 PM in Catania and 10:28 PM in Kefalonia.

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 798+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 301.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Kefalonia, Greece?

easyJet, Condor Flugdienst and five other airlines fly from Catania to Kefalonia once daily.

Airlines
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Catania to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Gliwice to Athens
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Catania to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
33 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Catania to Nowy Sacz
Ave. Duration
37 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Nowy Sącz to Athens
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
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
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Nowy Sacz to Athens
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$89
Aircraft-type seats
$106
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$185
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$215
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$82
AIRTYPE SEATS
$87
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$184

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