There are 10 ways to get from France to Kefalonia by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car 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 from Paris CDG  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Kefallinia (EFL) CDG - EFL

$162 - $332

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Fly from Marseille  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Kefallinia (EFL) MRS - EFL

$122 - $654

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Fly from Lyon  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Kefallinia (EFL) LYS - EFL

$133 - $869

Fly from Saarbrucken  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Kefallinia (EFL) SCN - EFL

$235 - $1,208

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ZRH - EFL

$190 - $724

Train, bus, car ferry  •  34 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Turin, Torino
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Brindisi Fb
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$365 - $593

Train, car ferry  •  36 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$463 - $818

Drive, carferry, car ferry  •  37 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the car ferry from Patras to Kefallonia

Bus BG Razpisanie, bus and ferry  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli

$135 - $251

Bus Georg, bus and ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli

$239 - $430

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from France to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Paris Panthéon and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Sofia, Kyllíni and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between France and Kefalonia is 1790 km.

The best way to get from France to Kefalonia without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 34 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from France to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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France to Kefalonia bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Paris Panthéon station.

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

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

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Kefalonia is 1 h ahead of France. It is currently 10:21 PM in France and 11:21 PM in Kefalonia.

Air France, Condor Flugdienst, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG 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 France to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 1118.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between France and Kefalonia, Greece?

British Airways, easyJet and 10 other airlines fly from Paris to Kefalonia 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Kefallinia via Irakleion, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Rhodes, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Luxembourg, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Marseille to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Luxembourg, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel, Vienna
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,500
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Rhodes, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Kefallinia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
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 Torino Lingotto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
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
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$90 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $114
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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