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There are 7 ways to get from France to Kefalonia by plane, train, car ferry, car, 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 from Paris CDG  •  7h 30m

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

$162 - $332

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Fly from Nice  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Kefallinia (EFL) NCE - EFL

$127 - $467

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Fly from Lyon  •  9h 27m

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

$133 - $869

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  9h 54m

  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, car ferry  •  33h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Brindisi Fr
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$403 - $639

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 19m

  1. Drive from Paris to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Nydri
  4. Take the car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo

$278 - $548

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 7h

  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 - $429

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The cheapest way to get from France to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 140€ - 290€ and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 140€ - 290€ and takes 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Paris, Sofia, Kyllíni and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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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 car ferry which takes 33h 23m and costs 350€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from France to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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France to Kefalonia bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Paris station.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m 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 1h ahead of France. It is currently 5:00 AM in France and 6:00 AM in Kefalonia.

Map of how to get from France to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 1118.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between France and Kefalonia, Greece?

easyJet, CSA and eight other airlines fly from Paris to Kefalonia 3 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Nice to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Nice to Kefallinia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Kefallinia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Kefallinia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
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
1h 12m
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 Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Milano Porta Garibaldi to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Karat-S
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
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
13h 6m
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
15h 30m
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 Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200
West Ferry
Phone
+30 26450 93278
Email
dionitravel@gmail.com
Website
westferry.gr
Car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
westferry.gr
Passenger
$10
Vehicle
$41

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CSA, Travel Service, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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