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There are 4 ways to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia by bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus KTEL Messinias, bus and ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
  2. Take the bus from Pýrgos to Kyllíni
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Poros

$95 - $125

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Kalamata to Killini
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros

$39 - $89

2 alternative options

Bus KTEL Achaias, bus and ferry  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Patras
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$44 - $56

Bus, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL

$79 - $263

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia is to drive and car ferry which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia is to drive and car ferry which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kalamata to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Kalamata and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Patra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Kalamata and Kefalonia is 186 km.

The best way to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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Kalamata to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, depart from Kalamata station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Kefallinia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 116.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Kalamata, Greece and Kefalonia, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Kalamata to Kefalonia. However, you can take the bus to Pýrgos, take the bus to Kyllíni, take the bus and ferry to Poros, then take the taxi to Kefalonia. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kalamata to Kefalonia via Patras, Patra, and Argostoli in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Bus operators
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Pýrgos to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
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 - $45
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$12
Car
$45

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