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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 13 min

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

$109 - $178

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 30 min

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

$40 - $94

2 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 47 min

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

$48 - $61

Bus, fly  •  6 h 46 min

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

$82 - $266

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 walk to Killini, Greece, take the car ferry to Poros, then take the taxi to Kefalonia. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kalamata to Kefalonia via Patras, Pátra, and Argostoli in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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
$15 - $29
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
2671022281
Email
transportation@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$13
Car
$48
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kalamata to Kefalonia?

The distance between Kalamata and Kefalonia is 186 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia?

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

Is there a direct bus between Kalamata and Kefalonia?

No, there is no direct bus from Kalamata to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Kalamata and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Pátra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia?

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Kalamata to Kefalonia, including transfers.