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There are 4 ways to get from Lefkáda to Athens by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens

$35 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lefkáda to Athens 224.6 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Preveza to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

$78 - $271

Fly from Preveza  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Athens (ATH) PVK - ATH

$77 - $1,712

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The cheapest way to get from Lefkáda to Athens is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lefkáda to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 1500€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lefkáda and arriving at Athens. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Lefkáda and Athens is 279 km. The road distance is 359.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lefkáda to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 30€ - 40€.

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The bus from Lefkáda to Athens takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Lefkáda to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Lefkadas, depart from Lefkáda station.

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The best way to get from Lefkáda to Athens is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 30€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 1500€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Lefkáda to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Lefkadas, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Lefkáda to Athens.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Lefkáda, Greece and Athens, Greece?

KTEL Lefkadas operates a bus from Lefkáda to Athens 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air flies from Lefkáda to Athens twice a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Preveza to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Bus operators
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Preveza to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Preveza to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Lefkáda to Athens is 359 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Lefkáda to Athens.

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

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There are 3846+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lefkáda to Preveza Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 2€.

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