There are 6 ways to get from Lefkáda to Athens by bus, train, car, car ferry, plane or taxi

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  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Athens

$40 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patras to Kiáto
  3. Take the train from Kiáto to Athens

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lefkáda to Athens 224.6 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, car ferry to Corfu, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
  3. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Athens (ATH) CFU - ATH

$80 - $238

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  6 h 23 min

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

$81 - $270

Bus, car ferry, taxi to Kefallinia, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Nidri
  2. Take the car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
  3. Take a taxi from Fiskardo to Kefallinia
  4. Fly from Kefallinia (EFL) to Athens (ATH) EFL - ATH

$164 - $409

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 $40 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Kefallinia to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Kefallinia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiáto to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
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
$40 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Nidri
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patras to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.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 - $17
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Ferry operators
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$12 - $13
Vehicle
$48 - $49
West Ferry
Phone
+30 26450 93278
Email
dionitravel@gmail.com
Website
westferry.gr
Car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
westferry.gr
Passenger
$11
Vehicle
$43
Other operators
Taxi from Fiskardo to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lefkáda to Athens?

The distance between Lefkáda and Athens is 279 km. The road distance is 359 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lefkáda to Athens?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Lefkáda to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Lefkáda to Athens is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

Is there a direct bus between Lefkáda and Athens?

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.

How long does it take to get from Lefkáda to Athens?

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