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There are 5 ways to get from Melissani Cave to Fira by car ferry, bus, train, ferry, bus and ferry 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

Car ferry, bus, train, Catamaran  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kefallonia to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  3. Take the train from Kiato to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sami to Astakós
  2. Take the bus from Astakós to Athens
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$102 - $152

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, Catamaran  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sami to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Super Jet

$106 - $144

Fly to Santorini  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kefallinia (EFL) to Santorini (JTR) EFL - JTR

$279 - $531

Fly to Naxos Is, Catamaran  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kefallinia (EFL) to Naxos Is (JNX) EFL - JNX
  2. Take the Catamaran from Naxos to Santorini

$220 - $822

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melissani Cave to Fira is to bus and ferry and Catamaran which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melissani Cave to Fira is to fly which costs 240€ - 470€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Melissani Cave and Fira is 472 km.

The best way to get from Melissani Cave to Fira without a car is to car ferry and bus and train and Catamaran which takes 14 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 28 min to get from Melissani Cave to Fira, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kefallinia Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Kefallinia Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1127+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melissani Cave to Kefallinia Airport is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs 55€ - 70€.

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Map of how to get from Melissani Cave to Fira.
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  • Distance: 294.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 28 min

What companies run services between Melissani Cave, Greece and Fira, Greece?

Sky Express , Olympic Air and Ryanair fly from Melissani Cave to Fira twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Kefallinia to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kefallinia to Naxos Is via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Flights from Kefallinia to Naxos Is via Preveza, Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Kefallinia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kefallinia to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Sami to Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Astakós to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Ferry operators
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Kefallonia to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Sami to Astakós
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Naxos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $90
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$22 - $26

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