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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Kefalonia by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Milan Linate to Kefallinia

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Kefallinia (EFL)

Cheapest option

Train to Genoa, fly to Kefallinia

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Kefallinia (EFL)

4 alternative options

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos, car ferry

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zakinthos (ZTH)
  2. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesáda

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Macedonia KTEL Bus Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos
  4. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesáda

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Milan to Nydri
  2. Take the car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo

Milan Linate (LIN) to Kefallinia (EFL) flights

The flight time between Milan Linate (LIN) and Kefallinia (EFL) is around 5h 49m and covers a distance of around 1236 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 18m. Services are operated by Alitalia, easyJet, British Airways and others. Typically 18 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

18 Weekly Planes
5h 49m Average Duration
€33 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Greece is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kefalonia is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kefalonia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kefalonia is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Greece.

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Kefalonia is to fly which costs €70 - €200 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Kefalonia is to fly which costs €70 - €200 and takes 5h 55m.

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The distance between Milan and Kefalonia is 1241 km.

The best way to get from Milan to Kefalonia without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 26h 4m and costs €170 - €400.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Milan to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Kefalonia is 1h ahead of Milan. It is currently 12:31 PM in Milan and 1:31 PM in Kefalonia.

Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Milan to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 1241.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Kefalonia, Greece?

Alitalia, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Milan to Kefalonia 3 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Naples
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Kefallinia via Rome, Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zakinthos via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €190
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€65 - €90
Base Standard
€110 - €150
Base Premium
€130 - €190
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Genova Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Milano to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Macedonia KTEL Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Union Ivkoni
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesáda
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Ionion P. Lines
Car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Ionion P. Lines
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
ferries.gr
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Website
European Seaways
DECK
€80
AIRTYPE SEATS
€85
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
€180
West Ferry
Phone
+30 26450 93278
Email
dionitravel@gmail.com
Website
westferry.gr
Car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €35
Website
West Ferry
Passenger
€9
Vehicle
€35

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