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

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Kefallinia (EFL) CDG - EFL

106€ - 218€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli

97€ - 168€

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Kefallinia (EFL) ORY - EFL

102€ - 362€

Train, car ferry  •  33h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi Fr
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia

316€ - 596€

Bus, bus and ferry via Belgrade  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli

149€ - 182€

Drive, car ferry  •  29h 6m

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

354€ - 539€

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International entry into Greece from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Greece from France

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Montenegro

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from France.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kefalonia is 0210 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 0210 521 2054.

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

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Kefalonia is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 2 days 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Sofia, Kyllíni and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6h.

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The distance between Paris and Kefalonia is 1881 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Kefalonia without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 33h 36m and costs 310€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Paris to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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Paris to Kefalonia bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Paris station.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Paris to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Kefallonia, arrive at Argostoli station.

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Kefalonia is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 11:05 AM in Paris and 12:05 PM in Kefalonia.

Map of how to get from Paris to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 1880.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Kefalonia, Greece?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and 12 other airlines fly from Paris to Kefalonia 4 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Kefallinia via Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 480€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 210€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
75€ - 100€
Base Standard
120€ - 170€
Base Premium
140€ - 210€
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 280€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
32h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Karat-S
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Lasta
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
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€
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Nydri to Fiskardo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Ionion P. Lines

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Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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