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There are 4 ways to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Train, fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL

$63 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$39 - $48

2 alternative options

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Kiato
  2. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Poros

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to Killini
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros

$58 - $116

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The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piraeus to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Αφετηρια and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Athens, Patra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Piraeus and Kefalonia is 275 km.

The best way to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 8 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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Piraeus to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Kefallinia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Piraeus to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 172 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Piraeus, Greece and Kefalonia, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Piraeus to Kefalonia. However, you can take the train to Athens International Airport, take the walk to Athens airport, then fly to Kefallinia. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Piraeus to Kefalonia via Kiato, Kiato, Patra, Patra, and Poros in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
Train from Piraeus to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
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 Patra to Poros
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Killini to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$12
Car
$45

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