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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Kefallinia (EFL) FCO - EFL

$97 - $567

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$211 - $402

Bus and ferry Florentia Bus, bus  •  33 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Patra
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$136 - $170

Bus and ferry Eurolines IT, bus  •  39 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tiranë to Patra
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$150 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Kefalonia is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 33 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 80€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Fier, Patra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 7 min.

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The distance between Rome and Kefalonia is 800 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Kefalonia without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 20 h 48 min and costs 180€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Rome to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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Rome to Kefalonia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Kefalonia is 1 h ahead of Rome. It is currently 12:28 PM in Rome and 1:28 PM in Kefalonia.

Map of how to get from Rome to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 500 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

British Airways, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Rome to Kefalonia 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Rome to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Patra
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Patra
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$91
Aircraft-type seats
$109
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$189
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$219
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$84
AIRTYPE SEATS
$89
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$188

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Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 922+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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