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

Recommended option

Fly Santorini to Kefallinia  •  3h 28m

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

$228 - $471

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  18h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus Hellenic Highspeed
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli

$106 - $157

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Fly Santorini to Zakinthos, bus and ferry  •  15h 14m

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Zakinthos (ZTH) JTR - ZTH
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli

$141 - $462

Catamaran, train to Athens, fly to Kefallinia  •  9h 9m

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

$126 - $348

Catamaran, train, bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 31m

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

$177 - $247

Catamaran, bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$119 - $162

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Kefalonia is to Catamaran and bus and bus and ferry which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Santorini to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 190€ - 410€ and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Santorini and Kefalonia is 478 km.

The best way to get from Santorini to Kefalonia without a car is to Catamaran and train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 14h 31m and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Santorini to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 25m and has one stopover.

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Sky Express , Blue Panorama Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Santorini Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 967+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santorini to Santorini Airport is to taxi which takes 3m and costs 15€ - 19€.

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Map of how to get from Santorini to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 298.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

Ryanair, Sky Express and Blue Panorama Airlines fly from Mesariá to Kefalonia 5 times a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Palermo
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $6
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$8 - $10
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$11 - $12
Train from Piraeus to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $12
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$15 - $18
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$19 - $21
Bus operators
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
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Poros
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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