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

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 to Kefallinia  •  2 h 53 min

  1. JTR - EFL

$228 - $471

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus and ferry via Fira  •  17 h 59 min

$90 - $173

4 alternative options

Fly to Zakinthos, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

  1. JTR - ZTH

$139 - $462

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 28 min

$126 - $173

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  21 h 31 min

Car ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  23 h 34 min

$142 - $213

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

Olympic Air, Sky Express and three other airlines fly from Mesariá to Kefalonia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Santorini to Zakinthos via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
2671022281
Email
transportation@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesada
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Silver
$69
Club Class
$81
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $100
Business
$99
VIP
$93
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$41
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santorini and Kefalonia is 478 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Kefalonia is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 17 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Santorini to Kefalonia is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 190€ - 410€.

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Santorini to Kefalonia, including transfers.