There are 7 ways to get from Santorini to Lefkáda by ferry, bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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

Catamaran, bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Seajet 2
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lefkáda

$117 - $166

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Catamaran, drive  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Seajet 2
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Lefkáda

$113 - $174

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Catamaran, train, bus  •  13 h 25 min

  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 from Patras to Lefkáda

Car ferry, bus  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lefkáda

Fly to Preveza  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Preveza (PVK) JTR - PVK

$121 - $575

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Ioannina (IOA) JTR - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Preveza

$236 - $664

Fly to Corfu, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Corfu (CFU) JTR - CFU
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda

$236 - $486

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Lefkáda is to Catamaran and bus which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 11 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santorini to Lefkáda is to fly and bus which costs 200€ - 600€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Santorini and Lefkáda is 498 km.

The best way to get from Santorini to Lefkáda without a car is to Catamaran and bus which takes 11 h 56 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Santorini to Lefkáda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Preveza Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst, Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Santorini Airport to Preveza Airport.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Lefkáda. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Santorini to Lefkáda.
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  • Distance: 311 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 56 min

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

Condor Flugdienst, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Mesariá to Lefkáda twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Santorini to Corfu via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Santorini to Preveza via Athens, Corfu
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Santorini to Preveza via Athens, Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santorini to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santorini to Corfu via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Santorini to Preveza via Munich
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Athens to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Patras to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
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 Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
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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