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There are 3 ways to get from Sicily to Kefalonia by plane, train or car ferry

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Fly from Catania  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Kefallinia (EFL) CTA - EFL

$113 - $704

Cheapest option

Fly from Palermo  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Kefallinia (EFL) PMO - EFL

$93 - $406

1 alternative option

Train, car ferry  •  33h 9m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Aversa Ic
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Brindisi Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

$258 - $465

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 80€ - 360€ and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 95€ - 650€ and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Sicily and Kefalonia is 560 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Kefalonia without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 33h 9m and costs 220€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Sicily to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kefalonia is 1h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 4:09 PM in Sicily and 5:09 PM in Kefalonia.

Alitalia, Blue Panorama Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 955+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 350.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

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

Ryanair, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Catania to Kefalonia twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Palermo to Kefallinia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Palermo to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Palermo Centrale to Aversa
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
13h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$89
Aircraft-type seats
$106
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$185
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$215
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$82
AIRTYPE SEATS
$87
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$184

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