There are 3 ways to get from Sicily to Kefalonia by train, night bus, car ferry 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.

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Train, night bus, car ferry  •  30 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Lamezia Terme Centrale Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Taranto Bus
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Mesagne Reg
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia

Cheapest option

Fly  •  7 h 57 min

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

$112 - $704

1 alternative option

Train, car ferry  •  33 h 5 min

  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 - $475

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 95€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 95€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 57 min.

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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 night bus and car ferry which takes 30 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 30 h 4 min 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 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Kefalonia is 1 h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 3:57 PM in Sicily and 4:57 PM in Kefalonia.

Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Olympic Air and four other airlines offer flights from Catania 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 Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 350.2 miles
  • Duration: 30 h 4 min

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and seven other airlines fly from Catania to Kefalonia 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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 Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Aversa
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Taranto to Mesagne
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $11
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
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Trenitalia

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
Night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
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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