There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia by bus, bus and ferry, train, car, 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.

Recommended option

Bus KTEL Achaias, bus and ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli

$68 - $79

Cheapest option

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi 601
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli

$55 - $69

5 alternative options

Bus KTEL Fokidas, bus and ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Monastirakion
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli

$68 - $85

Bus, bus and ferry via Volos  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
  2. Take the bus from Volos to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Pátra to Argostoli

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Astakós
  2. Take the car ferry from Astakós to Sami

$78 - $115

Fly to Kefallinia  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kefallinia (EFL) SKG - EFL

$192 - $552

Fly to Zakinthos, car ferry  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SKG - ZTH
  2. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesada

$113 - $573

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia is to train and bus and bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 160€ - 480€.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Kefalonia is 349 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Pátra and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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

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

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens, Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$20 - $27
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
KTEL Fokidas
Phone
2265028226
Email
info@ktel-fokidas.gr
Website
ktel-fokidas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Monastirakion
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ktel-fokidas.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
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
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Volos to Patras
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Astakós to Sami
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesada
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com

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