There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia by bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Bus and ferry  •  11 h 13 min

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

$72 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Achaias, bus and ferry  •  11 h 28 min

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

$68 - $81

4 alternative options

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Poros

$118 - $145

Bus, bus and ferry via Volos  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
  2. Take the bus from Volos to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra 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  •  4 h 37 min

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

$192 - $552

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia is to fly which costs 160€ - 480€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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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 Kyllíni and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 13 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Kefalonia is 349 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 11 h 13 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 13 min to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Zakythos, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Kefalonia bus services, operated by KTEL Kefallonia, arrive at Argostoli station.

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Ryanair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 218.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 13 min

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

Olympic Air, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia 5 times a day.

Airlines
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
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$17 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
Bus operators
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Poros
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
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 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 - $25
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

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