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There are 8 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island) 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  •  11h 13m

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

$71 - $131

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

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

$67 - $79

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 50m

  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

$117 - $163

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

  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  •  6h 43m

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

$78 - $115

Fly from Thessaloniki  •  4h 52m

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

$192 - $552

Train to Athens, fly  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Ska
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL

$68 - $294

Bus to Preveza, fly  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Preveza
  2. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Kefallinia (EFL) PVK - EFL

$225 - $605

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island) is to fly which costs 160€ - 480€ and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island). However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Kefallinia Airport via Kyllíni and Argostoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 13m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Kefalonia (Island) is 336 km.

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

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It takes approximately 11h 13m to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island), including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island) 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 9h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia (Island).
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  • Distance: 210.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 13m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Kefalonia (Island), Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and Ryanair fly from Thessaloniki to Kefalonia once daily.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Preveza to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$15 - $20
1st Class Ticket
$21 - $27
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$30 - $34
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$37 - $41
Train from Thessaloniki to Ska
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$59 - $65
Bus operators
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
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
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Poros
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
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
6h
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
2h 15m
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
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Volos to Patras
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Preveza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.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
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com

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There are 1036+ hotels available in Kefalonia (Island). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42m and costs 2€.

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