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Lefkada has no airport but it is still very easy to travel here, regardless of whether you are travelling independently or if you are going on a package holiday. It is even easier to travel to Lefkada than to all other islands in Greece: choose between airplane, ferry, bus or car.

The reason why it is so easy to travel to Lefkada is because there is a causeway joining the island to the mainland.

BY CHARTER FLIGHTS
It is possible to go on a package holiday from many countries
. Check with a travel agency in your country. The plane come down at Aktion Airport in Preveza on the mainland (about 25 kilometres from Lefkada). The transfer from the airport to the tourist resorts on Lefkada takes about an hour.

BY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
If you arrive to Preveza by international flight
, take a taxi from the airport to Lefkada, the ride to, for example, Lefkada Town takes between 25-35 minutes and costs about 50 €.

If you do not find any flight to Preveza, you can fly to Kefalonia or Athens. From Fiskardo on Kefalonia there is a daily boat connection with Vasiliki on Lefkada.

From Vasiliki there are ferries to Ithaka and Kefalonia.

From Vasiliki there are ferries to Ithaka and Kefalonia.


The port of Nidri, from where there is a ferry to Meganisi.

The port of Nidri, from where there is a ferry to Meganisi.


BY DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
Preveza has daily air connections with Athens

BY BUS
The bus ply the route Athens-Lefkada
and vice versa up to five times a day. There is also buses to and from Thessaloniki, Patras, Igoumenitsa and Preveza. Bus time table is available here »

BY FERRY
The boat connections with Ithaka, Kefalonia and Meganisi are very good. There are two ports on Lefkada, partly Nidri which has boat connections with Fiskardo on Kefalonia, Frikes on Ithaka and Meganisi, partly Vasiliki which has daily boat connections to Fiskardo on Kefalonia and Frikes on Ithaka.

Ferry timetable for Lefkada »

Book boat tickets online here »


About Lefkada »

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