Transportation service to Ithaca island in GreeceYou can reach Ithaca island in Greece from multiple locations, using different means of transport.
- The bus service connects Athens to Ithaca via Patras and Cephalonia. For more info call +30 210 5150785.
- Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines provide direct flight connection from Athens International Airport to Cephalonia International Airport.
- There is a daily ferry boat from Patras to Ithaca, via Cephalonia (Sami). For itinerary and pricing information click here.
- There is a daily ferry boat from Cephalonia (Sami) to Ithaca. For itinerary and pricing information click here.
- Taxi boats
- There is a daily ferry boat from Lefkada (Nydri, Vasiliki) to Ithaca. For itinerary and pricing information click here.
- There is a daily ferry boat from Astakos (Aitoloakarnania) to Ithaca. For itinerary and pricing information click here.
During the holiday season, there are flight connections to Cephalonia International Airport from various European airports.
Direct flights Cyprus - Kephalonia Departure Airline
Tus Airways Cyprus Larnaca http://www.tusairways.com
|Direct flights England - Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
|Easy Jet||London Gatwick||www.easyjet.com|
|Thomson Flights||several departure points||flights.thomson.co.uk|
|Thomas Cook Flights||several departure points||www.thomascook.com|
|Monarch Flights||several departure points||www.monarch.co.uk|
|Airflights||several departure points||www.airflights.co.uk|
|Travel Republic||several departure points||www.travelrepublic.co.uk|
|Cheap Flights||several departure points||www.flightline.co.uk|
|Charter Flights||several departure points||www.charterflights.co.uk|
|Direct flights Italy - Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
|Direct flights Scandinavia – Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
|Direct flights Germany – Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
|Direct flights Austria - Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
|Austrian Arrows (Ideal Tours)||Innsbruck||www.idealtours.at|
|Direct flights Switzerland – Kephalonia||Departure||Airline|
For more information, or to book a trip, please call us at:
(+30) 2674033581, (+30) 6972142374, (+30) 6974420950
Helpful Telephone Numbers when you are traveling
KTEL Buses (Kiffisou Bus Terminal, Athens)
Tel: +30 210 515 0785 | 210 512 9448 | 210 512 4910 | 210 512 4911 | 210 513 2601
You can book a seat on the bus a few days prior to departure date. Ktel buses from Kifisou Bus Terminal, Athens, leave regularly for all destinations in Greece. The bus service is very efficient, although seeminly a little chaotic. For Ithacan ferry connections, you will need to take a bus to either Kyllini or Astakos.
KTEL Buses (Patras)
Tel: +30 2610 274 938 | 2610 277 854
In case of last minute timetable changes due to weather or mechanical breakdowns, ring the port authority for up to date information.
Astakos Port Authority: +30 26460 41052
Patras Port Authority: +30 2610 341002
Kyllini Port Authority: +30 26230 92211
For Ferry Booking and Information call:
Cephalonia: +30 26740 23405
Ithaca: + 30 26740 32104
Astakos: +30 26460 38020
Lefkada: +30 26450 22322
Good to know
Driving From other Greek locations
Athens to Kyllini 3 hrs 25 mins - 287km
If you have some time to spare try taking a more scenic route via Nafplion - Olympia - Kyllini.
There are also Ferries from Italy which have routes to Patras and Igoumentisa. There are good choices of ferries and they leave Italy from Ancona, Brindisi and Venice.
From Patras you will need to drive, taxi or take a bus to Astakos (below)
or Kyllini (below)
ports for your ferry connections to Ithaca.
From Igoumentisa you can drive, taxi or take a bus to Lefkada (Lefkas) from where you can make your ferry connection to Ithaca. (Remember this route is weather and season dependent. The Captain Aristides or Meganissi ferries does NOT run all year around.)
You can also fly into Preveza (Araxos airport) take the tunnel to Lefkada and then ferry to Ithaca.