How to come

By boat

There is a daily ferry connection of the Cephalonia to Peloponnese, Central Greece and the other Ionian Islands.

• Connection to Central Greece (Astakos)
Daily routes from Astakos to Sami. Information is provided at the telephone numbers: +30 26710 91280 or at Astakos Port, tel: +30 26460 41052.

• Connection to Peloponnese
Daily routes from Patra to Sami and from Kyllini to Poros. There is also a route from Kylini - Lixouri - Argostoli but only during the summer season.
For information you can contact the travel agencies by clicking here.

• Connection to Lefkada and Ithaca
From Lefkada - Fiskardo, Ithaca - Fiscardo and Ithaca - Sami. Information is provided at the following telephone numbers: Port Authority: +30 26740 22031, Port of Ithaca: +30 26740 32909, Port of Fiskardo : +30 26740 41400.

• Connection to Zante
Two times a day and only during the summer season (from May to October). From Pessada (Cephalonia) to Shinari (Zante).
Information is provided at the following telephone numbers: Port of Argostoli: +30 26710 22224 and the domestic shipping company +30 26710 91280.

Shipping lines:
1) Ionian Ferries:
+30 26710 27621, +30 26740 72250 (Poros)
+30 26710 92503 (Lixouri)
+30 210 3249997 (Athens)

2) Strintzis Ferries :
+30 26710 25151, +30 26740 72284 (Poros)
+30 26710 93142 (Lixouri)
+30 210 4225000 (Athens)
+30 2610 240.000 (Patra)

Schedules - Shipping companies:
www.gtp.gr/routesform.asp

By bus

There is a daily bus line from Athens to Patra - Sami and from Patra to Lixouri – Argostoli.

For the bus line Kyllini - Poros there are daily buses from Athens to Argostoli.

For the summer line Kyllini - Lixouri - Argostoli there are buses from Athens to Lixouri and Argostoli.

Information is provided at the following telephone numbers: Athens Bus Stations: +30 210 5150785, Lixouri Bus Stations: +30 26710093200, Argostoli Bus Stations: +30 26710 22276

Bus Lines: http://www.ktel.org/


Useful distances:

Sami - Lixouri 42 km (asphalt road – duration 45 minutes)

Poros - Lixouri 70 km (asphalt road - duration 75 minutes)

Fiscardo - Lixouri 50 km (asphalt road - duration 60 minutes)

Argostoli - Lixouri 30 Km (asphalt road - duration 30 minutes)

Pessada - Argostoli 15 km (asphalt road - duration 15 minutes)

Flights

• Connection to Athens
Daily departures from Eleftherios Venizelos. Time of journey: 45 minutes.

Information is provided at: Cephalonia International Airport: +30 26710 41511, Olympic Airlines: +30 26710 28881, Athens International Airport " Eleftherios Venizelos ": www.aia.gr .

• Connection to Zante - Prevesa - Corfu

Useful telephone numbers

Cephalonia KTEL (Buses) Athens: +30 210 5129448
STRINTZIS LINES: +30 210 3311862 (Athens), +30 2610 634000 (Patra)

Agencies in Ithaca:
Polyctor tours: +30 26740 33120
Delas tours: +30 26740 33103, +30 26740 32104, fax: +30 26740 33031
Agency of Astakos: +30 26460 41368, fax: +30 26460 41940
Agency Royal: +30 26450 31520
Port of Patra: +30 2610 34102
Port of Ithaca: +30 26740 32909
Port Authority: +30 26740 22031

Ferry - Shipping companies:

www.gtp.gr/routesform.asp

Bus Schedule – Shipping companies:
http://www.ktel.org/

Source: http://www.kefalonia-ithaca.com