How to move around Corfu?

You will find information about transportation in Corfu and how to move around below.

You can move around Corfu by using a:
Public Bus (KTEL)TaxiCar RentalExcursion BoatsTourHorse Carriages
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In brief, having your own vehicle in Corfu is the most convenient option regarding transportation.
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KTEL Buses

Public Buses (KTEL)

Buses are the best option for visitors who wish to move around on a budget. Two kinds of buses are available in Corfu - the city buses (blue-colored) and the intercity buses (green-colored). They reach most areas of the island, including the most touristy beaches and villages, the airport and the ports. Extra routes and itineraries are added to the timetables as the high season approaches. The central station of both bus types lies within Corfu Town.

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KTEL Buses


A taxi might be a more pricey option compared to a bus but offers an easy and fast transfer to your destination. Taxis are frequently close to the port, the airport and all the touristy spots. You can arrange a pick-up by calling the following numbers: 0030 26610 39911, 0030 697 269 3459, or 0030 690 988 8369. 

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Car rentals in Corfu

Having a car or motorcycle allows the exploration of the island at the guests' pace and guarantees access to all spots, either popular or secluded! Travelers who do not plan on bringing their vehicle all the way to Corfu can rent a car from a local agency! Booking your desired vehicle in advance is recommended, especially during the busy months (July and August).
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Excursion boats

Excursion boats

Excursion boats that depart from Town, Sidari and Agios Stefanos carry out routes to the Diapontian Islands (Ereikoussa, Othoni, Mathraki). Additionally, some small boats that depart from the Old Port of Corfu reach the nearby Vidos islet, while others leave from the port of Paleokastritsa and head to other regional beaches.

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Organized Tours

There is no better way to explore a place than touring around it with the help of well-trained, experienced, local guides!

Choose the tour that appeals to you the most, visit the most breathtaking spots of Corfu, and create wonderful memories that will last for a lifetime!

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Horse carriages

Horse Carriages

In Corfu Town, you will spot some horse carriages, mostly in Spianada Square. These can take you on a tour of the Old Town of Corfu. The experience usually lasts from 40 minutes to 1 hour and rates are fixed.


Frequently Asked Questions

We have gathered the most common questions regarding transportation in Corfu and answered them for you.
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• How can I get to my hotel from the airport?

A public bus stop for bus line 15, taking you to the port and the historic town of Corfu, is right outside the airport premises, while a stop for bus line 2A can also be spotted nearby!
City bus routes connect different parts of the Town with the rest of Corfu throughout the year. Intercity buses from the Town to other destinations in Corfu are also available. If your accommodation lies in a more tourist-friendly settlement you may be able to reach it via bus.
Taxis and car rental desks are also found near the airport. If you prefer avoiding public transport, it is highly recommended to book a transfer service or a rental car in advance, especially if you are visiting during the high season. Car rental agencies can bring your vehicle to the port or airport premises upon request so that you can use it immediately!Having your transfer arranged will save you tons of precious time and allow you not to miss a minute of your vacation!
Finally, keep in mind that several hotels offer a shuttle service to guests, so contact your accommodation of choice in advance!

• How can I get to my hotel from the port?

A local bus stop lies right at the port of Corfu, with buses 15 and 2B taking you towards Corfu Town and the island's airport! Bus routes are available throughout the year, so if your accommodation of choice lies in the city center or a known settlement, you can reach it via bus. Plus, city bus itineraries to and from the center of Corfu Town are frequent.
Moreover, taxis are available at the port, the airport, and the center of Corfu Town, but due to the high number of arriving tourists (especially during the high season), catching one can be difficult. Booking a transfer service or renting a car guarantees fast and convenient transportation. Car rental agencies can bring your vehicle to the port premises upon request, in case you want to use it immediately.
Also, note that a handful of hotels offer a shuttle service to their visitors, so contact your accommodation of choice in advance!

• How can I get to Corfu Town?

Corfu Town can be reached by bus or private transfers from both the port and the airport of Corfu! The Town is one of the most well-known spots of the Ionian Sea, so city bus itineraries are frequent, especially during the high season months (over a dozen urban bus routes).

• How can I get to some of the finest beaches?

A rental car is your best bet to reach numerous beaches, including the popular Paleokastritsa, which is far from the city center. Some bus itineraries get to some of the Town's most popular shores, while taxis are always an excellent alternative. Nonetheless, if you are interested in visiting the most popular beaches, you may be interested in our organized tours!

• Can I rely on public means of transport?

Buses of Corfu connect the island's main spots with many popular villages frequently throughout the summer. On the other hand, if you want to explore select spots and the natural gems of Corfu with no time pressure in mind, rent a car of your preference. Book your car with us!

• Are the distances between Corfu Town and the tourist spots long?

Corfu is big and has many resorts and popular beaches, like Canal d'Amour and Bataria Kassiopi Beach in the northern part of the island. Fortunately, most tourist-friendly areas can be reached with ease via a city or intercity bus, a rental car, or a private means of transport! 



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