There is no airport on Ithaca. The closest airport is located in Kefalonia, in the region of Svoronata. The airport of Kefalonia receives daily domestic flights from Athens and the trip takes 1 hour. There are also many direct flights from European airports to Kefalonia, as well as charters from abroad. After arriving by plane to Kefalonia, visitors can take the ferry to Ithaca from the ports of Smi or Poros.
Travel to Ithaca
Travel to Ithaca island, Greece: It is possible to travel to Ithaca only by ferry. Here is travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide, and information about our travel services.
Ferries to Ithaca depart from the port town of Killini in western Peloponnese. Occasionally there are ferries to Ithaca from Patra, but not every summer. These ferries from Killini first arrive in Poros Kefalonia and then continue to Pisaetos port in Ithaca. There are also ferries to Ithaca, Pisaetos port, from Sami Kefalonia. In summer, there are also ferries from Vassiliki Lefkada to Frikes Ithaca 3-4 times per week and local ferries to Ithaca from the port town of Astakos in mainland Greece.
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Useful numbers in Ithaca: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more