Lefkada is a large island with a great tourist infrastucture that provides various means of transport. Visitors have the chance to use the local buses, cars or motorbikes which are available for rent and the traditional boats for sea excursions.
Buses leave daily from the central bus station of Lefkada, just above the port. Buses run on a daily basis connecting Lefkada Town with almost all villages and beaches on the island, certainly the most tourist places like Nydri, Vassiliki, Sivota and Agios Nikitas. This is the cheapest way to travel in Lefkada.
Taxis are extensively used in Lefkada. Taxi ranks can be found in the capital town and at the most popular tourist resorts of the island. Book your taxi online!
In a large island like Lefkada a car would be more convenient for sightseeing trips. In case you do not have your private car, there are many car rental agencies in the most tourist places of the island. Some locations in Lefkada can not be accessed with the public bus, therefore having a car is very important to discover its natural beauties.
There are many boats and locals ferries in Lefkada. From the port of Vassiliki, there is local ferry to Fiscardo in Kefalonia and Frikes in Ithaca. From Nydri, there are ferries about 3 to 4 times a day to Meganisi island. Also there are small boats that go for excursions around the beaches of Lefkada and to close small islands. From Agios Nikitas, there are boats to Mylos beach. From Vassiliki, there are boats to Agiofili beach, while from Nydri there are many boats to Porto Katsiki, Scorpio, Kastos, Kalamos and other islands. Some boats from Nydri also go for day trips to Fiscardo Kefalonia and Ithaca.