How to get to Lefkada?

As the most popular tourist destination in Greece, it is easy to travel to Lefkada, either by plane or by ferry.

Below, you will find all the needed information to travel to Lefkada with ease!

In brief, Lefkada boasts neither an airport nor a main port, as it is connected to the mainland via a bridge.
Visitors can reach the island by car or bus from the mainland, or by ferry from Ithaca, Kefalonia and Meganissi.

Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore each and every spot on the island easily!


Lefkada is connected to mainland Greece via a bridge. Therefore, accessing the island via a car (or motorbike) is the easiest and most convenient option.
Having a car at your disposal during your vacations in Lefkada will allow you to explore the island extensively without depending on bus itineraries and following their strict schedules.
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There is no airport on Lefkada island, but the nearby region of Preveza hosts Aktion Airport. Aktion Airport receives flights from Corfu, Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Sitia (Crete), while during summer there are many extra flights from various locations around Europe. Note that no flights from Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" to Aktion National Airport are carried out.
From Preveza, you can easily reach Lefkada by bus or by taxi, since the island is linked to the mainland with a bridge.
You can rent a car in advance and select Aktion Airport as the pick-up point or pay a visit to one of the car rental desks situated at the airport. Alternatively, you can find further information about the timetables of KTEL buses on


There are no ferry connections between Lefkada and any location on the mainland, including Athens.
You can reach Lefkada by ferry only from Ithaca, Kefalonia and Meganisi. Ferries arrive either at the port of Nidri or of Vassiliki.
Apart from using the public means of transport, the best way to reach easily and quickly your destination from any of these ports is by car or by taxi.



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