How to get to Lefkada

Come as you are

By ship

Coastal link with Lefkada is not directly possible. The visitors can be assisted through the port of Igoumenitsa and then continue by road (95 km away). Alternatively there is the port of Patra (distance 176 km).

Lefkada's connection with surrounding islands

Island hopping in the Ionian islands | Lefkada | Lefkada Slow Guide

Island hopping in the Ionian is a unique experience

Line connecting Ionian Islands (everyday during summer with Lefkada Palace)

Island hopping in the Ionian is a unique experience so start planning your next holidays in Lefkada, Meganissi, Itaca, Corfu, Paxos and Zante now!

Summer 2024: The latest ferry routes & timetables for the Ionian Islands

Ferries from Kyllini, Patra, Astakos, Igoumenitsa

Kyllini to Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaki
Patra to Ithaki, Kefalonia
Astakos to Ithaki, Kefalonia
Igoumenitsa to Corfu, Paxoi

Local boats

(connections between nearby islands)
Corfu to Othonoi, Erikoussa, Mathraki, Paxoi
Lefkada to Ithaki, Kefalonia, Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos
Kefalonia to Ithaki, Zakynthos

There are daily ferry boat schedules from Nydri and Vassiliki to different destinations. From Vassiliki and Nydri you can go to Kefalonia, Ithaka, and from Nydri and Lefkada town to Meganissi. There are two different ferries which take cars and passengers and also a speed cruiser connecting Lefkada town with Meganissi island but it takes only foot passengers. The smaller islands, Kalamos and Kastos are accesible 5 times a week by small boats from the port of Mytikas (Akarnania). In order to get to Mytikas you have to drive or take the bus (KTEL). There are also cruise boats and private speed charters that organize daily trips and tours to all of the islands as well as the smaller islands that are nearby like Scorpios and Madouri.

See the ferry schedules and timetables from Vasiliki (Lefkada) to Fiskardo (Kefalonia)

See the ferry schedules and timetables from Nydri (Lefkada) to Ithaki (Frikes)

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Marina, Lefkada | Lefkada Slow Guide

One of Lefkada’s most recent acquisitions is the marina, the most modern in Greece, situated on the east side of the town. Its mooring capacity is for 620 boats and its buildings comprise a control tower, a multi-purpose building, sailing club offices, a complex of offices and shops, a small hotel, a boat repair and maintenance facility, parking for 455 cars, winter mooring for 300 boats, a road network and a green belt. It has a 1700 metre - long breakwater and 940 metres of floating wharfs. It is a town within the town of Lefkada with its own life, bars and restaurants also frequented by non boat - owners to enjoy its comforts and the picture of the liquid mirror of the channel reflecting the rosy fingers of the sunrise and the mystique of the moonlight.